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Entries Tagged as 'Thoughtful Thursdays'

Do Your Kids Wear Sunglasses? Hood 4 Tried Out a Pair of O-V Optics Sunnies…

March 31st, 2015 · 2 Comments

A couple of weeks back O-V Optics (100% UV Protective Eyewear for Children) contacted us and asked if we wanted to try out a pair of their sunglasses for kids, known as sunnies in this house. If I had asked my kids who would like to be the test model… all my kids would have […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Reviews

Human Right’s Day in South Africa…

March 24th, 2015 · No Comments

Saturday was a truly South African national holiday, Human Right’s Day. On the one hand it is a day set aside to commemorate the Sharpville Massacre in 1960 and on the other hand it is the day that South Africans celebrate the arrival of a new Bill of Rights in 1997. And this typical of […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Thoughtful Thursdays

What We Are Reading Right Now – #32, A PanMacMillan Edition…

March 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments

There is a rather grumpy panda, with a tray of the most colourful and delicious looking donuts ever… he offers them to his friends one by one… and as soon as they say they would like one, he retracts the offer, “I have changed my mind.” … and lo and behold there is one last little beast that has the magic: “Please Mr Panda?”… and that lucky little one receives the whole tray, because as it turns out, Mr Panda doesn’t even like doughnuts but he rather fancies courtesy.

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Reviews

Parenting Tips by the Dozen for Raising Se7en+1 Kids…

March 4th, 2015 · 14 Comments

It has been an age since I wrote a parenting post, I guess when you are in the thick of it you can quite forget to write about it. Recently my friend Marcia from The 123 Blog asked me for my top 3 parenting tips – gasp. To be honest I actually choked a bit, […]

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Tags: Kids · Thoughtful Thursdays

A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party… And Fab New Children’s Reads of the PanMacmillan – 2015 Kind.

February 18th, 2015 · 9 Comments

It isn’t often that I am invited to a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, in fact never ever before… Every year PanMacmillan, South Africa have a book day, when they showcase all the latest and greatest kids reads and the new launches for the year… It is an unmissable event. Anyway this past Friday was the […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Reviews

Se7en + 1 Ways to Stop Racing Ahead and Just Take a Break…

January 8th, 2015 · 13 Comments

We are a week into the New Year and some friends were lamenting the state of their New Year’s Resolutions. All those good intentions, many of them are really good resolutions, are starting to fade. Blogs aren’t being updated and refreshed, exercise classes have been missed, there are only so many cups of green tea […]

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Tags: Thoughtful Thursdays

When You Lose a Love, A Whole Year On…

November 25th, 2014 · 32 Comments

This is not one of our usual posts and it is a sad one. If you aren’t up to it then move along, our regular blogging will resume. But over here we do blog about our “life and times” and sometimes life is sad. I really needed to write about this before time passes and […]

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Tags: Pregnancy · Thoughtful Thursdays