I know in the back of my mind that these mums are not as perfect as I make them out to be. That sometimes they also cry themselves to sleep because it was a rough day. That sometimes they might have road rage for no reason and regret it almost instantly. That somewhere in the world, someone else also forgot to make change for that tooth fairy deposit under the pillow.Read more
Okay, this is a movie review with a difference. Because this review was written by two movie reviewers… who are married to each other… and who have very different opinions about many things, and agree on some things, but not this film. So it’s a He said/She said review of The Lion King (2019).Read more
The MamaMagic Baby Expo will be hitting the sunny shores of Durban at the end of August. This not-to-be missed event is a must for all expectant, new or returning parentsRead more
Preparing your kids for the future is a daunting task. Kids do what we do…not what we say they must do. And, with that, comes the parental responsibility to breed a generation of good actions, to lead by example and not dictatorship.Read more
Why it’s important to be healthy role models for your kids – and how YOU can get started.
You may not know it, but your day-to-day behaviour – from the way you drive or the tone of your voice to how healthy you are – is shaping the way your child will act for the rest of their life.
There are loads and loads of mommies out there, like me, who have chosen to have one child. For loads and loads of reasons. And many are fed up with the questions and the comments. But, I’m not. So I’m gonna come right out and say it: I rather enjoy being challenged on our family’s one child choice.Read more
As parents we have the responsibility to teach our children how to deal with their anger and other emotions in effective and appropriate ways. The following tools can help you manage your anger more effectively..Read more
Use load shedding to have some fun with your kids and family and take a break from the digital world. Here are some valuable ideas of what you can do.Read more
Online Safety for kids, practical tips – including kid friendly search engines, ground rules for the home and making apps safeRead more
Cleverly choreographed by Jaques de Silva, beautifully costumed by the legendary Sarah Roberts, and set to a host of re-jigged contemporary hits, ‘Goggas! A South African Musical’ is the story of Lady Caroline, a British butterfly, who accidentally lands in South Africa, and Antic, the picnic ant, who helps her.Read more
December has barely started, and you’ve already tried every boredom busting activity you can think of. Don’t worry, here are 26 fun and festive ideas to keep the kids entertained during the holidays.Read more
Break away from the city life – kick back at Irene Farm and African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection®. Both of these venues now boast some great new additions and are definitely worth a visitRead more