Pregnancy | When things don’t go according to plan | Update

TweetPregnancy complications | Week 24-25 Routine check up It was just a routine check up and as usual I was excited to see Baby Girl and see how much she’s grown since my last appointment. Everything was still going great with me, aside from the pelvic pain which I’ve moaned about previously and my recent

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Traveling with Kids: How to survive flying with your kids

TweetFlying with kids For most parents travelling with your children is an amazing experience, but for most of us the flight is the most challenging part of the experience. If you’re a Parent and have booked flights to Cape Town or another destination and have flown with your kids, I salute you. Any form of

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Rise of the Doula: If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it. – John Kennell, M.D.

TweetHave you ever used a Doula or postpartum helper? Since recently finishing off my Doula studies I’ve had many woman ask me about the role that Doula’s play in the birth process and how you’d find a GREAT Doula in your area. The easiest thing I could say is to google Doula’s in Cape Town,

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT LISTERIOSIS

TweetSource of Listeriosis outbreak not confirmed 2018 will be the year I put our health and wellbeing on the top of my priority list. The holidays are over which means its back to work, school and our busy life and schedules. With this means a healthier eating plan and exercise. In keeping with the healthier

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Back to School: First day of school prep

TweetWhile we’re just a few days away of officially starting the school I thought I’d share some tips for those parents who are doing big school for the first time this year. I must admit the jump from Grade R / Crèche to big school was quite an emotional jump for Danny, and although he

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Shimmy Beach Club: Salty air & sunkissed hair – The kids edition

TweetShimmy beach club takes kid friendly exciting new heights One of the things I love about living in Cape Town is the abundance of kid friendly places, whether its arts & crafts, dining out, adventure activities, beach days or traditional kids play parks – we have it all. Many of these places I jot down

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Out and about – Canal Walk’s Space Station: December 2017 – January 2018

TweetCanal Walk’s Space Station is family fun for earthlings of all ages this festive season This festive season, Canal Walk Shopping Centre will be playing host to a visiting space station that is designed to welcome earthlings of all ages and provide them with discovery and delight.  On loan to Canal Walk by an inter-planetary

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Red Cross Children’s Hospital & 16 Days of Activism

Tweet  For many children in South Africa, childhood is a box – empty. They grow up in an environment of pervasive violence. This violence alters the very fabric of their childhoods. The Child Protection Office at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital sees an average of 40 to 50 cases child abuse every month. That’s close to (or

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