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5 Places to take your kids when its raining in Cape Town

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We know we need the rain and we absolutely love the rain (after that day zero scare, we love rain to the moon and back). But…. if you have small kids like mine, you will be missing some sunshine so the kids can run around outside and burn .

Febrile Seizures: My family’s experience

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My family's experience with febrile seizures.

Acing that nanny interview: a guide for potential nannies

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When I was expecting Miss T, we wanted to take her to a day care when I went back to work. We looked at a few daycares around the neighbourhood and the conditions were appalling. At one creche I sent my husband and he came back determined that .

Strawberry Picking in Cape Town

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With an almost 3 year old, our weekends are never simple stay at home do nothing weekends. One thing that is a must when you have a toddler is strawberry picking. There are a number of farms around Cape Town where you can do that at this time of .

Traveling with a toddler

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The first time we travelled with Miss T, proper travel, not drive to Hermanus, was when she was a few months old. We were driving from Cape Town to Gaborone for a wedding. We were carrying so many things, we thought it would be easier to drive. .

It’s my Birthday!

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It’s my birthday today. “What day is this?¬†No wonder it is very cold in a special way. A day different from all the others. Why? Because God chose this day to bring you to this world. You bring a smile not only in our hearts, but .

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 .

Miss T and the stomach flu

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Helpless is an understatement when your child is sick. Last week, Miss T was sick. I didn’t see it coming. She had a little cough, and that’s just what it was, a little cough. On the Monday (last day of the holiday), we had breakfast .

Happy places 

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   I honestly believe that every one should have a happy place. Ideally we should be happy wherever we are, but we know that is not always possible, so we need to have that one place where we can get our happy on.  When I was .