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We Celebrated Kira’s 4th Birthday With An African Princess Party

As a mom I soon discovered that my kids’ lives revolve around their birthday and party suggestions – they talk about their birthdays tirelessly and are forever declaring out loud who can and can’t come to their party. It’s relentless. Kira had been talking about turning four for the looongest time and her party theme requests ranged from ‘kitty cat’ to ‘Barbie’ to ‘Princess’, favouring the last two options. I wasn’t keen on either option, mostly because the party decor available in the shops flashes blonde Barbies and Disney princesses who look nothing like my beautiful daughter. I was at a loss and wondering how I could satisfy her desire for a princess party, yet use it as an opportunity to affirm her beauty. Also, I wanted to keep things simple and had planned to host the party for a few school friends in our back garden.

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Meet The Dads – Allen & Lars Wildes: About International Adoption

I first met Mahlatsi’s dad, Lars, on the train to St James on a school outing to the tidal pools earlier this year. Lars and his partner Allen were spending some time in Cape Town sorting out their living and work arrangements in preparation for a big move from Denmark to South Africa. Lars is Danish, Allen is American and Mahlatsi is South Africa – so they’re a truly multinational family. Read on for some of their story and why they chose to move to SA in their own words.

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Ideas For Family Fun At The V & A Waterfront These School Holidays

This week our family got to spend the afternoon checking out all the reasons why the V & A Waterfront is the place to be with your kids these school holidays. The Waterfront is a special place for our family as we often take the kids down there for an ice cream and to walk around enjoying the street performers and live music, so this invitation was something we genuinely looked forward to over the whole week leading up to this family adventure. And it was even more exciting because Dad took some time off work to join us.

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How To Work From Home With Kids (And My Workspace Wishlist With Superbalist)

Hey boss moms, high fives to you! I know from personal experience that working from home with kids is no joke and that there’s a fine line between being real with your colleagues and clients about your current work situation and maintaining a level of professionalism at the same time, especially when you just have to take that call and you have a kid clinging to your leg.

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