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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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Xander Mom: Karen Du Toit

  Meet Karen Du Toit from MomAgain@40 blog. She chatted to us about her family and her blog and shared her unique insight into have a small child around the house.   Tell us about yourself? I became a mother a second time around after the age of 40....

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Kid Friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

It is often a challenging to choose a restaurant to take your kids to, because not only do you want them to enjoy the food, you also want them to have fun. Crush Mag Online has put together a list of places that have something interesting for the little ones to do....

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Xander Mom: Zayaan Schroeder

  Meet our latest Xander Mom, Zayaan Schroeder from Cape Town. She took some time out of her very busy schedule to chat to us about her blog, her family and gave us some awesome tips for parents.   Tell us about yourself? I’m a writer by trade and...

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Pokémon Go and your kids

Whether you’re into gaming or not, you’ve most likely heard of (or been knocked over by a distracted player holding their phone at eye-level) Pokémon GO, a treasure-hunt game based on your actual location.     Now before you go downloading this app for your dearest darling to be part...

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Xander Mom: Bronwyn Hoedemaker

  Meet Bronwyn Hoedemaker of the MotherCityMom blog. She chatted to us and shared some gems of wisdom for parents with young kids.   Tell us about yourself? I’m basically a juggler by profession. When I’m not working as a transcriptionist I’m juggling blog writing, snapchat snapping, instagramming, photo-taking,...

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Xander Mom: Sharon Van Wyk

  This week’s Xander mom balances work and family well and hosts an awesome parenting/ lifestyle blog. Meet Sharon Van Wyk of The Blessed Barrenness.   Tell us about yourself? Hey everyone, my name is Sharon and I’m a 44-year-old working mom of two precious little girls, Ava & Hannah....

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Xander Mom: Melissa Delacroix

  Meet Xander Mom Melissa Delacroix from George. She spoke to us about her blog, parenting and her growing family.   Tell us about yourself? My name is Melissa, I am 27 years old and live in the lovely town of George. I am a busy mom and currently...

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Learn to spell with Xander

There has been a fair amount of work going on behind the scenes at the Xander office. New apps and new language translations coming. We are very proud to have been approached by the WOW Programme in partnership with the University of Stellenbosch to develop and launch a suite...

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Xander Mom: Julie Kynaston

  This week’s Xander Mom is Julie. She took some time out to share some awesome mom/ blogger knowledge and tips with us.   Tell us about yourself. I’m Mom to three of the best kids in Cape Town – Ilan (5), Kira (2.5) and Judah (2). I hooked...

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Xander Mom: Hayley Malan

  Meet our latest Xander Mom, Hayley Malan. She chatted to us about her blog, Hayley’s Joys, her family, balancing a busy life and shared some tips with us too.   Tell us about yourself? My name is Hayley Malan. I’m a financial services professional by day & blogger/writer...

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Xander Dad: Craig Lotter

  Meet Craig, our awesome Xander Dad who chatted to us about his two gorgeous girls, technology and dad stuff.   Tell us about yourself? My name is Craig Lotter, I’m 36 years old, and I’m a senior software developer at Touchwork. I’m happily married, live in the beautiful...

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Xander Mom: Lindi Mogale

  Say hi to another awesome blogger we love here at Xander. We spoke to Lindi Mogale from A Well Heeled Woman about life, family and blogging.   Tell us about yourself? I am a wife and mom of 2 boys. During the day I work in the field...

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Xander Mom: Heather Step

  Our latest Xander Mom has more than one blog, a full time job as a Montessori teacher and a 3 year old. Meet Heather Step of One Step at a Time and SA Mom Blogs.   Tell us about yourself? My name is Heather, I’m a Montessori preschool...

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Xander Mom: Cindy Alfino

  Cindy is another one of our amazing Xander Moms. Read all about herself, her family and her award-winning blog. Tell us about yourself? Hello! I’m Cindy, although I don’t often hear anyone call me that anymore. Right now I only answer to “Mooooooom”, sometimes even if it’s not my...

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Xander Mom: Belinda Mountain

  Our fourth Xander Mom is Belinda Mountain from Cape Town. She tells us about managing a family, her favourite things about South Africa and her blog. Tell us about yourself? I’m a writer, business owner and mother who lives in Cape Town, South Africa. I dislike windy weather,...

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KamCare: a RE bale

We spoke to Monica Hammes from the KamCare a RE bale programme in Pretoria about their programme and the learners they serve. Tell us about your Programme? Our programme, sometimes known as a RE bale, is an English reading programme using the Reading Eggs software, sponsored by the Click Foundation....

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