Here are some awesome products that have been rounded up by the BabyYumYum team – they’re too good to try later!
New in the NUK range – NUK Temperature Control to help parents achieve the optimum temperature for more safety when feeding their baby. Temperature of the contents of the container makes it change colour: if the food is too hot, the normally blue indicator will turn white. Temperature Control is available in various designs.
Available from Baby City, Takealot, Dis-Chem, BabyBoom, Babies R Us, Makro, Game, Checkers, Pick ‘n Pay, Spar and selected pharmacies for R569.99.
Colic occurs in approximately 20% of all babies and can cause a great deal of anxiety, concern and exhaustion. Apart from feeding your baby the right quantity of food, changing their nappies regularly and providing physical comfort, you can try Progast Drops. It’s a natural herbal remedy that’s been formulated to soothe digestive discomfort. Always dilute in water. Tested free of heavy metals and other toxins. Consult your healthcare practitioner for children under three.
Available from chemists for around R195.
Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara
We’re not sure how such a great mascara can cost less than R70, but we’re not complaining. For eye-raising (in a good way) lashes, Essence’s Lash Princess is like royalty in your makeup kit.
Available from chemists and online retailers for around R68.
Moxie Kids Craft Box
If you’re tired of thinking up crafts, or want something creative that your kids will dive into, then Moxie Kids Craft Box, a monthly craft subscription box for children aged between three and nine, is a winner for you. Receive all the supplies you need to complete four awesome crafts with a fun new theme each month.
Available from the Moxie website, from R460 month to month, and at discounts for longer subscriptions.
Not that we needed another reason to be tempted by Lindt chocolate, but now we have another six… the new variants in the Creation range: Crème Brûlée, Milk Hazelnut, Wafer & Nut, Mint, Caramel, and Dark Hazelnut.
Available from Lindt stores and Woolworths for R69.95 for a 150g slab.
If you feel like a craft project for the kids, or want to give your furniture a new look, then Rust-Oleum spray paints are excellent (there’s even a glow-in-the-dark spray!).
This look below was created using Rust-Oleum® American Accents Satin Metallics in Aged Brass. It’s suitable for wood, glass, wicker, metal and more, and it can instantly transform your spaces – affordably.
Available from hardware stores and Takealot from around R160
Smirk shields are easy to assemble, and are so fun, kids will likely want to wear them.
They come in a range of designs, are comfortable, reusable and easy to clean. Smirk also stocks great fabric masks for adults and kids.
Available from the website from R185 per mask.
As its name suggests, Gluten Free Me products contain no gluten, and yet their baked goods are fantastic and so easy to make. Using cassava flour instead of regular flour, Gluten Free Me products include premixes for brownies, cupcakes, flapjacks, muffins, waffles and crackers. To order, go to the website.
Prices start at around R32, and the range is available on the website.
Warm slippers just make winter all the better, and we love these sheep wool numbers from Cape Union Mart. They are made of genuine sheeps wool, and have a durable outsole.
Available from stores and online for R599.