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8 ways to reduce night terrors (so mama can chillax)

By Catalina Lau, baby sleep consultant for Glow Dreaming If you’re a mama, sleep is likely very important to you and everyone living under your roof. No doubt, you’ll want as much of it as you can squeeze in – and preferably not broken, either! Who has time for that? …

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Inside Anna + Florence’s whimsical sanctuary

Styling by Kimmy & Bear Spaces and Photography by Bailey Jane Pictures When Bailey Bezuidenhout and her hubby Jan-Jan made plans to completely renovate their Johannesburg apartment, the style-savvy mama knew she wanted to create a space for her five-year-old twins that was calming, mystical and a safe-haven for them to …

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What to do when preparing for birth

By Ruby Matley This is it! Everything leads to this. You may be feeling anxious, excited, cautious and impatient in the lead up to birth, these are all normal. Don’t put expectations on yourself when it comes to the type of birth you want, mama – just like pregnancy, every …

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How to practise self care during pregnancy

By Ruby Matley Pregnancy is the perfect time to give yourself a little lovin’ and care and take time for you, mama – because let’s be honest, pregnancy can wear you down… especially if you’re riding the waves of nausea and fatigue! So now is a perfect time to be …

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The insider secret that makes feeding your bebe easy

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence Ask any breastfeeding mama and she will tell you that feeding in public can be uncomfortable, awkward and downright difficult. And that was exactly how Feeding Friend’s Amanda Rowe felt too, when she was trying to feed her second-born bebe Kayla, a few years ago. “I struggled …

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5 ways to practice self-care

By Lizzie Bland Hey mama, it’s a well-known fact that you have to take care of yourself in order to take care of others (you can’t pour from an empty cup!)… the hard part is actually practicing this and prioritising yourself, especially if you have a newborn soaking up all …

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How to bond with your bump

By Ruby Matley There is a tiny bebe growing inside of you, and some days it may feel as though being pregnant is crazy tiring, but try and make time to connect with your baby along the way. Everyone bonds with their bump differently during pregnancy, just as they do …

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6 secret weapons all mamas need

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence Sore, cracked nipples. Aching and swollen legs. Stretch marks wrapping around our bellies. Mamas, we put our bodies through it all… and while we wouldn’t have it any other way, it’s nice to nurture ourselves once in a while, which is why we love Lydia Latta of …

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Fav foods for a healthy pregnancy

By Ruby Matley When I fell pregnant, my goal was to be a #supermama and nourish my body with loads of different foods… while still enjoying the occasional treat – chocolate! But like many other mamas out there, my reality was very different and in the first trimester, I couldn’t …