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Things you can’t do when you’re not a toddler


Very funny video all about things you cannot do if you are not a toddler! Watch how an adult does all those toddler-ish things – just not right if it is not being done by a toddler! Saying things like “I am 35 and a half” is just one example………..   Read More »

Acts of Kindness


Amidst all the heartache, war and cruelty in the world, it is so important to focus on the good! Someone has put this together – capturing acts of kindness all over the world and it is so beautiful! This little video clip will remind you that there is so much kindness and good in the world.   Read More »

Moirs ultimate chocolate extravaganza

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This rich, nutty and chocolatey cake comes from the Moir’s website. (www.moirs.co.za) Four layers of rich chocolate sponge, filled with chocolate cream and topped with dark chocolate, hazelnut and Frangelico ganache Ingredients: 2 x 400g packets of Moir’s Soft ‘n Moist Chocolate Cake Mix 2 heaped tsp (10ml) of instant coffee powder dissolved into 2tbsp (30ml) hot water 4 eggs ... Read More »

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome during and after pregnancy


 By Megan Thole What symptoms would I experience? Numbness, tingling, pain. Or dull ache, generally in both hands or wrists Discomfort may present itself in forearm and upper arm. In severe cases your hand will display clumsiness or weakness. When & why does carpal tunnel syndrome occur?  Symptoms generally begin in the second half of pregnancy when water retention increases. ... Read More »

Anti bullying song

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We all know how big a problem bullying is, and it is rife in so many schools. One youngster who was bullied actually wrote a song about it. He since moved schools and him and his friend appeared on Britain’s Got Talent. This video is amazing and really worth a watch! Such brave, incredible kids – even Simon Cowell was ... Read More »

Mom time

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By Heidi Janit When last did you do something nice for yourself? Hmmmmm – can you even remember? Mom time. What exactly is that, you may ask? Moms are so busy looking after everyone else, that very often your needs are pushed aside. Think about it – you play driver, nurse, doctor, teacher, cook and more almost every day. You ... Read More »

Breastfeeding 101

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 By Mia Von Scha Ok, firstly, breastfeeding is not easy. It requires an enormous amount of patience and perseverance. Don’t give up. Everyone can do it, you just sometimes need a bit of help. Ask for it, but make sure you ask the right person. Most hospitals should have a lactation specialist on their staff who should help you out ... Read More »

Makeup tutorial embraces inner and outer beauty


This youtube video is not your average, boring makeup tutorial. It is incredible actually – it embraces the inner and outer beauty in every woman! It is not only about what eye shadow or lipstick you wear - beauty is also about how you carry yourself, how you speak, how your eyes sparkle. A must watch for all ladies everywhere! Credits: Ana Akana Read More »

Portion control snacks!

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By Heidi Janit You know those old plastic eggs with the lids that open? Don’t even think of throwing them away! Why, you may ask? Well you can use them as little snack holders! They are a very clever way to manage portion control too! It also creates some excitement around eating. As well as offering a  variety of foods. Instead ... Read More »

Mom and baby workout with baby pouch

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By Robyn Borowsky Post preggy moms are always eager to get back into shape and arealways wanting to lose their baby bump but often don’t know where orhow to start.  Moms say that it can be difficult to get away from the baby or to maketime to exercise separately so my answer is to combine baby time andexercise time. This ... Read More »