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Dis-Chem BoobaLoo Expo for Moms, Tots & Babies – Win Tickets!

It’s time for another great Expo. This time for all our Pretoria moms and tots. The BIGGEST Baby and Toddler Expo to hit Pretoria was the talk of the town in 2018, with over 100 carefully selected exhibitors, showcasing the best that South Africa’s baby market has to offer. With over 10 000 feet through […]

Week 44: We had a Magical time at MamaMagic!

We had a magical time at MamaMagic this year. Did you attend? We were greeted by the lovely Fadwa, our VIP hostess, and welcomed into a Mom’s dream space! Any product you wanted or question you had, could be found there. Here are some photos from MamaMagic: Watch our video from MamaMagic: It was also […]

MMR Vaccine

MMR stands for Measles, Mumps & Rubella (sometimes referred to as German Measles). Vaccines against Measles, Mumps and Rubella are often given together at 15 months (instead of the Measles vaccine alone) and is administered again at 5 years of age. MMR & Autism The MMR vaccine has received a lot of bad press as […]

16 Week Injection

The 16 Week injection, as with the 8 and 12 week injections, consists of the following: Immunisation against Diphtheria, Tetanus and acellular or whole-cell pertussis (DTP) and Haemophilus influenza type B combined. As well as, Hepatitis B (Hb) and polio. For more information on these diseases, please read our previous article on the 8 Week Injection. […]

12 Week Injection

The 12 Week injection, as with the 8 week injection, consists of the following: Immunisation against Diphtheria, Tetanus and acellular or whole-cell pertussis (DTP) and Haemophilus influenza type B combined. As well as, Hepatitis B (Hb) and polio. For more information on these diseases, please read our previous article on the 8 Week Injection. At this […]

8 Week Injection

Hesitantly you enter the doctor’s/clinic’s room preparing yourself for your baby’s first ‘shots’…. It is never an easy thing to see your poor baby, which you have nurtured and loved for all of eight weeks, being injected with diseases via a needle which you yourself cringe at the sight of! Nevertheless, these first injections are […]

Healthy Toddler Biscuits

Biscuits that you can make with or for your toddler Cheese Biscuits Ingredients 1 cup plain flour (or wholewheat if you have) 50ml butter 1/2 cup grated cheese (cheddar or whatever you have at home) Directions Rub the butter into the flour with your fingers Add the cheese and bring it together to a dough. Roll out […]

Faithful to Nature

Faithful to Nature is an Online Shop founded in 2007 to provide South Africans with the option to buy genuinely organic and green products online.  They carefully check the ingredients of every product before they sell it and disclose full ingredient lists for every product sold. Their green products of a very high quality and their […]

Parents & Child Association Kids Clubs

The Parent and Child Association runs weekly Kids Clubs for parents and their babies, from 3 months to 4 years of age. Focused attention between parent and child is an excellent way of expressing unconditional love and is the most accepting climate we can create for our children to work in. The Kids Clubs have […]

Introducing Solids

Every parent has a number of magical parenting moments pre-programmed in his or her brain even before the baby is born. Watching your child’s first step…. Having your first phone conversation…. Letting go of the two-wheel bicycle for the first time as your child   rides away… All are common, wonderful parenting expectations. The first feeding […]