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No such thing as “I can’t”

This is the most inspiring video ever! Jennifer Bricker is the sister of gymnast Dominique Moceanu. Born without legs, she was placed for adoption by her parents. Her drive, passion and amazing ability to see the good in every situation is awe inspiring. What she achieved is beyond amazing. Each time your child says “I can’t” – let them watch this ... Read More »

Coconut ice

By Vicky Pollock Old fashioned concept but loved by the kiddies. This is a nice, easy recipe and you can colour it using any coloured food colouringto match a party scheme. My 3 year old had some and is still asking me for it. It brought back great childhood memories for me too.. Try it.. Ingredients: 160ml sweetened condensed milk 2 ... Read More »

Cultivating confidence

By Mia Von Scha Our kids are living in a very different world to the one we grew up in. Gone are the days of walking to friends, taking buses to school, riding bikes around the neighbourhood, staying out until dark. For the most part our kids are dropped and carried, continuously supervised and never leave our sight. Of course ... Read More »

Living in the moment

By Heidi Meyer “There goes my alarm! Oops! I still haven’t finished this work! I promised Kim that I would be there! Let me grab my laptop and my notes to work on this during Kim’s netball match.” I rush out of the office. “Oh gee! I wish this traffic would just move and I arrive just in time for ... Read More »

The ancient form of threading

By Naomi Gurney Threading hair is an ancient method commonly practiced in Eastern countries, like Egypt and India, and is becoming very popular around the world. Threading removes the entire hair follicle, lasting up to 6 weeks and is safe for even the most sensitive skins. It works when a cotton thread is pulled along unwanted hair, in a twisting ... Read More »

Bar One cake

A truly delicious cake for any occassion! This Bar One cake is a real treat! Recipe Source: www.stork.co.za   Ingredients Cake Ingredients: 220ml Stork Bake margarine 125ml cocoa 5ml coffee 250ml water 440ml self raising flour 2 extra large eggs 350ml sugar 190ml milk 10ml vanilla essence Sauce Ingredients: 150g Bar-One, cut into pieces 100g milk chocolate 110ml cream 5ml ... Read More »

Exercise when breastfeeding

By Robyn Borowsky New moms often have many questions about breastfeeding and milk production. I often get asked whether exercise can affect breastfeeding moms in the form of energy, fitness levels, body comfort and most imprtantly to them – their milk production. There are so many articles and sights offering different information about this topic, but all in all, the ... Read More »

Sensory Integration

By Romy Kruger The world is a busy place, and it only seems to be getting busier. Life is fast paced, there always seems to be a lot going on and the to-do list is ever growing. So how do we manage to take in all that is going on around us, whilst still remaining focused on what’s important? The ... Read More »

Printable colouring in pictures

A great site with loads of themes for printable colouring in pictures. From animals to fruit, to cowboys and princesses! So easy – just print what you need! http://www.coloring.ws/coloring.html   Read More »

What is Kinderkinetics?

By Megan Thole Kinderkinetics is a specialised field, which focuses on children from newborn to 12 years of age. Its focus is on maintaining, strengthening, improvement and optimising of physical and motor skills in order to achieve child wellness. It plays an important role in the motor and physical development of babies, toddlers and young children. For the child to ... Read More »