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Fun with the kids (Part 1): Cape Town

With holidays just around the corner and the glorious sun coming out to play, we’ve curated a list of family fun and educational trips for your family. This is for Cape parents and visitors only. Watch this space for other areas coming soon.   Learn & Play   Image courtesy...

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EdTech Expert: Siobhan Thatcher

EdTech is a hot buzz word around the air right now. Being involved in education and technology we take this very seriously and consulted with an expert on the matter.   Tell us about yourself and your background? After leaving school in 2002, I studied Journalism and Linguistics at...

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Xander Mom: Sibella Knott-Craig

  This week we’re happy to introduce you to the founder and CEO of Tribage (the company that makes Xander apps) and many other apps and digital books, Sibella Knott-Craig.   Tell us about yourself? My name is Sibella Knott-Craig and I just love to laugh. I qualified as...

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Our favourite apps for kids (Part 1)

We’ve spent some time online playing and learning and have come up with a list of some of our favourite apps available on various platforms for kids. Of course each app offers its own educational aspect and a buckets of fun. Try out some of these and let us...

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Xander Mom: Wangari

  This week and we have awesome working mom and blogger, Wangari, all the way from Nairobi, Kenya. She took some time out to talk to us about her lovely family, parenting and her blog.   Tell us about yourself? My name is Wangari and I am a wife,...

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Olympics, young children and competition

“The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps, Olympic-medal winning swimmer (current)     As I decadently indulged in watching the Rio Olympics (lazily & horizontally), I marvelled at what I saw: superhuman ability to dig deep, to invite pain and to fearlessly sacrifice. I can’t...

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Xander Mom: Charlene

  This week’s Xander Mom is Charlene from the Pretty Please Charlie blog. She took some time out of her very busy schedule to chat to us about her lovely family and her awesome blog.   Tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Charlene and I am...

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Xander Mom: Shan Vijendranath

Meet this week’s Xander Mom, Shan Vijendranath from the you, baby & i blog. She is a busy mom of two but found some time to chat to us about her blog and her family. Tell us about yourself? I’m Shan – Wife to Vije Vijendranath, Mom to Kitana...

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Xander Mom: Maz Halliday

  Meet Maz Halliday from the Caffeine and Fairydust lifestyle and parenting blog. She chatted with us about her family, her blog and few other things.   Tell us about yourself? I am a senior Fashion Designer supplying ladies fashion to one of our country’s leading retailers, and at...

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Xander Mom: Thando Msomi

  Meet Xander Mom, Thando Msomi from the Modern Zulu Mom blog. She spoke to us about her family, her blog and gave us some great advice to deal with dinner time and managing it all.   Tell us about yourself? My name (Thando) means love isiZulu and I’ve...

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