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More than just an Art Shop

Posted on May 5, 2017

Promoting the benefits of art for children

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Real Moms - The First Year

Posted on May 5, 2017

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Finding Contentment - Stay At Home Mom

Posted on May 5, 2017

‘Please don’t take this the wrong way, but what do you do all day?’

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Tools for Success

Posted on May 5, 2017

Developing emotional intelligence from a young age

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Monkey Bum Clothing: Something Different

Posted on Oct 4, 2016

Local mom, Lee-Anne Milne, was inspired to create her own range of unique clothing for young children after her son was born. She felt like there was not enough fashionably-designed clothing available, especially for boys. And so Monkeybum...

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A Happy Place to Learn and Grow

Posted on Oct 4, 2016

New Walmer-based pre-primary and aftercare to offer small classes and individualised attention in a safe, structured and supportive environment.

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Raising my Children in a Foreign Country

Posted on Jun 29, 2016

Two local moms talk about the dynamics of moving from one country to another while raising children and having babies.

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Hearing Loss in Children

Posted on Jun 29, 2016

Local Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Dr Neil Crosby, discusses the importance of testing a newborn’s hearing early on. He touches on what this involves and what can be done if a hearing problem is discovered.

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Interview

Nesting Place moved to Walmer: An interview with Jana Rademeyer

Posted on Mar 14, 2016

A visit to the Nesting Place is always a pleasant shopping experience. Jana Rademeyer chatted to us about moving the shop to a new and larger space at 250 Main Road Walmer, and how she manages the balancing act of nurturing a growing business and...

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Smiley Kids - a childcare option that offers security and quality eductation

Posted on Dec 7, 2015

Choosing the right chidcare can be a daunting and stressful process for any new mother. While facing the adjustment of going back to work is challenging, the task of appointing a daycare for your baby takes top priority.

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GENTLE DISCIPLINE: Parenting from a place of MINDFULNESS

Posted on Dec 1, 2015

Sherry Watkiss and Leche Kapp are counselling psychologists and managing partners at the Centre for Play & Innovation - is a dynamic company that is focused on using play to allow individuals and groups to optimise their true potential. In this...

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How to deal with a bossy toddler

Posted on Oct 27, 2015

Some toddlers are born trying to take charge of every situation; others are just passing through a bossy phase. Whichever category your toddler falls into, you’ll want to avoid constant power struggles. Starting a pattern of arguments, even...

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How do I know if my child is school ready?

Posted on Sep 14, 2015

Starting your child in school at the right time allows them to thrive throughout their school career and into their adult lives, providing benefits for the whole community and nation. So how do parents equip themselves to get it right?

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Activities for your 2 year old

Posted on Jun 25, 2015

A child this age wears their heart on their sleeve (and voice, fists, stamping feet, and crocodile tears). Most obvious as a change you see of your child, is that you seldom have to guess their emotional state.

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Treats or Tricks

Posted on May 7, 2015

I am rather concerned about the number of “treats” young children get these days. Many children are so over-indulged and spoilt, that the word treat has completely lost its meaning. It really is not supposed to be an every day event. For...

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Activities for your 12 month old

Posted on Apr 29, 2015

At this age, the way your baby plays may be changing. Now that they have perfected the art of picking up and manipulating small objects with their hands, they may be interested in more energetic play to strengthen arms and legs. But you still need...

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Praise and Worship

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

Isn’t it amazing, that as each little baby is born, he is the most beautiful baby in the world? Each new mother, and father, falls head over heels in love with the cute little face of their newborn. In retrospect, and objectively, some of them...

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The 5 Minute Morning

Posted on Mar 30, 2015

When it comes to babies, it sometimes seems that whatever activity we choose, they lose interest after about 5 minutes. A day is made up of so many 5-minute periods, so how can we engage our babies and toddlers for longer, and turn those 5 minutes...

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Dummy Weaning Tips

Posted on Mar 16, 2015

So many parents say ‘my child will not have a dummy’ But then the crying starts, parents resort to using a dummy and your baby and their dummy become inseparable. But when it comes to separating your child, it’s a task, which is a little...

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How much time should I spend with my child each day stimulating them?

Posted on Mar 9, 2015

How much time a parent should spend with their child is age specific. But it is important to remember that the early years of a child’s life are years or rapid development and change. And, it’s because of this that it is important to...

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