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Sarah Booyens, Mascara and Mimosas

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Sarah is a beauty-product hoarding mama who simply cannot get enough coffee into her system. You can expect to see a little of everything in her blog Mascara & Mimosas, from what makes parenthood a bit easier to her latest beauty obsession – or even what DIY she’s just tried.
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Beauty hacks and treatments for the busy mom

Just because we are moms, it doesn’t mean that we don’t want to look or feel good. We still want our skin to glow...
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Introducing your dog to your new baby

Pregnancy is such an exciting time and one full of changes – for everyone! Very often, we forget what a massive transition it is...
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Screen time & our toddler: How we manage it all

Let’s be honest, the TV is an integral part of most households. In fact, many have more than just one. We use the TV...
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The 3 best parenting decisions my partner and I ever made

Being a parent is not an easy task; it seems like you have an important, life-altering decision to make every day with everyone giving...

5 tips to keep your toddler hydrated

Summer is in full swing here in sunny South Africa, hooray! It’s the season of running around outside, sweet fruit, delicious braais outside with...

Strange things you do when trying to conceive

Falling pregnant seems like a simple enough task, right? Truth is, when you’re in the thick of things, regardless of how long you’ve been...
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10 things I wish I’d known about the first week with a newborn

The birth of your kid is a wonderful thing, but when you get home and reality settles in, there are a few things that...
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4 steps to help you with body positivity

Body positivity is without a doubt one of the latest buzzwords and seems to be everywhere we turn. Don’t get me wrong, it’s such...
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I needed a break from my family & I don’t feel guilty about it!

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be flown to Cape Town for a work event. When I initially received the invitation...
baby photo shoot: how to take good photos of your baby

5 tips for taking photos with your baby

Every mama wants to capture special memories with their little ones (they grow up so quickly) so you book the photographer, settle on a...