11 tips for introducing your dog to your baby
If you’re pregnant, and the loving owner of a furbaby, there are many ways you can prepare your pet dog for the new arrival. Your dog will be faced with many changes – rooms may be closed off to him, his sensitive nose may be assaulted with all sorts of new smells. To limit the […]
This Is Why You Should Invest in a Baby Carrier
When I became a first-time mom, baby carriers were never on the top of my shopping list but now, 3 kids later, I can’t imagine my life without a baby carrier. It is a must-have product for me! Baby wearing or baby carrying has been around for centuries, just not in the way we know […]
How Many Clothes do Kids Really Need?
How often do you purchase clothes for your kids? Last year, I spent way too much money on clothing and I still felt like my kids had no clothes to wear even though their closets were full! How is that possible? Well… I did buy them clothes but nothing that could really mix and match with […]
15 Places to visit with Kids in Johannesburg
We live in a beautiful city – Johannesburg, South Africa that has so much to offer. Sometimes we forget to appreciate our own town and search for something in another city which we already have! I listed 15 places that I think you should visit with the kids especially during the school holidays since many […]
10 Common New-born Baby Rashes You Need to Know About!
This post is sponsored by Johnson’s Baby. After your baby is born, the last thing you expect is to worry about is skin rashes. The truth is that as a first-time mom – you can become very paranoid – even about the little things! We want our babies to look and be ‘picture perfect’! Anything […]
What to Expect in the first 10 days after giving birth to your new-born baby!
3-weeks-ago, I gave birth to my last born. Even though I am already a mom of two, everything still felt very new to me. If you are a first-time mom, you’re probably curious as to what to expect in the very first week as a new mother and have many questions like what will breastfeeding […]
5 Tricks for Getting Babies & Toddlers to Look at the Camera
These pro tips will help you say goodbye to bad pics of your kids Fess up, Mama: You used to take artsy shots of sunsets, award-winning dishes at Michelin-star restaurants and candidly staged shots from vacations to exotic hot spots around the world. These days? You get that “storage full” message from your iPhone weekly […]
6 tips to help you survive your baby’s first weeks
Coming home with a new baby, particularly if it’s your first, can be an incredibly daunting experience. A lot of new parents these days haven’t held a new-born baby at all until they hold their own. But don’t despair, you are not alone. Everyone feels overwhelmed at some stage in those first few weeks and […]
Starting solids – is your baby ready for solid food?
How do you tell if your baby is ready to start on solid food? It can be hard to know, especially if it’s your first baby. That’s while we have compiled this list of signs to look for to see if your baby is ready for solid food. Introducing your baby to their first tastes […]
Tired signs in babies and toddlers
Tired signs: why they’re important Children show they’re tired through changes in behaviour. For example, your child might be suddenly irritable, overactive or demanding. It’s important to look for your child’s ‘tired signs’. These signs let you know when it’s time to reduce stimulation and start settling your child for sleep. If you wait until […]