When It’s TimeTo Stop and Smell the umm..Butternut
BY JESS MOUNEIMNE Well hello! Yes I know I have been scarce and I might need to reintroduce myself to some of you. Hi I’m Jess a very busy business owner and mom of two-One of whom is just three months old. If you haven’t noticed my absence it means Kath has been doing her amazing job, well, amazingly. Whether you have or haven’t, I want to get to the [Read More...]
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Celebrity Chefs and Foodies Join Hands to Save7Lives
Mommy Matters was so proud to be able to join in on the Save7 Lives Cupcake Drive yesterday at the Hotel School in Granger Bay, where food bloggers and few of South Africa’s top chefs and food personalities paired up with young organ donor transplant recipients to decorate some gorgeous cupcakes to help create awareness for the Organ Donor Foundation. [Read More...]
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What Do Men Really Want In Relationships?
Dr Adam Sheck, aka the Passion Doctor, lets the cat out the bag and shares the ultimate secret that all womanhood have been seeking to understand for centuries. What do men REALLY want in relationships? Is it the Barbie doll wife, loads of sex, or just a safe “man cave” where he can retreat every day after a long hard slog at work? Well, Read all his thoughts right here: [Read More...]
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Unleash your Inner Goddess with G-School on 2OVfm
This week on the Mommy Matters Show on 2Oceansvibe Radio we’ll be talking to Claire Minnaar, owner of Celebration.co.za and Momtrepreneur.co.za, an ordinary woman who, just like most damsels out there, have been stuck in the boring same-old-same-old routine. Having faced the ups and downs of balancing motherhood and running a business, both Claire and her business partner Jeanne Keyser, a sex coach, have had to experiment in the bedroom, [Read More...]
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Co-parenting Without Conflict After a Divorce – Is It Possible?
By Kathy Bruggemann Many of our readers and many of my friends are “single” Moms’. I’m quite realistic in the thought, probably because I’m a child of a broken marriage, that it IS possible in any marriage, and that I have actually contemplated (some days more often than others) that my son might one day [Read More...]
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Mompreneurs Networking Event: Using Social Media In Building Your Brand Online
Cape Town Mompreneurs – it’s your turn to take a look into the importance of using social media in communicating with your target market. This month the Mommy Matters team will be offering you the opportunity to look at a few of the social networking tools at your disposal to do better business online. Kathy will be encouraging you to look at your target market from a different view, run [Read More...]
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The Best Beauty Products For New Moms
By Chereen Strydom As a new mom, I’ve had my fair share of sleepless nights and I’m constantly mopping spit up off my shirt, so I know how difficult it can be to look even slightly put together – especially during the first couple of weeks of motherhood. Here are my tried-and-tested beauty products to [Read More...]
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Mommy Matters Discusses Bonding Challenges on 2OVfm
There’s so much discussion about bonding with a new baby that mothers often feel guilty if they don’t feel some incredible attachment to their new baby immediately. When experts talk about bonding, they’re referring to that intense attachment you develop with your baby. It’s the feeling that makes you want to shower him/her with love [Read More...]
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And The Winner Is…..
For Travel Tuesday last week, we ran a competition where you could win a Time-Out with the African Pride Arabella Hotel & Spa. The prize up for grabs was their signature 15 step African Rainforest Experience for 2 People which includes the following: Exfoliation Room – 10 minutes: Receive a salt scrub on heated slab [Read More...]
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Angelina Jolie Undergoes Double Mastectomy to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
By Kathy Bruggemann As a cancer survivor and one who has undergone genetic screening, specifically for the Breast Cancer gene, after my biological mother was diagnosed and past away from her second occurrence with breast cancer, this story peaked my interested, not from the sensationalist perspective that many will feel that Angelina might have gone overboard here as a result of “just statistics”, but from the perspective that there are SO many woman out there [Read More...]
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When it’s Not Love at First or even Second Sight
Did you struggle to bond with your baby? Not establishing that instant love connection can cause severe anxiety for any mom whether new or not. “Feeling that disconnection from one’s baby in the early days can be due to an abnormal amount of stress, separation at birth due to mom or baby not being well [Read More...]
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Joining Team ‘Single Mom’
BY ABBI SCHUTTE The past two months have been the craziest and hardest two months of my life. The fact that I have made it though each day, some with smiles and some with tears, but that I am still here, well that shows me how strong I am. In a week’s time, I will [Read More...]
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