• heritage day, celebrate diversity, raising inclusive children

    6 Kids Activities to Celebrate Diversity

    South Africa’s Heritage Weekend is here and is yet another special opportunity to create awareness and celebrate the rich diversity that makes up our nation and our world.  In the spirit of Heritage and raising inclusive families, I have put together some crafty activities to do with our little ones and any time. I’ve also included some discussion points around each activity but feel free to mix and match them and grade them according to your child’s age and understanding. I will be adding to this post as M and I do more of these together! 1. Mix it up – Paint and Prints Hand-prints are always so fun and…

  • Toddler Must Haves Giveaway

    Favourite Toddler Must – Haves

    Graduating to Toddler Mom Life can be like some kind of roller-coaster ride we wish we had the decrypted manual to – but as the saying goes, “life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother”…..(who’s probably winging her own mommying, eye-liner and basically life!…hahha) Sure, we cannot plan for our toddler’s every move – but, perhaps we can be a little more prepared for some of their needs and tendencies. For this post, I’ve partnered with fellow boy Mom @ammarah_issufo – to bring you guys some favourite toddler essential must-haves, with its benefits, that could make our lives and our little toddlers lives a little bit easier. So whether…

  • breakfast ideas

    Balanced Breakfast Combo

    Today I am sharing our quick and easy breakfast-time combo that little M has been loving! PS. With our first winter in the middle of a global pandemic, special meals, rich with health benefits have become a big priority in our household. Be sure to check out our Wellness Warehouse Discount code in this post that gets you 15% off their amazing organic products – we’ve been loving ours and practically use them everyday.   For this combo, the ingredients used: 1 Apple I used 1/8 Cup of Oats to last for two days A pinch of Wellness Warehouse Organic Cinnamon A dash of Wellness Warehouse Organic Ground Ginger   …

  • BANANA OAT COOKIES

    Easy Banana Oat Cookies

    Anyone else’s little one not budging for the same foods? We have definitely been needing some variety as my little M has become a lot more of a fussy eater. Including more Variety has been one of the helpful picky eating solutions and a key part of our meal times. Variety is not only about changing the food, but also changing the shape or appearance of it, which is why I love this recipe! It includes all M’s basic staples, in a yummy & nutritious snack form. I’m all about keeping any meal time recipe simple and basically flop proof (for my own sake!), while still making sure they’re packed…

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    Everyday Use Labels – Printable

    Hey guys, so as voted for on my Instagram stories, here is the FREE Everyday use Labels Printable I’ve created and have been implementing with my little M too. I will be adding to this blog-post over time – so don’t forget to subscribe to my blog to receive notification on more FREE Printables! 🙂 Disclaimer: The Printable provided is for personal use only and should not be used commercially.   Implementation: Print and laminate labels and attach to respective items. If you do not have laminating sheets, use clear buff tape or sellotape as an alternative, which should help to increase life-span of the labels. You can choose to…