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Mandy Lee Miller – Must Have’s for the Kids

We’ve been talking to some awesome South African parenting bloggers about some of their favorite things for their kids. From places to visit, toys, clothing stores, snacks etc. This time we talked Many Lee Miller from Pregnant in Cape Town. Take a look at some of her must have...

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Xander Dad: The Don Father

  This month we meet fun-loving Durban dad, Don about his blog The Don Father and life as a dad to gorgeous baby girl, Gia.   Tell us about yourself? I’m Don, a passionate about life bloke who likes writing amongst other things. I live in sunny Durban with...

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Meet the Kids: Alyssa Malan

Meet our youngest reviewer, Alyssa as she tells us all about some of her favorite things.     What is your name and how old are you? My name is Alyssa and I am 4 years old (Holds 4 fingers up and counts fingers to see if it’s all...

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KraftiMama: Must-Have’s

We’ve been finding out from some awesome moms we know about some of their favorite things to do, share, give to their kids. Food, shopping, toys, places and much more. This month we talked to KraftiMama about some of her Must-Have’s for her kids.   Faithful to Nature  ...

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Why you should pay for healthy apps

It’s becoming (a very disturbing) trend. People don’t like paying for high-quality, educational apps for young children. The next time you consider downloading a free app rather than paying for the app, think about the material you’re offering to your children and the effects it may have on their...

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Xander Mom: Taryn Ulster

  Meet Xander Mom, Taryn Ulster and her three gorgeous boys. She talked to us about her blog, her work, family and thoughts on a few parenting methods and thoughts.   Tell us about yourself? My name is Taryn Ulster and I’m a wife to an amazing man, my...

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Xander Mom: Sarah Booyens

  This month we meet Sarah Booyens and talk to here about her blog, Mascara & Mimosas, as well as her family.   Tell us about yourself? I’m Sarah, Wife to Dan and first time mom to our little girl Aria (one year old) and fur baby Moose. Originally from...

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Enhance Your Child’s Education with Television and Movies

No child learns the same. Not every child absorbs information while reading or learns a skill in the first lesson. Teachers are constantly updating and tweaking their teaching methods to suit their current classroom. An educational tool that worked 30 years may not even be relevant to children nowadays....

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What is healthy technology?

What do parents want when looking for apps: Being a parent has become a demanding, time-consuming job. Taking part and feeling pressure to excel have become standard run-of-the-mill expectations. Kids are running from Mandarin and chess classes to Kumon and Tai-Chi.     Parents are becoming more desperate for...

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Meet the Kids: Onthatile Mogano

Let’s meet another one of our great Xander reviewers, Onthatile from Johannesburg.     What is your name and how old are you? Onthaile and I’m almost 7 years old. What school do you go to and what grade are you in? I go to The Kings School RobinHills...

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