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The Little Pages Online Business Directory

Posted on May 11, 2017

An online space for parents to find local service providers

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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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Mom Of The Month

March 2017 - Nomasonto Mtshotshisa

Posted on May 5, 2017

Triple portion of love this past Valentines Day

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I don’t know whether to laugh or cry

Posted on May 5, 2017

Getting Deep

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Tools for Success

Posted on May 5, 2017

Developing emotional intelligence from a young age

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“Are we there yet?”

Posted on May 4, 2017

Easter Holiday Road Trip Hacks to make the journey part of the fun

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The Importance of Smell

Posted on May 4, 2017

Keeping baby calm after birth

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Cute Crotcheted Critters with a Twist

Posted on Apr 28, 2017

According to the World Health Organisation, there are an estimated 15 million babies born ‘preterm’ each year. Many are severely affected due to complications from being born too early.

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Coffee & kids

Posted on Dec 30, 2016

Coffee shop & party venue in Lorraine is the perfect place to enjoy good food while the kids are entertained. Coffee & Kids Company is the brainchild of Monique Biddulph. As a qualifed foundation phase teacher and mom of three, Monique has always...

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Mom Of The Month

This month we have a DAD OF THE MONTH: Michael Kliment

Posted on Dec 1, 2016

Michael Kliment made headlines earlier this year when he had to make the extraordinary decision to travel to Slovakia to ‘kidnap’ his nine year old daughter, Mija.

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Real Moms: Boy Mom vs Girl Mom

Posted on Nov 8, 2016

We chatted to two local moms about the dynamics of having a house full of boys vs a house full of girls.

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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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Kids Rule at the 2016 Kids and Baby Expo

Posted on Sep 29, 2016

This year, the popular Herald First Choice Kids & Baby Expo is ensuring that kids rule! Plenty of children’s entertainment is planned alongside a quality exhibition of the best products and services available to parents in Port Elizabeth.

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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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I need to because I want to

Posted on Jun 22, 2016

During an outing to the beach recently, my nearly three-year-old was assisting with the packing up and I noticed him collecting a bucket full of periwinkle shells. He clearly intended for the collection to be brought home and I envisioned them...

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Mom Of The Month

June 2016: Danielle Horne

Posted on Jun 22, 2016

Danielle is mom to two biological sons and two adopted daughters. She shares with us the hopes, fears, heartaches and joys of her family’s road to adoption. Although she initially did not think adoption was for her, she is now an advocate for...

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Dear first child, dear second child...

Posted on Apr 20, 2016

While lying in my son's bed last night while he fell asleep, I began to think about my parenting journey thus far. A humbling experience to say the least, and many lessons learned. Here are some thoughts that came to mind, little notes that I...

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A New Normal

Posted on Mar 14, 2016

A simple misunderstanding reminds me that parenting is not what I expected it to be, but it's wonderful... A friend recently came to stay with us, and she brought her own box of Special K cereal with her. It’s her breakfast of choice.

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Choosing a Family Pet

Posted on Mar 14, 2016

Choosing a family pet can be a big life-changing decision, and not only for the new furbaby entering your lives. We took the time to chat to the team at So Adoptable about the importance of adopting your new family member from an animal shelter.

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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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CrossFit in Port Elizabeth - An interview with a mom who CrossFits

Posted on Dec 1, 2015

Hydeh-Mari Elkington is a 37 year old mom of two very energetic and talented boys aged 10 and 6. She met her husband in high school and have been happily married for 14 years. She is a qualified Physiotherapist with a special interest in post...

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A Beginners Guide to Introducing Grains

Posted on Dec 1, 2015

It's fun, easy and satisfying to cook healthy options for baby.  The addition of ground grains is a great way to introduce new textures, flavours, and nutrition to your baby’s diet.

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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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Date Night Review: The Friendly Stranger

Posted on Dec 1, 2015

On the rare occassion that my husband and I go on a date night, I always wrack my brain thinking about where I would like to go. We recently had the pleasure of enjoying an evening together at the Friendly Stranger - and now I know where to...

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Holiday season movie line up

Posted on Dec 1, 2015

Enjoy an outing to the movies with your children during the holidays. Here’s a roundup of the new releases you can expect from Ster Kinekor over December.

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FirstBIKE balance bikes now available in South Africa

Posted on Nov 30, 2015

FirstBIKE® is a new internationally acclaimed balance bike designed specifically for children between 2-5 years old. These awesome bikes are available from www.firstbikeafrica.co.za and would make the perfect Christmas present for young children...

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Affordable family getaway close to Port Elizabeth

Posted on Nov 26, 2015

If you are looking for an affordable family holiday destination within a reasonable driving distance from Port Elizabeth, then you should consider Grootnek Guest Farm situated in the scenic Langkloof Valley along the Cape Route 62 just beyond...

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Events and activities for children in Port Elizabeth over the festive season

Posted on Nov 26, 2015

The school year will be coming to an end soon and your children are no doubt looking forward to their summer holidays. If you will be sticking around in Port Elizabeth for the festive season, here is a roundup of some family-friendly events and...

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It's Competition time at the Little Pages

Posted on Sep 30, 2015

We have now launched our competitions feature and our Little Pages business community have some awesome prizes on offer. Browse through the competitions on offer and check back monthly so you don't miss out on some fantastic prizes. If you would...

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Interview with Linda Harwood about the Kids and Baby Expo

Posted on Sep 28, 2015

The Kids and Baby Expo is the biggest family expo in the Eastern Cape and it is happening this weekend (2 - 4 October) at the Boardwalk Exhibition Centre in Summerstrand. The expo has much to offer young families in the form of exhibitors,...

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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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Spring has Sprung!

Posted on Sep 1, 2015

Spring day may be a bit wet this year, but it seems the sun is saving up for the weekend ahead.

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Natural Remedies for Children - Goodbye Winter Bugs!

Posted on Jul 22, 2015

Every year we’re dealt a dose of those old winter bugs that bring the common cold and chesty coughs to our normally healthy children. Sometimes, we’re bewildered that our child has picked up a dreaded sniffle because we feel we’ve taken good...

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Who and what is the Little Pages?

Posted on Jul 10, 2015

If you are a parent in Port Elizabeth, you may have recently visited the website or perhaps seen a Little Pages post on Facebook. We thought that it would be a good idea to share with you some information about who we are and what our vision is.

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Send us your Mom of the Month Nominations

Posted on Jul 2, 2015

Every mom is a hero. The Little Pages is looking for nominations for our Mom of the Month feature. Do you know a local mom who has a story to share with other moms? We are looking for moms who have walked a unique road in their parenting...

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Parenting styles and techniques (Part 2)

Posted on Jul 1, 2015

The second part in an a two-part series on parenting styles and techniques from the Super Granny Team: Your child needs you more than you can imagine. Maintain a sense of humour and do not take it personally. It is only a wrong choice THEY are...

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Effective Time Out

Posted on May 5, 2015

In their book, “Raising Happy, Healthy Children”, Andalene Salvesen (Big on Children’s Super Granny) and Sally-Ann Creed (a qualified Clinical Nutritionist) address a myriad of topics, including what has been dubbed the “Permission to...

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Port Elizabeth's First Artisan Food Fair

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

The Little Pages is excited about anything local that promotes family life, and so we are looking forward to the upcoming Valley Market, Port Elizabeth’s first local artisan food fair, scheduled for the first Saturday of every month.

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What is the funniest thing that your child has said?

Posted on Apr 8, 2015

Children say the funniest things. We want to hear from our local moms and dads what your children have said that has made you laugh. We will then put together a blog post so that we can share the laughter.

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Things to do in Port Elizabeth over the Easter Weekend

Posted on Apr 2, 2015

It is school holidays, and the Easter Weekend is upon us- if you are fortunate enough to be in Port Elizabeth for the weekend, what are some of the fun activities available for you and your family?

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Welcome Parents of Port Elizabeth

Posted on Mar 24, 2015

We welcome every mom and dad across our city. Each one of you raising children in this little corner of the world, under the warm South African sun and amongst warm South African people.

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Hello from Anna

Posted on Mar 24, 2015

Welcome to my bit of space on the Little Pages. I am looking forward to putting in writing some of the thoughts running through my head, and sharing this crazy journey of parenting with you.

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The Quilt

Posted on Mar 9, 2015

I recently reread one of my favourite books, The Quilt Makers Gift, by Jeff Brumbeau and Gail de Marcken. This beautifully written and illustrated book relates the story of a quilt maker who teaches a greedy king how to share his many earthly...

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