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40 amazing gift ideas for teachers – and most are under R300!

Looking for an amazing but affordable end-of-year gift for your child's teacher? We've put together a list of amazing teacher gifts for 2021, and...
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Your child’s first smartwatch: Neo, the smart kids watch featuring Disney

Time for your child’s first wearable – where do you start? Besides the device being eye-catching and fun to use, most important is that...
Calm meditation app for kids: Thomas & Friends

Meditation isn’t just for moms and dads, kids can reap the calming benefits too...

If the thought of your preschooler sitting calmly and enjoying some ‘quiet time’ seems laughable, then you’ll love the collaboration between toy manufacturers Mattel...
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5 baby nursery decor trends for 2022

If you're looking for decorating inspiration to help you put together your baby room or nursery, we've rounded up the decor trends that are...
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A head start that will help your kids master their future finances

Talking to your kids from an early age about the value of saving money and spending it wisely will help them to build good...
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Will starting solids make my baby sleep through the night?

As a sleep consultant, one thing I'm very aware of is how desperate moms are to get their little ones to sleep. I have...
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Dummy weaning: 6 ways to get your toddler to stop using a dummy

It's important to note that most children will give up the dummy when they're ready to - and you're unlikely to come across a...
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Christmas 2021 gifts for kids – everything under R100

From mini pinball machines to LEGO Duplo sets, pool floats and DIY stone-painting kits, we've put together a gift guide to make Christmas 2021...
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How the Covid pandemic has impacted early childhood development & what schools can do...

By Dr Bev Evangelides, Head of the Early Learning School at Reddam House Waterfall Cognitive development in small children was negatively impacted by the Covid...
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Christmas wish-list: My Garden Baby set to be HUGELY popular

It's here: My Garden Baby, the first nurturing product from toy giant Mattel. While there's a whole range, including a 2-in-1 Bath & Bed...