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Tintswalo Atlantic is rising again!

Construction work is well underway at Tintswalo Atlantic after a devastating fire destroyed the kitchen and public areas of the boutique hotel on Chapman’s Peak Drive (Cape Town), in February 2019. Fortunately, the guest rooms were left mostly unscathed and the only guest suite that was damaged in the fire, has already been completely refurbished. … Continue reading Tintswalo Atlantic is rising again!

Comfort for Dad

The Tempur Lumbar Support Cushion and Seat Cushion are the perfect gifts for dad this Father’s Day! He will appreciate quality comfort every day in the office while watching his favourite TV show, enjoying a sports match or while travelling. Dad will thank you. The anatomical shape, variable height adjustments and supportive properties of the … Continue reading Comfort for Dad

Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa

GARY B GOLDMAN & MARIEKA GRYZENHOUT Neither plant nor animal, mushrooms constitute a unique group of organisms. They appear in a staggering variety of shapes, sizes and colours, and identifying them can be difficult. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide is the perfect tool for identification in the field. It features 200 of the most distinctive … Continue reading Field Guide to Mushrooms and other Fungi of South Africa

BOOK REVIEW: Pop-Up Peekaboo! Space by DK

Toddler development is about first friends, manners, language advancement, potty training and transitioning from a baby to a child, all important milestones for these little humans. Language plays an integral part at this age and it’s so rewarding watching your toddler’s progress in speech and language, unfold right in front of your eyes. It’s also … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Pop-Up Peekaboo! Space by DK

Parents need to be happy too

In a world where life seems to keep us spinning in a never-ending vortex of fast-paced, pressured parenting, crushing bills and overwhelming expectations, Cindy Glass, Owner and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centre says, “Parents, it seems, have lost their ability to see themselves as also worthy of happiness, peace and fulfillment. Parents seem hard-wired … Continue reading Parents need to be happy too

Spier’s Warm Winter Vegetarian Tasting

When the mercury drops and the rain clouds gather, the soup ladle and the wine glass are the best of friends. That’s why, from 1 June until 31 August 2019, visitors to Spier’s cosy Tasting Room can enjoy three hearty vegetarian soups paired with wine and served with an assortment of focaccia bread. The new … Continue reading Spier’s Warm Winter Vegetarian Tasting

Fun for the family with The Bazaruto Run

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort is hosting the first ever community run on the Bazaruto island, the Bazaruto Run. The run will take place at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort on Sunday 23 June with participants having a choice of four run options; a three and five-kilometre family run or a 10 and 21-kilometre trail run. The … Continue reading Fun for the family with The Bazaruto Run

Moms doing it for themselves – PART 5

Mothering is constant, hard work and nothing can prepare you for what lies ahead, but it’s the best job I have ever had, says Anje Hill, Editor of Absolute Mama.In celebration of Mother’s Day this month, Absolute Mama interviewed 5 inspirational women in May, all Mother’s, all doing it for themselves. Here’s the final interview … Continue reading Moms doing it for themselves – PART 5

Could good sleep make your child SMARTER?

Helping your baby into a regular sleep cycle is important for their brain, body and more By Lori Cohen Children aged between one and three need 12 to 14 hours’ sleep in a 24-hour cycle. Even preteens are recommended up to 11 hours! Cracking the elusive sleep code is not only great for your sanity, … Continue reading Could good sleep make your child SMARTER?

Sleep and Melatonin

By Mariza Halliday A good night’s sleep is one of the most important acts of self-care. When we’re falling behind in one area of our busy lives, always looking for that extra hour to our day – sleep is often the first sacrifice we make. It’s no secret that sleep is necessary for our physical … Continue reading Sleep and Melatonin

Moms doing it for themselves – PART 4

If you ask any working Mom what they’d want most, most of them would want to add a few more hours to their day, there is simply not enough hours in a day! In celebration of Mother’s Day this month, Absolute Mama interviewed 5 inspirational women for the month of May, all Mother’s, all doing … Continue reading Moms doing it for themselves – PART 4

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