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‘Tis the season to be spendy

The next couple of weeks are the peak buying season of the year. Keeping in mind our national recession, we look at ways to...
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Summer lovin’

December is usually a special time of the year. As South Africans, we generally take a well-earned break and head off for some quality...
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There are things I feel mom guilt for, but not these …

Is there a mother out there who hasn’t felt that “mom guilt” somewhere along the line? Like all moms, I carry mother guilt, but...
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5 reasons kids need experiences (and not things)

Many of us are in search of a more minimalist life. We’re building capsule wardrobes, decluttering our kitchens and doing away with material objects...
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Having a blast on a budget

The money pinch is more real now than ever before, with the petrol price on a continued upward trajectory. You have stripped your budget...
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6 ways to reinvent summer with drinking yoghurt

Just because yoghurt has been around in some form or another since 5 000 BC, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a modern twist on...
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10 arts & crafts activities for the holidays

Holidays are upon us and there are myriad fun and exciting activities that you do at home with your little ones. There is no...

Finding your festive while pregnant

Happiness is a choice, so you can be jolly at Christmas if you want to – you are pregnant, not sick. Let’s make this...
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Travelling with kids

The holidays are around the corner (yippee!). I hope that you’ve already decided what you are going to make for Christmas pudding. One other...
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No, you shouldn’t eat your placenta, here’s why

In almost all mammals, the placenta - the organ that develops in pregnancy to provide oxygen and nutrients to the baby and remove waste...