SA Kids On The Go

Newsletter Articles

What have you done for yourself today?
SA Kids, 25 Jun 2018

 To all the parents out there,  I don’t often buy myself flowers but while getting a few things for home, I spotted a beautiful and rare flowering plant. I picked it up examined it, saw the price (R150) and immediately put it down again and continued...

WAHM or SAHM
SA Kids - Tania, 17 Mar 2016

Dear Moms, Can you remember the day when you found out that you were pregnant?  Admit that will always be a very special day but not quite as special as the day when your little one eventually came into the world. You, like me, held your baby in...

All about family
SA Kids - Tania, 17 Feb 2016

Dear Parents, This letter is not about our kids but about our Parents! “Why our Parents?”, I hear you ask. Because most of us love and appreciate our parents, if we are lucky to still have them around, but they don’t know this unless we show...

Back to school = anxious Mom
SA Kids on the Go, 16 Jan 2014

Dear Parents, By now most of our children are back or have started School / Crèche for the 1st time. I was going to write a letter about the kids and how to dealing with them settling in, but then I walked my son to school...

A Crafty Christmas with your kids
SA Kids on the Go, 5 Nov 2013

Dear Parents,   Can you believe it’s already that time of year again? Shops are stringing up wreathes, putting up ostentatious trees and it’s only a matter of time before the Christmas CD’s get dusted off and are filtered through the sound systems.     It’s also that...

Just Be Strong!
SA Kids on the Go, 15 Oct 2013

Dear Parents, As most of you are well aware, October is Breast Cancer month. No, this is not a depressing letter that would make you want to cry, but one that would, hopefully, motivate you if you, or a friend, or a family member, are currently...

What every woman should know about her car
SA Kids on the Go, 10 Sep 2013

What every woman should know about her car Dear Parents, There are certain things I feel women should know, if not for her own safety, then for the safety of her children. We harp on about seatbelts and car seats etc...

You are Unique
Bob Stoess, 8 Aug 2013

Dear Parents, I wanted something really motivating for our monthly newsletter for all our Mom’s out there seeing as its Woman’s Day tomorrow, but my mind was blank and my daughter started a new job and I could not ask her to write something for us,...

Runaway Mom
SA Kids on the Go, 21 Jun 2013

Dear Parents, Anyone else ever feel like running away or hiding in the room? No? Just me then!? My child’s volume knob is kaput, broken, out of order… Actually I don’t think one was ever installed, it was an optional extra that they decided wasn’t needed...

MY CHOICE
SA Kids on the Go, 6 May 2013

Dear Parents, I wrote this piece after being attacked on twitter for keeping my child out of school on vaccination day last week. I know it should have a fancy introduction to it and I should make it so that it seems like it just...

Healthy, Happy Mommy
SA Kids on the Go, 19 Feb 2013

Dear Mommies, On the 7thof January Tania and I decided that it was time to stop moaning about not being able to go to the beach and splash about in the waves with the kids because we can’t confidently wear shorts, bikini or even a full...

Being a parent is not an easy task but it is the most rewarding one!
SA Kids on the Go, 4 Feb 2013

Dear Parents,   This month my daughter would like to share how she felt when her son went to school and we are sure many of you will be able to relate to this. “Since he was 5 months old he’s been with a day mom, he loves them dearly...

A great New Year is waiting!
SA Kids on the Go, 15 Jan 2013

Dear Parents,   May this New Year be the beginning of something special for you! This year I wow to spend less time and energy stressing about “things” and more time and energy on family, friends and positive colleagues as they are what really matters in...

Gluten Intolerant
SA Kids on the Go, 1 Jun 2010

Dear Parents, This holiday there is so much for you and the children to do that you’ll find something new every time you feel like a day out of the house! There are many workshops and shows for the kids to attend while Mom and Dad...

Au Pair syndicates
SA Kids on the Go, 16 Jan 2009

Dear Parents, Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles, May this brand New Year be the beginning of something special for all of you! “Happy New Year” This year I wow to spend less time and energy stressing about “things” and more time and energy on family, friends and colleagues...

Christmas letter to Santa
SA Kids on the Go, 3 Nov 2008

Dear Parents, This is the first year my son is actually able to write his own Christmas letter to Santa, and he is very proud of it. I am not sure that Santa will be able to read it, but I am sure Mother Santa...

Family Pets
SA Kids on the Go, 30 Sep 2008

Dear Parents, Is there anyone out there with as many PETS as our home has?! Unless you have a farm or Pet shop, I think you are going to battle to match our collection. We have two dogs, 4 cats, 1 bird, 2 rats (with...