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Celebrate Grandparents Day the South African Way

CELEBRATING ALL THE GOGO’S, GRANS, NANI’S AND NANAS THIS GRANDPARENT’S DAY   Sunday, 6 October marks Grandparents Day – a day that is often overlooked while Mother’s and Father’s Day takes centre stage.  While Grandparent’s Day is celebrated globally, in South Africa this is usually on the first Sunday in October and is the ideal […]

8 Things to do in and around Joburg this Heritage Day

Find out what’s happening in and around Johannesburg this Heritage Day. Whether you want to braai, relax or have a picnic, there’s something that just might pique your interest.   It’s almost time for Heritage day! Here are some fun things to do in and around Johannesburg that might pique your interest: DStv Delicious International […]

This is how much paid paternity leave dads get around the world

With SA’s new parental leave bill taking effect soon, we look at how much time papas are getting to spend with their newborns locally and abroad. Since becoming a father, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has been pretty vocal about paternity leave, a sentiment he once again highlighted in a recent interview with CNN. Better known these […]

Here’s why South Africans might be having fewer children

Over a 10-year period the number of live birth registrations occurring within a specific year in South Africa has varied, though since 2014, it seems women have been having (or registering at least) fewer children. Stats SA reports that the amount of current registered births (live births occurring in a specific year and registered within the same year), as registered […]

Free prenatal visits increased from 4 to 8 for pregnant women

The Department of Health has launched #Momconnect which gives expectant women access to important pregnancy information on their cellphones. n South Africa virtually every pregnant woman has either her own cell phone or access to a cell phone. The Department of Health’s research has found that the appropriate use of cell phone technology has the potential to […]

5 Things You Must Do With Your Kids When Visiting Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth – the Friendly City, the Windy City, Nelson Mandela Bay, good old PE… Call it what you will, this is a great spot for family vacations for many reasons… It has stunning swimming beaches, warm water, plenty of malls and restaurants; and it remains one of South Africa’s most affordable destinations. This is great […]

The ultimate list of fun things to do in Durban with kids

We’ve created lists of family-friendly things to do with kids in both Cape Town and Joburg, and now it’s Durban’s turn. Whether you’re road tripping down to Durban for a seaside holiday or simply need to get out of the house, we’ve got a long list of fun things you and the kids can do this weekend. Museums […]

Disney On Ice

Disney On Ice is back next year as Tinker Bell takes audiences on an enchanting pixie-dust filled journey of beloved Disney tales in a new show entitled Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. Believing is just the beginning when the empowering tales of eight Disney Princesses – Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White embark […]

10 Best Kids Activities in Cape Town

Kids Activities in Cape Town  Are you looking for great kids activities in Cape Town? Whether living in Cape Town with kids or visiting South Africa with children, you always need to be prepared to keep the little ones busy and happy. Here you will find out the top things to do in Cape Town, […]

Travel Local- Flights from R499

Travel Local With such a fantastically diverse world out there just waiting to be explored, it’s not surprising that more and more people today are choosing to travel. What is surprising perhaps is that the benefits of travelling with local, independent companies have not yet been highlighted to a greater degree. When you have the […]