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Reward Charts – Do they work ?

There is a lot of controversy within the parenting communities about reward charts. Some parents swear by them and others think that they are a giant waste of time. Now what would you say if I told you they can be both. I will explain… Pros and cons of reward charts I love reward charts […]

Where to gift your childs pre-loved schoolbags

Many of us rush out just before school starts to buy our children new school bags and either toss last year’s one into a cupboard or out in the trash. However, many parents clean an old bag, stitch broken handles, or honestly just simply can not afford a new bag for their children for the […]

7 Trending baby names for 2022

As is customary, each year brings a new season of fashion, food, outrageous Tiktok trends, and baby names. I decided to take a look at the popular baby name website, Nameberry to see what their predictions are for 2022. Defining trends It was interesting to see that they have identified 7 major trends that will […]

Best sticker hack for little fingers

A really great fine motor activity is to let your child peel and stick stickers onto a book or paper. Nowadays you get a wonderful assortment of learning activity books with stickers and they both engage and entertain your child. We use many sticker books in our homeschool lessons and I often find that the […]

Keep it fresh this school season with GLAD Freshness that’s Head of the Class

Trust GLAD Zip Seal and GLAD Cling Wrap to protect lunches and snacks. Packing lunches can be a family bonding experience and a great opportunity to teach your children how to create their own school meals and perhaps educate them about healthy eating choices too. You might even discover along the way that your kids enjoy the responsibility of being […]

World Read Aloud Day with Nal’ibali

JOIN 1 MILLION FAMILIES THIS WORLD READ ALOUD DAY 2 February 2022 marks Nal’ibali’s 10th World Read Aloud Day celebration. In celebration, Nal’ibali have written a special story. This year’s story “A party in the park” has a celebratory theme and includes some of Nal’ibali’s beloved characters like Gogo, Neo and Hope and is available […]

Playdoh Challenge 22

This year Play-Doh is challenging you to get your creative juices flowing and show your best Play-doh frog interpretation. Share these frogs on the Play-Doh Instagram page @playdohza and stand a chance to win a Play-Doh prize. To help you, Play-Doh have a great back-to-school buy 3 get 1 free promotion on Play-Doh single cans at […]

Back-to-School Made Easy A Budget-Friendly Guide for Back-to-School Shopping

The festive season which is filled with Christmas feels, quality time with loved ones, and relaxation, will soon be replaced with back-to-school excitement. As consumers shift gears from the holiday season to the back-to-school (BTS) madness, Kutlwano Tshetlhane, mother and Stationery Marketing Manager at BIC, shares her top four budget-friendly tips to help navigate the […]

Getting ready to go back to school with Tower Product

With Christmas barely over, parents are starting the annual Back to School shopping rush of uniforms, school bags, and labels. Even as a homeschool family we often label much of the kids’ items. I love the wide range of school labels and stickers Tower Products have and these products have been part of our annual […]