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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 43: Life of a Mom – I smell bacon!

“Brrrrrng”, the alarm chimes for the third time. I slowly switch it off being careful not to open my eyes just yet; my eyes tend to wake up the rest of my body, and I still want it to sleep a little longer. I smell bacon, mom must be making breakfast. Oh…wait…I AM THE MOM! […]

Getting to know – Alison from M.O.M. Diary

This is our very first “Getting to know you” featured article and we are excited to share a little bit more about Alison Deary from M.O.M. Diary. Are you a momtrepreneur, dadtrepreneur or familytrepreneur? Tell us more about how it all started? Momtrepreneur. In 2010 I was working for a company that went through a […]

Do you really know your Mom?

Inspired by Mother’s Day (12 May 2013), here are some results from the recent ‘From me to You’ research: Did you know… 40% of us don’t know how our mother met our father? 48% of us don’t know when they met? Capture this information before it is lost forever! Visit www.reflectionsinmotion.co.za to order this wonderful gift […]

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 […]

Pass the Biscuits, please!

When I was a kid, my Mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work. On that evening so long ago, my Mom placed a plate of eggs, sausage and extremely burned biscuits […]

My Mother Taught Me About…

1. My Mother taught me about ANTICIPATION… “Just wait until your father gets home.” 2. My Mother taught me about RECEIVING…. “You are going to get it when we get home!” 3. My Mother taught me to MEET A CHALLENGE… “What were you thinking? Answer me when I talk to you! Don’t talk back to […]

Easy Exercises for Moms and Dads

Recently, I wrote an article on how to incorporate exercise as part of your daily life (https://familytreasures.co.za/2012/09/making-exercise-part-of-your-daily-life). Here are some ideas of easy exercises that you can do in or near to home. Firstly, always ALWAYS start and end with stretching. For some simple stretches go to http://www.womensheart.org/content/Exercise/stretching_exercise.asp  Walking or Running Which ever you prefer, both are fantastic forms […]

Mother’s Job Description

TITLE: Mommy (also Mom, Mama and “But, MO-OOM!”) JOB DESCRIPTION: Team player needed for a challenging position in a chaotic working environment. Duration of the position: forever. Successful candidate will maximize learning potential of all subordinates and supply general coziness to the workspace. Candidate will possess excellent communication skills and must be able to “count […]