Il’l be honest, when we moved back to Joburg one of my biggest fears was that doing stuff with the kids was going to cost a fortune. In the Western Cape there are so many things to explore in nature that you didn’t have to spend any money to have a great day out. In… Read More Things To Do With The Kids In Gauteng – For Free!
One of the most daunting purchases you can make as a parent to be has to be a pram/ travel system. Its literally akin to choosing your first car. There are so many options out there and most prams take up a pretty hefty chunk out of your savings account, if you are careful in… Read More Selecting The Perfect Pram – Top Strollers To Check Out
I think I’ve mentioned it before, but, I am NOT a city girl. I may live in South Africa’s largest city, but I grew up a “bush girl”. Literally barefoot and hunting down snakes in the long grass on our plot in Botswana. It drives my husband crazy, I still walk around barefoot whenever I… Read More Love Local – My Eco Sprout – Getting Our Kids A Little “Greener”
March is officially “Craft Month” and boy oh boy, do we have a lot up our sleeves 🙂 The beauty of crafting with kids is that it often uses things typically found around the house. Egg cartons, tooth picks, pegs, cupcake cases, you name it; we will find something to craft with it 🙂 I… Read More Crafting With House Of York – Easy Crafts With HouseHold Items
My eldest got some tadpoles at school the other day, and the excitement was very very real! Everyday when I fetched him he would show me their progress and point out the ones that were growing. I had been waiting for the perfect moment to use my Toobs figurines from Kid-Ease, and this was it!… Read More Life Cycle Of A Frog – Squishy Sensory Bin Fun
We are pretty big fans of making things out of cardboard in our house. I love how a simple box can be turned into, well, anything your heart desires really! It drives my husband insane but I keep every single box after a delivery for the boys and I to turn into a magical masterpiece. Cardboard… Read More Creative Cardboard – Thinking Out Of The Box
I think the thing that I love the most about Motherhood, is that it’s opened my eyes and network to the most incredible, creative women. Since I’ve had the boys I have connected with women whose creative talents leave me speechless, literally! Claire is absolutely one of those women. I first came across Claire on… Read More Love Local – Felt and Fairies, Meet Claire From “The Little Banner Company”
Last week I was fortunate enough to meet an incredible women. Joanna Jensen is the founder and creator of the renowned baby skin care range, Childs Farm, that’s taking the world by storm. We first were introduced to Childs farm when it entered the South African market last year, so when I found out she… Read More Review: Childs Farm – Can it really help with Eczema?
How many times have we heard complaints, “Valentines Day is too commercialised”, “its just a money-making scheme”, “its only for couples”. Out of all the special occasion holidays, Valentines has to be my favourite, because of what it stands for. I wrote a blog last year on why I choose love (and always will), because… Read More Affordable Valentine’s Ideas For The Family
We love getting messy, and “special occasions” always give us the perfect excuse to theme our crafts or sensory play ideas. Valentines Day is one of our favourites, last year we did a different sensory tray with “dry ingredients” which I actually pulled out the other day to replay with, you can read more about… Read More Chocolate Sensory Soap Foam