School holidays – how to avoid going insane or being bored

As we know, school holidays can be a daunting time. No matter if its 1 week or 5 weeks, it always seems so long. And when your kid/s are at school – they are stimulated, so when they are home, they expect the same… pressure is on! To make it as simple as possible (surviving the holidays, we have compiled a list of popular things to do), choose one per day:

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How many nappies will your child need/use through the baby & toddler years?!

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How to sneak veggies into your child’s diet…

If you have a fussy eater than this is for you, and thanks to Pinterest & other mom’s sharing their tips, we were able to compile a list for you:

-          Homemade milkshakes – add a banana/strawberries/spinach/beetroot or even some oats into the mix

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Top 5 ways to win a battle with a strong-willed child

Strong-willed kids are the best, but sometimes they can be rather challenging when it comes to negotiating against something that they have set their mind to. Whether it be to pack away their toys, say goodbye to a jungle gym and go home, eat their supper or even to sit still.

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Travelling with your child, how do you occupy them without them creating a scene on the plane?!

Planning a trip with your child is always an exciting thought and process. Selecting a destination, booking the tickets, applying for the visas and packing can be very exciting….

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How to create the Easter Magic without any Chocolate (or far less than usual)!

As Easter approaches, so does out fear for sugar-high children… Let’s face it, Easter has become all about the Easter Eggs sadly.  While it’s fun to let them investigate the garden and find lots of yummy eggs – afterwards, all they will do is eat as many of the eggs as they can, and then run around on a massive sugar high.

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What free samples should you try before buying a whole box for your new-born or for you?

Nothing more exciting than buying all the great smelling products for your new-born; bubble bath, shampoo’s and creams to name a few, but how will it suit your baby?

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Breastfeeding... "My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard"....

Every time I logon to Facebook or (blush) my gossip celebrity websites – I always see some report of celebrities getting verbally bashed from uploading a breastfeeding picture of themselves with their bundle of joy…. And every time I look at the images they are under-fire from, I can clearly see that they are always tastefully done & there is hardly any nudity.

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Santa reveals his secrets this year – tell your kids

Santa is already soooo busy and we know as December arrives, he is going to be relying on all his elves to help him sort out the presents, deliver them and makes sure that all the kids are on the good or naughty list by Christmas Eve. With this in mind, we phoned the North Pole yesterday and got to speak to Santa!

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How to fight the Mozzies this summer… Our helpful tips...

As summer arrives in South Africa, the pool covers are taken off, the kid’s splash pools are filled up to the brim with water, the sandpits are opened and all of the summer gear is unpacked. This is also the perfect season for those irritating mosquitos as they love (and breed) over water.

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