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A Guide to Living and Thriving with Allergies

Allergy Sense is set to sort the science from the noise Allergies have never been more prevalent. In South Africa, one in three people suffer from seasonal allergies and at least 2,5% of children have a food allergy. Allergy is the most common chronic disease in Europe. Up to 20% of patients with allergies struggle … Continue reading A Guide to Living and Thriving with Allergies

Moms doing it for themselves – PART 3

As Oprah Winfrey once said, “I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual leaders there is.” In celebration of Mother’s Day this month, Absolute Mama interviewed 5 inspirational women this month, all Mother’s, all doing it for themselves. Here’s the third installment with one of … Continue reading Moms doing it for themselves – PART 3

How to build a relationship of trust between parent and child

Trust is at the core of all positive human relationships.  This is according to Cindy Glass, Owner and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centres. She says, “Trust, when nurtured and honoured within a family system can lead to happier, more fulfilling experiences, greatly reducing stress and anxiety., Mistrust, on the other hand, inevitably leads to … Continue reading How to build a relationship of trust between parent and child

Take a glimpse at the winter home décor styling tips of Love Milo designer Nicki Ellis

Add signature décor items in on-trend colours – “There are a lot of great on-trend colours at the moment such as spiced honey, pinks and dark hues, but my house is quite minimalist, which I love as a look.  Like many others, I can’t afford to redo the entire décor of my house to suit … Continue reading Take a glimpse at the winter home décor styling tips of Love Milo designer Nicki Ellis

Magic and drama meet with Love Milo’s new Winter Alchemy collection

Love Milo designer Nicki Ellis, renowned for her nature-inspired homeware creations, has turned to the inky night sky, the cosmos and constellations as her muse for the boutique store’s latest collection, Winter Alchemy.  Warm, polished brass, textured midnight blue and soft fleecy white come together like a magic map for living well through the winter … Continue reading Magic and drama meet with Love Milo’s new Winter Alchemy collection

Mom’s doing it for themselves – PART 2

Women are truly amazing, between having children and running their households , they still manage to hold high-powered positions across different industries; they start their own businesses and they raise their families. In celebration of Mother’s Day – 12 May – Absolute Mama will be interviewing 5 inspirational women this month, all Mother’s, all doing … Continue reading Mom’s doing it for themselves – PART 2

Breaking a World Record at The Ziets Museum

Image Credits: Domenic Gorin – Supplied by NumberSenseThere couldn’t be a better time to go above and beyond to create change. Change isn’t only occurring the realm of politics, environmental development, and technology. Change can and does take place across the board, on every level, across industries and interests of the masses. Change is driven … Continue reading Breaking a World Record at The Ziets Museum

Bright, Bold & Happy

This range is ANYTHING but Vanilla. Why should Winter be all doom and gloom? Something Desired has recently launched their bright, cheerful and bold range: Sorbet Collection 2019 – think cheerful colours and a variety of textures, fabrics and finishes. Launched in 2017, Something Desired is a front-runner in the field of décor and design, … Continue reading Bright, Bold & Happy

Editor’s Letter – Issue 3

Hello Autumn is here, greens to reds, orange to yellow and finally brown leaves before they are lost in preparation for winter, a transitional period I treasure every year. I remember from a young age being amazed by the number of things my Mother could do in a day, besides being a daughter, sister, wife, … Continue reading Editor’s Letter – Issue 3

Mom’s doing it for themselves – PART 1

Being a successful Woman and Mother in the workplace comes with its own unique challenges and rewards.  In celebration of Mother’s Day – 12 May – Absolute Mama will be interviewing 6 inspirational women this month, all Mother’s, all doing it for themselves. Q & A with Jana Leonard, Director Jack & Jill Communications 1. … Continue reading Mom’s doing it for themselves – PART 1

Boschendal Opens the New Tree House, Connecting Kids with Nature on an Authentic Farm

Boschendal has officially opened The Tree House, an exciting new edu-play centre offering children a chance to enjoy an authentic farm experience. The new Playground next to The Tree House is the brand new addition and available for all young visitors to the farm.   Short-listed for the We Are Africa 2019 Design Award, the … Continue reading Boschendal Opens the New Tree House, Connecting Kids with Nature on an Authentic Farm

Empathy skills are Key to better learning

Nelson Mandela famously stated that education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. At the same time however, our education system is in crisis. According to Cindy Glass, Co-Founder and Owner of Step Up Education Centres, “Negative behaviours such as aggression, bullying, disrespect toward teachers and peers, intolerance and demotivation … Continue reading Empathy skills are Key to better learning