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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Halloween & the impact on kids

I have been reading many negative reports online about exposing one’s child to the evil nature of Halloween, these articles have become quite heated with mentions of evil spirits, worshipping the dead and exposing your child to the dark side of the world…. Sorry if I ruffle some feathers here, but seriously, they are kids!

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Momi Bags goes Stylish with this NEW design...

Not saying that all baby nappy bags are hideous.... But I am sure you have seen lots of moms walking around with these bright-coloured, clashing, cartoon-looking nappy bags, yet they are dressed super fashionably, in designer gear. It just looks wrong!

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How to get your child to hold their own bottle?

Encouraging your baby to hold their own bottle can be quite a battle. Some parents are super lucky, their kids just do it from early on… Other moms, like myself, struggle to get their child to hold there bottle. For no other reason, than they just prefer mom to feed them!

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Win a pair of pretty-in-pink Shooshoos

It’s here – a competition for all the gorgeous girls out there! Win a pair of rubber-soled pretty-in-pink Shooshoos, size 7 (which fits a 2 to 3 year old on average).  Pack them away, wear them now, win them for a friend or donate…. We don’t mind, just enter & share the love!

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School Holidays are here… YAY (or a mom’s worst nightmare….. jokes)

With school holidays here, no matter how old (or young) your child is, or how busy they are… You will need to think of a few ideas to entertain them with. Whether they go to school, stay at home or do a combination – school holidays always seem to make them attention-seeking handfuls.

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Knots, tangles… disaster toddler hair styles, how to control the frizz?

For some reason when babies & toddlers wake up, they always seem to have formed hectic knots in their sleep. They must toss & turn all night long, rub their hair… who knows… all we know that is the morning it is time to untangle the knots and fight the “wildness”…
 
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Cotton bedding vs cheaper blends….? What is the best for your baby?!

For this one, the answer is simple – natural fabrics is a must for your baby & this applies to clothes too. A baby’s skin is extremely soft and very sensitive; sometimes poly-blends can be quite harsh on the skin and can sometimes even cause mild rashes.

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Are bumpers a danger in the cot? Or are they a safety-must?

As an online baby store & a mother, the question of stocking bumpers came up quite a few times.

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Why Cloth Nappies are not for the old-school moms but for the hip & upcoming mothers…

We used disposables for our little boy, simply because the thought of having to sterilize and wash nappies was more than I could handle with a new-born! I am an avid recycler and donator, love to help others and do my best to save the world, but for once I threw that away and used disposable….

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