Kaboutjie https://kaboutjie.com SA Mommy Blogs by Lynne Huysamen Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:05:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://kaboutjie.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cropped-favicon-new-kaboutjie-1-32x32.png Kaboutjie https://kaboutjie.com 32 32 Pros and Cons Of A Baby Carrier https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/pros-and-cons-of-a-baby-carrier/ https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/pros-and-cons-of-a-baby-carrier/#respond Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:05:47 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=49340 We often talk about our jobs and efforts going unappreciated. We give our maximum but at times get nothing in return. But you know, what can be the most thankless job in the world? It’s motherhood. Mothers work all day and night, raising and nurturing kids along with managing home and work in some cases, …

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7 Brilliant Back To School Tips For A Smooth Start To 2020 https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/back-to-school-tips-for-a-smooth-start-to-the-year/ https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/back-to-school-tips-for-a-smooth-start-to-the-year/#respond Mon, 13 Jan 2020 07:15:08 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=49273 The new school year is upon us already and moms all over are getting their kids ready to go back to school. There is lot to prepare and hopefully you already got most of it tackled at the end of 2019. The better prepared you are the more likely you and your kids will be …

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10 Things You Should Never Wear To A Wedding https://kaboutjie.com/fashion/10-things-you-should-never-wear-to-a-wedding/ https://kaboutjie.com/fashion/10-things-you-should-never-wear-to-a-wedding/#comments Fri, 10 Jan 2020 10:12:40 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=49283 Being a guest at a wedding can be tricky. How much is appropriate to spend on a gift? Which side of the aisle do you sit on? If it’s out of town, who pays for the hotel room? You have enough things to worry about, but what you’re wearing shouldn’t be one of them. Just …

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Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy https://kaboutjie.com/pregnancy-birth/tips-for-a-healthy-pregnancy/ https://kaboutjie.com/pregnancy-birth/tips-for-a-healthy-pregnancy/#respond Wed, 08 Jan 2020 23:18:41 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=49266 Being pregnant is a wonderful part of life.  You have a little life growing inside of you and these moments are moments that you will remember for the rest of your life.  Make them special and treat yourself and the unborn baby with a healthy lifestyle.  Being pregnant isn’t a punishment but a gift.  A …

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How To Make Your Toddler Learn New Things At Home https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/how-to-make-your-toddler-learn-new-things-at-home/ https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/how-to-make-your-toddler-learn-new-things-at-home/#respond Wed, 08 Jan 2020 22:41:17 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=49259 If you thought that dealing with kids these days is an easy task, you’re nowhere near reality, my friend! It’s time to step out from la-la-land and face the truth. Although there was a time, not very long ago, our homes used to be the ultimate kingdom for children to learn and adapt to new …

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Tips To Make Your Baby Stylish https://kaboutjie.com/fashion/tips-to-make-your-baby-stylish/ https://kaboutjie.com/fashion/tips-to-make-your-baby-stylish/#respond Wed, 08 Jan 2020 05:12:59 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=49227 Fashion adds beauty and charm, and aids in cultivating confidence in your little one. Babies and toddlers develop a sense of style and confidence from a very young age. They see adults around them dress up, and their wardrobe allows them to establish preferences. They show appreciation for certain colours and designs and relish the …

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Solutions To Get Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/solutions-to-get-your-baby-to-sleep-through-the-night/ https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/solutions-to-get-your-baby-to-sleep-through-the-night/#respond Wed, 08 Jan 2020 04:57:57 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=49232 You may love it when you see your baby playing happily and crawling around in the house. But putting a baby to sleep takes all the charm away, as it is not an easy task to get your baby to sleep. Babies are not like adults, and they need uninterrupted sleep without any hindrance. It …

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Foods and Drinks To Avoid When Breastfeeding https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/foods-and-drinks-to-avoid-when-breastfeeding/ https://kaboutjie.com/breastfeeding/foods-and-drinks-to-avoid-when-breastfeeding/#comments Mon, 06 Jan 2020 15:39:51 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=47939 Foods with strong flavors may change the taste of your milk and in general babies enjoy a variety of flavors when it comes to breast milk. When you’re pregnant your baby tastes the dominant flavors in your diet and when you’re nursing they may be accustomed to those flavors already. However, in some cases babies …

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New Mom’s Guide To Beauty Recovery https://kaboutjie.com/beauty/new-moms-guide-to-beauty-recovery/ https://kaboutjie.com/beauty/new-moms-guide-to-beauty-recovery/#respond Tue, 31 Dec 2019 09:59:20 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48725 Giving birth to a child is nothing short of a superhuman deed that really is such a beautiful experience for any mother. Well, not really the pain involved but the fact that you have a tiny version of yourself to hold and cherish can truly make for some of the best moments in your life. …

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Perfect Gift Ideas for Boys https://kaboutjie.com/gifts/perfect-gift-ideas-for-boys/ https://kaboutjie.com/gifts/perfect-gift-ideas-for-boys/#respond Fri, 27 Dec 2019 14:01:05 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48706 Shopping for boys can definitely be a tough ask! Though one may find countless traditional gifts like watches, key chains, fancy wallets, etc. But in reality, boys have a diverse range of choice, and mainstream gifts rarely appear to entice them. Boys are generally quite choosy, and it is a bit challenging to read their …

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Tips To Soothe A Crying Baby https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/tips-to-soothe-a-crying-baby/ https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/tips-to-soothe-a-crying-baby/#respond Fri, 27 Dec 2019 13:06:14 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48700 There is something unique about infants that attracts us towards them. It is perhaps something instinctive that compel us to treat and protect them. We all like cuddling, hugging, and playing with babies, but probably no one likes when they are cranky or crying – but there’s no getting around it either, because it is …

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3 Things You Can Do To Help Your Child (and the Whole Family) Get Enough Sleep https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/3-things-you-can-do-to-help-your-child-and-the-whole-family-get-enough-sleep/ https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/3-things-you-can-do-to-help-your-child-and-the-whole-family-get-enough-sleep/#respond Tue, 24 Dec 2019 18:07:56 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48692 When you start a family, you know that losing some sleep will be part of the journey ahead. This is because young babies, toddlers, and children generally need a lot of nighttime attention. These are short-term disruptions to sleep, however. What’s particularly testing on the whole family is when an older toddler or child, biologically …

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6 Customer Success Strategies For Your Mompreneur Business https://kaboutjie.com/mompreneur/6-customer-success-strategies-for-your-mompreneur-business/ https://kaboutjie.com/mompreneur/6-customer-success-strategies-for-your-mompreneur-business/#respond Thu, 19 Dec 2019 07:16:12 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48682 Being a mom while running your business from home is no easy task. With one hand, you are raising your kids and with the other, you are fulfilling the role of mom boss. So how do you run a successful business from home and ensure keeping your customers happy? Being passionate about what you do …

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5 Helpful Tips For Disciplining Your Toddler https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/5-helpful-tips-for-disciplining-your-toddler/ https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/5-helpful-tips-for-disciplining-your-toddler/#comments Wed, 18 Dec 2019 12:33:15 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=47941 The toddler stage is notoriously trying for parents that need to deal with temper tantrums and headstrong youngsters not listening. Toddlers are exploring the world around themselves, very often getting themselves into trouble. The right type of discipline at this stage can mean all the difference in your child’s behaviour. Pick your battles Trying to …

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Why Families Rely On Emergency Pest Services https://kaboutjie.com/food-home/why-families-rely-on-emergency-pest-services/ https://kaboutjie.com/food-home/why-families-rely-on-emergency-pest-services/#respond Mon, 16 Dec 2019 04:45:49 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48669 Being any sort of property owner means you should always be vigilant about pests. Sometimes, though, despite your best efforts at preventing them, pest can sneak up on you when you least expect it. Sometimes this becomes an emergency situation, and you need urgent assistance in controlling them at an inconvenient hour. Like many other …

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How To Improve Child-Teacher Interactions To Reduce Stress levels https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/how-to-improve-child-teacher-interactions-to-reduce-stress-levels/ https://kaboutjie.com/parenting/how-to-improve-child-teacher-interactions-to-reduce-stress-levels/#respond Sun, 15 Dec 2019 05:29:16 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48662 Stress is something that we all live with but it’s not something that you often associate with children. But, the fact is that stress affects everyone, including your children. In the past stress, which is the release of cortisol in your body, was a necessary response, it prepared your body to fight or run away. …

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How To Keep Your Pest Control Family Friendly https://kaboutjie.com/health-safety/how-to-keep-your-pest-control-family-friendly/ https://kaboutjie.com/health-safety/how-to-keep-your-pest-control-family-friendly/#respond Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:54:16 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48657 When you see pests in your home, it‘s natural that your first reaction will be to reach for the insecticide sprays and powder. But, when you have a family, especially with young children, going straight to the poisons isn’t going to be the safest option. Here, we are going to find out how you can …

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How to Clean Your Kitchen Appliances Using Eco-Friendly Materials https://kaboutjie.com/food-home/how-to-clean-your-kitchen-appliances-using-eco-friendly-materials/ https://kaboutjie.com/food-home/how-to-clean-your-kitchen-appliances-using-eco-friendly-materials/#respond Fri, 13 Dec 2019 04:53:32 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48650 The kitchen is one of the busiest areas in the house. Many believe that it should also be the cleanest part of your home since this is the place where you prepare the food for your family. The appliances used in the kitchen are the usual equipment that touches the food. Therefore, we should not …

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Want To Lose Fat in 7 Days? Try the GM Diet Plan https://kaboutjie.com/weight-loss/want-to-lose-fat-in-7-days-try-the-gm-diet-plan/ https://kaboutjie.com/weight-loss/want-to-lose-fat-in-7-days-try-the-gm-diet-plan/#respond Thu, 12 Dec 2019 20:34:18 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48643 The idea of losing fat quick has always appealed to people. Why spend months in the gym with a rigid diet chart when there is a way to shed some weight in a week? The General Motors Diet or GM Diet seems to promise significant weight loss in just a week. It is said to help you …

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Eight Useful Tips By Alamo Associates For Eliminating Debt Fast https://kaboutjie.com/financial/eight-useful-tips-by-alamo-associates-for-eliminating-debt-fast/ https://kaboutjie.com/financial/eight-useful-tips-by-alamo-associates-for-eliminating-debt-fast/#respond Mon, 09 Dec 2019 20:46:38 +0000 https://kaboutjie.com/?p=48625 Debt can quickly abolish your financial dreams. Irrespective if you have a mountain of financial responsibilities or you are carrying a minor balance on your credit card every month, having too much debt make it impossible to move forward. Paying off one’s debt necessitates, determination, persistence and dedication. Have a look at these tips of …

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