Tips to get your child exam-ready

Exam season is here! My son is in grade four, so this is the first year that I have had to deal with the pressure and anxiety that comes with him writing exams. The end of the year is undoubtedly the most stressful time for the kids, but as parents we’re not immune from it […]

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Potty Training Tips

Toddler potty training. reading books on the toilet.

Now that we have successfully gone through our potty training journey, it seems like it was easy, but it definitely didn’t feel like that while we were going through it. It was one of those milestones I secretly wished would take care of itself, with minimal intervention from my side, but we all know it […]

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What you need to know about your child’s bed-wetting phase + WIN Huggies hamper worth R1000

Bed-wetting phase

You might be a parent who is looking to support your child through the bed-wetting phase, or you might be on the opposite end, feeling frustrated and slightly hopeless with the whole situation. Just know that you are not alone. Research shows that up to 10% of South African children aged between 4-15 years old […]

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Baby skin and bath time tips with Krayons

Krayons Baby

Baby skincare is a topic that I’ve tackled a few times and one that I will definitely continue to talk about, because keeping a baby’s skin healthy is one of the consistent tasks that we will undertake as mothers. We know that all our babies are different and that different products will affect their skins […]

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Strategies to cope with separation anxiety

Most children will experience intense separation anxiety at some point in their early developmental years and as a parent, it can be tricky to cope with it. It’s not always easy and it often accompanied by lots of guilt. I originally wrote this post two years ago and I thought it would be a good […]

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Toddler Sleep Battles

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I thought the sleep wars would be over within the first year of my daughter’s life, but right now, one of my biggest struggles is getting her out of our bed! The girl has taken over completely. She wants to fall asleep in there and stay there. Our bed is even her preferred spot for daytime naps! […]

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