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Our daughter was born prematurely, at 33weeks. She developed a cow's milk protein allergy, together with severe reflux at 6weeks, and from there on, everything went downhill.

We endured 9months of no sleep... we were lucky to get 3-4 hours a day! 30min naps during the day and 45min cycles at night. She would be awake from 11pm to 2am and awake again at 4am (for the day).

We had endless amounts of visits to doctors, pediatricians, sisters, specialists and chiropractors. We were told our last option was a homeopath. However, we didn't feel it necessary to spend another truck load of money on doctors, as her reflux had been under control for quite a while. We were told continuously that if this or that was over, she would sleep better. That never happened. Everything in our lives was affected by our lack of sleep.

I heard about baby love at my niece's birthday party, but to be honest, my husband and I were sceptical, because she was already in a steady routine, and we were worried about the stigma around 'crying it out' and didn't think it would help us... ( and we could not have been more wrong! )

When we eventually decided to implement Baby Love, we were not at home and had to travel, but decided to at least start with their routine and feeding guideline, and to see what happens. For her age, she needed 3naps of 1 1/2 hours during the day, and 10-12 hours sleep during the night. The first day she slept for 3hours during the day and slept through the night. Despite the fact that we had to drive back, and had to do the sleep training in the car, she slept through. If I may add, she NEVER slept in a car. Not even on a 7hour drive to the seaside.

During our training journey, Leah got a tummy virus, and although we had to stop the training, she still slept through. She has been sleeping through since day 1, despite all the hiccups (teething, travelling, tummy bugs...). We just decided from the beginning to be consistent with the routine and the training, and it paid off.

I would really recommend Baby Love to ANY parents. Especially sleep deprived parents, but not exclusively.  It is so much more than just sleep training, and for us, it was a lifesaver!


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Converse Baby socks

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Was R269 now R229 comes in a box with 2 pairs


1 pair pink and one pair Off white

1 pair navy 1 pair off white

1pair black 1 pair off white

Buy online

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Photoshoot Raffle

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Our first raffle will be happening on the 31st of January! Stand a chance to win a photoshoot by Angelic Ice Photography! Don't miss it! ♡♡

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Nurture One Nesting Cushion no.1 Newborn Buy

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 This sensory baby cushion allows for a smooth transition from arms to crib. Our top #babybuy at the moment and selling so well. 2 left of current stock. Based in Hermanus,WC but we do Nationwide delivery at R75. Free Gift Wrapping! To purchase go to or comment below Nurture One nesting cushion details: 

Nurture One nesting cushion was designed and endorsed by occupational therapists to meet the sensory needs of the premature baby and is used in intensive care units country wide. It has now been further developed to meet the needs of all new-born babies.

 This unique product ensures an intensely secure and comfortable environment in your baby’s carry cot, incubator, bed, and/or car seat. It helps ensure that your baby is comfortable and that early development is sensory-appropriate. The cushion promotes touch and body awareness as it moulds around your baby, allowing him/her to feel safe and secure. The multi-sensory environment of the Nurture One nesting cushion does not impede movement. Instead, it stimulates sensory motor development.

 An ideal nursing cushion, it provides a comfortable position for your baby during feeding and allows for a smooth transition from breast/bottle to crib.

 In addition, the Nurture One nesting cushion:

  •      Assists in sustaining good sleeping patterns
  • Reduces unnecessary stress
  • Promotes containment and a sense of calmness
  • Provides boundaries in the bed
  • Regulates body temperature
  • All material has been scientifically tested to ensure the safety of your baby.

 Slip covers can be ordered. The Nurture One Wedge (covered) can also be ordered as optional extras.

 How to use the nesting cushion? See these clips:

 One of our numerous 5star reviews:
 "I'd give this product 7 stars if I could. One of my best baby buys to this day! My son was fussy as an infant but settling him was one thing we had little trouble with, thanks to the Nurture One. He'll be turning three soon, and we still don't go anywhere without his special pillow. In fact, I ended up getting two: as soon as we put the first one in the wash, we realised we'd be lost without it and bought another as a backup right away. They've been worth every cent."

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12 Steps to Wholesome Nutrition

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Are you confused about if you should be eating low-carb-high-fat or paleo or vegetarian or free-from? Are you wondering why you can’t lose the weight no matter how healthy the plate on your food is? Do you still count calories? Wondering which, if any supplements you should be taking? Do you think the field of “nutrition” is just a fad? Then please join my friends Ian Craig and Rachel Jesson of The Nutritional Institute for what promises to be a very enlightening and well-rounded course / series of talks.



12 Steps to Wholesome Nutrition (starting Wed 1st Feb).

“This course, along with its book Wholesome Nutrition, is a response to the South African confusion over food and nutrition, which has been accompanied by fad diets and disillusionment around health, weight and overall lack of control of self. We seek to help empower you with improved knowledge of nutrition, awareness of genetic uniqueness, and with many practical food options and strategies.

The course is set up as a series of talks, that for completeness, can be taken as one. However, with respect of your busy lifestyles, we have also set it up so that you can book on single weeks, picking and choosing the topics that interest you most. Additionally, we will be video taping each session, meaning that it will be available online later on - or you could attend some evenings in person and view the rest online. The choice is yours…

Ian will be leading the course and talking most evenings, Rachel will be contributing to certain talks and providing a recipe clip each week, and they have also recruited a number of very respected specialists (one for each week), whose names will be released through social media (and on our website) week after week.

Cost - R1500 (includes a free copy of their book Wholesome Nutrition), or R200 per single night.


Step 1 – Individuality (1st Feb)

Step 2 – Beyond calories (8th Feb)

Step 3 – Lifestyle and exercise (15th Feb)

Step 4 – Mindful eating (22nd Feb)

Step 5 – The facts about fat (1st Mar)

Step 6 – The cut on carbs (8th Mar)

Step 7 – Powerful protein (15th Mar)

Step 8 – Food sensitivities (22nd Mar)

Step 9 – From soil to plate (29th Mar)

Step 10 – A review of popular diets (5th Apr)

Step 11 – Supplements (12th Apr)

Step 12 – Pulling it all together (26th Apr)

Find out more here:

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Valentines Day


Book now to avoid disappointment!

Let Cupid shoot his arrow through the heart of someone you secretly admire.  Or maybe Little Red Riding Hood will steal a heart.

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Helping Your Child to Achieve Great Things


In order to celebrate the start of the 2017 school year, Hooked on Learning is giving away 4 FREE downloads with the purchase of either the Junior or Senior, 'Set Your Mind to It' E-books.

The giveaways include:

  1. A gorgeous 2017 monthly planner.
  2. Healthy lunch box ideas for some yummy lunches.
  3. Added organisational ideas and charts.
  4. Added fun homework ideas and worksheets.

For more information please visit: 

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