The Milk Memoirs

One part chronicle, one part resource of all things breastfeeding and family life…with a good dose of fun,crafts & mommy realness


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**WIN** A Family Fun Pass to the #IceAdventure (with Baskin Robbins) at Canal Walk

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The summer holidays are in full swing, and in fact, are already half way through!(Where’d the time go?!) But if you’re still looking for fun activities to do with your kids, fear not mama’s….there’s an #IceAdventure waiting just for them to enjoy!

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*Win* an exquisite Mother’s Love Portrait Session with Josie Photography

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GIVE-AWAY NOW CLOSED!

If I wanted to count the amount moms I know who’ve complained about not having many decent pix with their own kids, that are not those awkward selfies, I’d need to grow a couple extra dozen more fingers. Am I right? And there’s no way we are counting the work of our very loved but clearly non-instagrammy dads who really actually don’t want to “quickly take this photo”. I mean let’s be honest – a lot of their shots are strong contenders for the “nailed-it” memes. And if you do get lucky with everyone being in frame, and it’s not all big-foot blurry, chances are you probably all aren’t looking to the lens, or smiling and looking your best. Or junior over there might even be elbow deep up his nose going for gold. Ok, ok, ok, so that last one may sound a bit much…but this happens people. This is real life parenting, and real life parenting often doesn’t make space for perfect pictures WITH mom in it. Unless of course, you have Josie in your life.

Who is Josie? Josie Van Zyl? Well, only one of the Continue reading


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Wrap up of another rocking #CTMeetup (Pssst- Awesome BabySense Giveaway alert!)

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There could only be one of two possible reasons you’re reading this post: 1) you were right there, amidst all the action of the #ctmeetup 2016 and now wanting to relive a bit of the good times. Or 2) you were sadly not there, and with nose squished against the window, you now longingly wish to see what you missed out on, and wonder why you didn’t just get yourself a ticket.

Only kidding! Really, I kid, I kid. I joke, I joke…

Except, I actually do wonder why you didn’t just get yourself that winning ticket and join in.Because, honestly, you did miss out.

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GIVEAWAY TIME with Toy Toggle!

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I recently did a raving review about the simple yet genius piece of baby/toddler equipment called the Toy Toggle. It’s a practical piece of equipment that has certainly brought some piece of mind to our lttle household. For the full review on this Proudly South African product, go read here.

If you read that review, then you’d understand why Im such a fan of Toy Toggle. In fact, I love it so much I want YOU to also have one!!!

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