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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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Children’s air travel tips that I swear by

I’ve flown with my kids at various ages and stages, including some long-haul flights, and there are a couple of things I’ve learnt –...
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How I conquered breastfeeding

We celebrated Breastfeeding Week recently and while it was beautiful seeing mothers on social media baring their breasts proudly to feed their babies, it...
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How do I tell someone that they can’t hold my baby?

Every few weeks, Julie and I gather a bunch of the questions about Life, the Universe and Parenting that you send our way and do...
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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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How to survive your wife’s pregnancy

This is a post my husband wrote from his perspective … My wife’s always sharing her perspective on parenthood on her blog Aisha & Life....
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67 charitable acts for Mandela Day

Not all charity is equal! As strange as this may seem, there is a “golden ladder” in charity that offers a hierarchy. Moses Maimonides...
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Savings and finances: An important part of your parenting checklist

The books, the stories and the antenatal classes never quite prepare us for what parenthood entails. We can learn how to bath an infant...

Growing a human being is wonderful but it’s not easy!

Regardless of how it came about – planned or a total surprise – pregnancy is a beautiful thing. Seeing your body swell with life...
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6 tips to make flying with the kids a breeze

June and July are our winter holiday months here in South Africa and many of us from Gauteng head down to the coast to...