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Valentine’s Idea: Heart “Attack”

Give a loved one a “Heart Attack” on Valentine’s Day! This is a fun way to involve the kids and teach them about kindness. What you will need Different colour papers A pair of scissors Colour Pens/Crayons Prestik or Tape Directions Cut out different size hearts from the colour paper Write sweet messages about/for your loved one – “You are […]

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Treats for kids with Allergies

While I have created, found, dreamed up some fabulous treats for my family, sometimes…just sometimes…it is nice to purchase something from the store that is safe and that they will enjoy. Wellness Warehouse has some great treats, if you are in Cape Town. If not, I see that you can also shop online and have it delivered in and around […]

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10 tips for School Time with your Toddler

Creating a special time (if you are at home or have time in the evenings or weekend) with your toddler to learn about words, numbers and the wonders of the world is a wonderfully rewarding experience. You may not be able to manage this everyday but it is worth the effort to try at least 3 times a week. Where […]

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Teaching your child how to swim

You’ve got all your gear ready to go. You’re well rested and so are your kids.  Where do you start? Your first visit to the pool will set the tone for the lessons to come. Use what you know about your child to make it a great experience for him, and he’ll be happy to come back again and again. […]

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Imhoff Farm (Western Cape)

The dairy and livestock farming of yesteryear is no longer viable on this once remote stretch of land, however. Now on a busy tourist route, the farmstead has evolved into Imhoff Farm, a commercial hub with old-world charm. Present owners (since 1912) the Van der Horst family are committed to maintaining the “country farm” atmosphere, providing an excellent “one stop” […]

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Noordhoek Farm Village (Western Cape)

Noordhoek Farm Village is an enchanting destination for families, friends and visitors and is just 25 minutes from Cape Town City Centre. Apart from the various lifestyle stores and restaurants, Noordhoek Farm Village also has a fun playground which is adjacent to Café Roux, so you can have a bite to eat while the kids fit in some play time. Noordhoek Farm […]

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Play-it-Safe Rules

I found this list on the Safely Ever After Website. I think it is a good list to go through with your child, very specific and very pertinent to our day and age. 1. I AM THE BOSS OF MY BODY! 2. I know my NAME, ADDRESS, & PHONE NUMBER, and my parents’ names too.         (Don’t forget: kids need to know […]

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8 Winter Warmer Ideas

With school holidays around the corner, I thought it apt that to give you some ideas to entertain the kids while trying to stay warm indoors… Winter Printables – There are lots of puzzles and colouring in pages on the internet that kids will love and you can print these for free! Try choosing a theme for the week and then do something different […]

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Birthday Budgets

Teaching your children how to use money wisely is one of the best life skills that you can teach them. Giving them a “Birthday Budget” is a great way to teach your children how to live within their means. For your child’s next birthday, tell them that they can spend X amount on their entire birthday. They can decide what they spend it […]

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Bunny Ears for Easter

Keep the kids busy this Easter with these fun bunny ears which they can wear when they go on their Easter Egg Hunt! What you’ll need: White poster board Pink paper/board Scissors Pencil Glue Tape or stapler Easter stickers (optional) Markers, crayons or colored pencils (optional) How to make it: Cut a strip of poster board to fit around your […]

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Soccermom aupair & transport franchise opportunity

Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town Franchises already sold! Following the implementation of Soccermom’s innovative business initiative, and its success in helping many families with transport throughout Gauteng, the company is looking to expand its business into the rest of South Africa, by franchising nationwide. Soccermom is offering the opportunity to potential franchisees to own and manage successful Soccermom franchises. We […]

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Gold Reef City (Gauteng)

An Amusement Park apparently situated on an old Gold Mine. Lots of fun for Adults and Children alike. Be prepared to get wet and dirty (and enjoy doing it). Tel: (011) 248-6800 Fax: (011) 248-6863 Email: info@goldreefcity.co.za Website:  http://www.goldreefcity.co.za

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