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Hedgehugs by Lucy Tapper & Steve Wilson

This book review is in connection with Little Book Nook   Title :Hedgehugs Author: Steve Wilson Illustrator: Lucy Tapper Publisher: Maverick Art publishing Recommended age: 3-8 years   This sweetly illustrated children’s book is the story of two hedgehog best friends, Horace and Hattie. Horace and Hattie do many things together like make daisy chains […]

SPIN MASTER ENTERTAINMENT, PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND NICKELODEON ANNOUNCE SINGER-SONGWRITER ALESSIA CARA TO PERFORM NEW ORIGINAL SONG FOR THE UPCOMING PAW PATROL: THE MOVIE™

Spin Master Entertainment, Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, announced today that Grammy Award®-winning singer-songwriter Alessia Cara will perform a new original song for the upcoming animated feature film, PAW Patrol: The Movie™ that will be unleashed in theatres and on streaming on Paramount + on August 20, 2021. The new original song, titled “The Use in Trying”, […]

BIC provides teachers in South Africa with educational solutions to write the future of education

BIC Stationery explores the realities facing South African teachers and offers assistance for improved learning Stemming from BIC’s commitment to improve learning conditions for students worldwide, and its continued contribution to education in South Africa, the company conducted a nation-wide study which aimed to identify the key challenges and opportunities faced by educators in the […]

Cadbury Dairy Milk’s In Our Own Words Initiative Sparks a Heart-Warming Tale of Generosity

In May 2021, Cadbury Dairy Milk announced its intention to help inspire a love for reading amongst children across South Africa by making stories in their home languages more accessible. Now, through the inherent generosity of the South African public, more than 20 000 words have been translated into local African languages and used to co-author […]

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The Tinie Versveld Wildflower reserve

Yesterday we set out to view the spectacular fields of flowers that grow wild along the Cape West coast this time of the year. We decided to stop at The Tinie Versveld Wildflower reserve in Darling. If you haven’t yet been this spectacular area boasts the most amazing colours over late Winter and early Spring […]

From disco doggos to power ballad puppers – Spotify digs into what’s music to a doggo’s ears this International Dog Day

Every doggo is different – from laid-back Labradors to cheeky chihuahuas – but the one thing that unites puppers and their humans is the unconditional love they share every day, that can be made even stronger through the power of listening. Ahead of International Dog Day (August 26th), Spotify has dug into the ways that […]

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How to make a lion handprint

We made this little lion print painting as part of our #kindnesschallenge with Playsense during the month of August. it is really sweet and increadibly easy for most preschoolers to make with very little assistance. To make your own you will need: Paper Markers Paint Paintbrush   To make : Paint your child’s hands yellow. […]

6 parenting communities you need to join

The old saying goes it takes a villiage to raise a child. Months of lockdown has seen an increase in moms reaching out for support, guidance and to bridge the gap of loneliness that we can often feel as busy moms. But you are not alone. Social media has proved that there are amazing communities […]

Checkers Oh my goodness snacks

One of the things we are increadibly strict about is giving Hamish the option of healthy snacks to nibble on. Especially during the pandemic when we need to keep our immune systems at their optimal best. Knowing this we try to keep fresh fruit and yogurt in the house daily. However we have lived through […]