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Thanks, I’ll Try That!

Struggling-mother

By Natalee Holmes. Friends of ours just had a baby. Their first baby. I am always so excited when people have their first children. Especially people who are so special to me. I am always so thrilled at how much they have to look forward to. And I just want to tell them everything I know in one go to help them. I remember when my first son was born. I remember what it was like to hold that teeny tiny human and look into his big blue-grey eyes and wonder what he was going to be like. I remember counting his fingers and toes and being grateful he was [Read More...]

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Volvo Presents Dudes To Dads At Johnson’s Baby Sense Seminars 2014

Volvo Dudes to Dads

If you missed our post last month, you won’t be aware that our resident Super Dad, Richard Hardiman will be representing Dudes to Dads at this year’s Johnson’s Baby Sense Seminars. We are very proud to announce that Dudes to Dads will be in partnership with Volvo Cars South Africa at this countrywide roadshow that’s synonymous with sensible parenting. As a vehicle brand that’s renown for vehicle safety, we’re delighted that Volvo will be our partners to bring to you a display of one of their favorite family vehicles at each Seminars, which will be held in Durban, Port Elizabeth, [Read More...]

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#67 (Wellness)Tips on Mandela Day

Wellness Mandela Day

Mandela Day is about making a change in the world for the better. No matter how small. Wellness Warehouse celebrated Mandela Day this year by sharing 67 health tips with South Africa – one tip for each of the years that Nelson Mandela spent making the world a better place. With us, with their shoppers, on social media, and we’re sharing them with you! Wellness Warehouse believes that wellness is every South African’s right and that it’s every South African’s [Read More...]

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Review (& Giveaway): Dirty Birdie Bath!

Dirty Birdie Bath

So I’ve recently stumbled upon a kids bath product that is taking over my bathroom with its brightness and cheer! Strolling through one of the Wellness Warehouses a few weeks ago, I found these bright little sachets of happiness, and as soon as we got home, my son “needed” to bath. From a not-so-little town you’ve probably never heard of in Germanland, called Dresdner, the Dresdner Essenz company created the Dirty Birdie range of certified organic bath cosmetics specifically for children, with specific natural essential oils to help do the [Read More...]

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Magic

Do You Believe In Magic?

By Natalee Holmes. Last week I was hit with that awful question that a parent dreads…ok, ONE of the awful questions every parent dreads.. “Mommy, is Santa real? Miguel says it’s the parents. Is it?” I was driving. And when he said “I just want to know the truth now” I realised that it was time to tell him. But I was driving. He was behind me. And I knew that this kind of bubble [Read More...]

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Iparent Workshops

Join Our Exclusive iParent Workshop!

As a mom of a 4 year old, I’m so aware of THE “burning issue” in South Africa of Education. The questions of ‘which school’, ‘which opportunities’, ‘which extra-curricular activities’, ‘what will give my child the best advantage’ are ever-present in conversations with my son’s father, because we know that too many public schools are [Read More...]

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divorce

I Got Divorced Last Week… and I’m Still Standing!

By Kathy Bruggemann. Yes, it didn’t actually kill me. There were moments in the last months, and if I have to be quite honest, specifically on court day last week, that I was actually hoping the earth would just swallow me whole, and that this reality wasn’t mine. It’s not as much that I didn’t want it, ‘cause for those who have engaged and asked, who know the situation or us, understand that this decision was indeed spurred by me almost a year ago now. But finality is a surprise, [Read More...]

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Sleepover at The Aquarium

Movie Night At The Aquarium

Do you need a little break from the kids for just a night in the school holidays? Possibly a date night with your man, but don’t know what to do with the kids? The Two Oceans Aquarium will be hosting a special Movie Night themed sleep over this Friday (11 July) night, limited to 30 children. Let them arrive on the red carpet (with flashing “paparazzi”) dressed as their favourite movie character, enjoy two movies, unlimited popcorn, dinner, hot chocolate before bedtime, which will be enjoyed in front of either the Kelp [Read More...]

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Review Fresh Squeezed

REVIEW: Get squeezing with the Infantino Fresh Squeezed Squeeze Station

By Chereen Strydom: The ingenious tool that makes preparing and storing your own purees easy – and so much fun to boot! Confession: I rely on ready-made baby foods far too much than I’d care to admit. As a work-from-home mom, I’m working against the clock at the best of times so any free time that I do have, is spent playing with my son, as opposed to in the kitchen slaving over the stove and whipping up fantastic, nutritious [Read More...]

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Baby Sense Seminars 2014

Baby Sense Seminars a MUST This Year for All New Parents

Now in their 11th year, the Johnson’s Baby Sense Seminars are back to deliver the latest parenting advice for new and soon to be parents. The expert speaker panel will share invaluable insights and guidance for all parents embarking on this very special but sometimes challenging journey. This year’s industry professionals are Meg Faure (occupational [Read More...]

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Disney On Ice

Disney on Ice is Back.. and Celebrating 100 years of Magic!

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their friends from Disney’s Mulan, The Lion King and Pinocchio, and Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Toy Story, take to the ice for a grand celebration in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic. This fanfare production features more than 60 unforgettable Disney stars that span the [Read More...]

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Make Way for Noddy

Noddy is Back!

It’s become a yearly tradition with Ben and his friends over the Winter holidays, to visit the Artscape Foyer for a catch up with on his favourite little guys. Noddy and his friends are back! Enid Blyton’s name is synonymous with Children’s stories, none being more famous than Noddy. Directed by Cheryl Abromowitz, adapted by [Read More...]

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REVIEW: Get squeezing with the Infantino Fresh Squeezed Squeeze Station

Review Fresh Squeezed

By Chereen Strydom: The ingenious tool that makes preparing and storing your own purees easy – and so much fun to boot! Confession: I rely on ready-made baby foods far too much than I’d care to admit. As a work-from-home mom, I’m working against the clock at the best of times so any free time that I do have, is spent playing with my son, as opposed to in the kitchen slaving over the stove and whipping up fantastic, nutritious [Read More...]


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