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New Baby Essentials

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One of my sister’s best friends is having a baby soon. Yay! So my sister asked me for a list of absolute essentials. This is tricky because for your first child, one always wants to get everything. I mean, everything looks so cute. And it .

How to travel with small kids and not lose your mind

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Is this really possible though? Travelling with small kids without losing your mind? I think it is…. to a degree. One parent/adult and one child is an easily achievable feat. I have travelled with Miss T a number of times and she was a .

Easter Family Traditions

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Easter has come and gone and we have all moved on to the next public holiday or the next celebrations. For some people, the Easter weekend is a time to reconnect with God. I think churches see a lot more people around Christmas and Good Friday. .

Our weekend away in Montagu: Holiday with two children

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I am one of the bravest people I know. Maybe it’s boredom, but I found myself on Booking.com a few weeks back looking for reasonable getaway places that catered for families with young children. I felt we all needed a break. My daughter .

My strong willed child

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I did not know I was strong willed until a few years ago (I know, I am in my almost mid thirties). As a child, I was always labelled as a difficult, stubborn, spoilt. So I spent the bulk of my childhood and adulthood trying to be an easier, more .

Brushing teeth with my toddler

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If all babies came with a manual, the world would be full of happy mothers. As in, if every child came with a manual specific to them, that would be awesome. What most mothers do (myself included) is run to books, Internet, friends, family. Most .

Miracle tonic

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My absolute favorite spice is turmeric. I have a number of favorites, but turmeric is KING! It is a wonder drug and I believe every home should have turmeric in their kitchen cabinets. I use it in everything, literally. Food, body, home. I use .

Discipline

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 Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 On Monday morning, a man reported seeing a girl child being ‘clobbered’ by a male relative (father, uncle or brother) he .

How to child proof your home

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A few days back I shared my experience about the importance of child proofing your home. Tpday I would like to share some tips on how to actually make sure your home is child proof. Plugs: Children love putting their little fingers in the plug .

Sleep training

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Sleep training! Wow! Parenting is not easy is it? I honestly used to think parenting was easy. My parents definately made it look very easy. They seemed to know what they were doing. Now that I have Miss T, I am struggling probably as much as my .