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Pamela Madonsela

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Entertaining The Kids | BabyYumYum.co.za

Entertaining the kids this weekend without breaking the bank

With the small attention span kids have, they can quickly get bored. Weekends and holidays are lessons that playing with toys and colouring or...
Learning Through Play | BabyYumYum.co.za

These local items can teach your child a new language through play

Learning through play is an important aspect of the development of a child and parents will agree that teaching these little people is not...
Should Parents Apologise To Their Children | BabyYumYum.co.za

Should parents apologise to their children?

Growing up in a society that has never taught parents to deny their mistakes nor apologise to their children is challenging. Years later, parents...
A four-year-old - Screentime & Learning | BabyYumYum.co.za

A four-year-old, screen time and learning

My toddler’s favourite item in the house must be my phone, we co-own it. Not sure when she figured it all out, but she...
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The fallacy of the supermom: Moms are tired

From being labelled supermoms to multi-taskers, the truth is that mothers are tired, and it is okay to feel that way. With working from...
children playing in their parents bed: what does cosleeping with your children mean for your sex life

What does co-sleeping with your children mean for your sex life?

I'm a mom of two very busy toddlers, a three-year-old daughter, Omntimande, and a one-year-old son, Lubambo, and I have a confession to make:...
uncertainty ahead sign: What to do when you and your partner can’t agree on how many children to have

Conflict resolution: What to do when you and your partner can’t agree on how...

“How many children do you want?” It seems like an easy enough question but it can be one of the hardest decisions you’ll make,...
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What are some of the most useful gifts for new moms?

When last did you attend a baby shower? Family and friends go all out to celebrate the new mommy and her bundle of joy...
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Becoming a dad when you didn’t have a father

When a boy loses his father, it raises a lot of questions but the most difficult is when they transition from a boy to...
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Toddlers and the struggle of cot-sleeping: A parent’s view

When it comes to toddlers and cot-sleeping, I really did think it would be a walk in the park as it was when my...