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WIN A PANADO® HAMPER JAM PACKED WITH GOODIES!

Did you know? You can probably tell just by looking at your little one if she/he has a stuffy nose, but it can be harder to spot a sore throat. An infection of the throat (pharynx) or tonsils may often cause pain, headache, and fever in children.1 Panado® Paediatric 5 ml Syrup, Peppermint Sachets, contain paracetamol, which helps manage fever and mild-to-moderate pain in infants and…
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An Open Letter To The Anxious Mama

Dear Mama I get it. I feel it too, sometimes Motherhood is hard Motherhood can be lonely Admitting this fact does not make you or me a bad mom; neither does it mean you’re not grateful to be a mom. It does not mean you don’t love your children. It is a fact, Motherhood is hard. Just when you thought you had figured it all out, a different stage hit you, and you are on your…
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3 Thing To Free Yourself From As A Mom

Who you are behind closed doors matters more mama This other day the kids and I went to the library, got some books and later on we went to the library park to play, I thought to steal a moment to myself while occasionally glancing at them. I received a call from my sister, while chatting to her I noticed glances from pass by and I translated that as “they probably think I’m a bad mom…
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When to start potty training?

Unpopular opinion; Start when you and your child are ready. Hear me out. Potty training is not all about your baby, you need to be ready and onboard as much as they do. Potty training like other milestones and developmental changes, I believe need the parent and child to both be ready for it to successfully happen. I remember with my first, I had all that I thought I’d need to start…
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Parenting With Grace Through The Terrific Twos

When I became a parent for the first time and my eldest was approaching her second birthday, I heard the term “terrible twos”. Most posts I read about the toddler stage were mostly about how terrible the stage was, I was warned and told that “your child is nice now, wait till they turn two” “oh the stage is so horrible”. I don’t want to lie, this kind of scared me But when my…
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4 things I don't say to my children and why I think you should avoid them too

Luluspov – Parenting with grace Parenting with Grace is challenging me daily to be more conscious of what I say to my children to make sure that what I say does not wound or influence the way they view themselves and the world. One of my main love languages is words of affirmations, I know how words affect my world, one of the gifts of kindness I prayerfully give to my little blessings is…
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A letter to the Invisible mom - Mom you are building a great cathedral!

It all began to make sense, the blank stares, the lack of response, the way one of the kids will walk into the room while I’m on the phone and ask to be taken to the store. Inside I’m thinking, ‘Can’t you see I’m on the phone?’ Obviously not; no one can see if I’m on the phone, or cooking, or sweeping the floor, or even standing on my head in the corner, because no one can see me…
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What I’m doing differently as a second-time mom.

(Please note that this post was written when I was still pregnant with baby #2, in my third trimester) Being a parent beautifully changes your life, and in all honesty, it seems like nothing prepares you for the reality. All that I know about being a parent(which was all theory), all that I gathered from books,experts, my mom, siblings, cousins, friends with kids, did not truly prepare me to be…
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How To Cope With Weaning Your Baby

Breastfeeding is one of the things I looked forward to as soon as I found out I was going to be a mom. I had witnessed all my sisters and cousins breastfeed their little ones and from then I knew I wanted to breastfeed my own children one day. I read all I could get my hands on about breastfeeding and I was prepared, however when I searching for information about weaning my little one, there…
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How to make reading fashionable to your toddler?

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” George R.R. Martin Today I came across a statement that was not so pleasing to read: ‘SOUTH AFRICA IS NOT A READING NATION’ According to a study by PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy) 78% of South African Grade 4 children cannot read for meaning in any…
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