Heart, Soul and Mind

No Violence Against Women and Children

Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is an international campaign which runs from the 25 November every year. During this time, the South African Government runs a 16 Days of Activism Campaign to make people aware of the …

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Heart, Soul and Mind

A Mother’s Reflections

It’s almost Mother’s day – again! Can you believe it. Time goes so quickly when you have little ones, slowly on rainy days, but in general very quickly. My mother and I don’t necessarily have the “perfect” relationship but I must admit that my respect for her has doubled since I became a mom. You …

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Babies and Toddlers

How long should baby be sleeping?

thelaboroflove.com suggests that your baby should have the following amount of sleep: birth to 6 or 7 weeks: Newborns sleep between 16 and 20 hours a day. 1 month to 3 months: Babies at this stage will need to sleep around 8 hours at night, and another 8 hours during the day, for a total of …

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Creative Craft Corner

Valentine’s Idea: Cookies in a Jar

Looking for something different to do this year? This is a fun idea you can do with/without the kids. What you will need: Preserve Jars with Lids / Old Jam or Mayo Jars thoroughly cleaned Scrap Fabric Ribbon Glue Paper Recipe and Required Ingredients What to do: Thoroughly wash and dry the jars and lids. Pick a …

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