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Protecting your little sunshine from the harmful sun rays

Babies, toddlers and kids are sunshine of our lives, so it’s alarming that how bad the sun is for them. Their skin is highly delicate which is why they need their own kind of special sun protection before you take…

Setting routines and how it helps keep baby calm – and mom calm

As new parents, you’re no doubt feeling overwhelmed and out of sorts. How do you really know when Baby should eat? And when do you put your little one down for a nap? Establishing schedules can help. Here’s how to…

Holiday time – travelling with babies and small children.

A holiday with your toddler or baby can be fun – if you’re prepared. We’ve got expert solutions for the most common travel problems. Your bags are packed and you’re ready to set off on that big family trip. Of…

Hello summer!

How to protect your little ones sensitive skin and the heat gets intense!   The warm weather beckons. While summer fun is likely starting to trickle into conversations in your home, so should another topic: summer safety…especially if you have…

Bedtime routines for good sleep

Why do we need a bedtime routine? Bedtime routines are great for many reasons. They help our children wind down before bedtime. They signal to our baby that it’s time to sleep. They even help our bodies begin producing sleep-inducing…

Helping my baby though spring – hay fever and allergy season

The warmer season of spring is usually a welcome change for families, with cooler temps giving way to calmer days spent outdoors in the sunshine. But when spring is in the air, so are irritating plant particles — and these…

Taking Care of Yourself After Birth- A new Mothers Guide to self care

 Your bundle of joy has arrived to complete your world and your new chapter – motherhood – will be as overwhelming as the previous one, your pregnancy. The first year for a new mother is especially challenging as you takes…

Teething: Tips for soothing sore gums

There are few things as distressing as watching your baby begin the teething process. It can be a painful affair, and your poor little baba has no idea what is going on. Their little gums are painful, cheeks may be…

Eczema in babies and young children

Eczema is a common non-contagious inflammatory skin condition that has numerous possible causes and no known cure. It’s an atopic condition, which is a form of allergy in which a hypersensitivity reaction may occur in a part of the body…

Winter Care Tips for your Baby’s Delicate Skin

Babies’ skin is the epitome of softness. But because babies are so delicate, their skin requires special care. Exposure to chemicals, unnatural fibers or the weather’s elements can make your child’s skin rough, red or chapped. Baby skin care in…

Beautiful memories with your baby bump

From a bump to a baby in your arms, here is why you should keep a pregnancy journal Pregnancy is an exhausting emotional roller coaster ride for many expectant mothers. From the moment the pregnancy test comes back positive to…

Helping Your Baby’s Skin to get ready for Cooler Days as Autumn and Winter approaches

Ready or not, the cold weather is rolling in all over the country (as much as I would love the summer days to last) and the cold, wet, rainy months can be a difficult time to keep your baby’s skin healthy. …

Baby Massaging – Everything you need to know

Kissing, tickling, and cuddling… how can you resist that deliciously soft baby skin or the precious giggles and chuckles as your little one responds to your loving touch? Touch is the first sense to develop, just days after conception and…

Is there life after Eczema?

You’ve probably heard it all… that your baby will outgrow eczema, it will get better soon, or try a certain remedy, or try that remedy. “No really, THIS WILL WORK – it worked for my baby!” You’ve probably tried it…

Brighten your home this holiday season…

And something special for the little ones   Holiday Season has arrived in all its glory. You’ll be entertaining and being entertained, spending time with your loved ones. Little ones asleep or at play will surely do so with a…

A Mother’s Touch from Pregnancy to Teen years

  Pregnancy While your baby is in your tummy, your maternal instincts kick in with every movement they make, you automatically rub your tummy. Almost as though saying, hi to your little one, letting him know that mom is here….

What are children really thinking when allergies come knocking?

How allergies can affect kids – The Itchy and Scratchy story.     Mom knows how I hate my allergies. It’s really hard to explain but how else would anyone know what we know? I mean it’s not like we’re…

Itchy Sneezy Season Busters

Need ways to help with those moments we can’t avoid for our little ones? You can’t do all the tough work yourself. We’re here every step of the way to guide and help you and your little ones. Here’s some…

6 Ways to make exercise fun for kids

Whether you plan ahead or decide on the spur of the moment, it’s always fun to add some variety to your child’s activities. As your children grow, they will learn and discover new games, play outdoors and engage in sports….

Healthy snack ideas for your little ones

Every parent wants what’s best for their children and what your little one takes in, is very important for physical and mental wellbeing. Keeping your little ones active, giving them water to quench their thirst and serving at least 2…

Dry skin and eczema in babies and children

Many babies and small children are affected by eczema. It may affect up to 20% of babies and at least 70% of people have had hand eczema at some point in their life. Eczema is also called infantile eczema or…

Caring for your baby’s skin in winter

Everyone is concerned about their skin care, especially in winter and of course, let’s not forget the most delicate creatures among us, babies. As the weather changes it is important to make the necessary changes to your baby’s skincare routine….

How to Care for Cradle Cap

What is cradle cap? If your baby’s scalp has flaky, dry skin that looks like dandruff, or thick, oily, yellowish or brown scaling or crusting patches, it’s probably cradle cap. Doctors call it infantile seborrheic dermatitis. It’s very common in…

How to massage your baby

How to massage your baby – an ideal bedtime routine: Routines are good. Routines are effective. Routines are adaptive. Routines are beneficial to the child/ children and the mother/ parents. As a rule of thumb, most parents should use structured…

8 Fun Things To Do Outdoors With Your Newborn

Having a newborn is full many new adjustments. In case you’ve been trapped inside, breastfeeding every few hours, changing more nappies than you knew could ever exist and catching up on sleep whenever the opportunity arises. Many new moms suffer…

Bath-time for Newborns

Bath-time is fun-time: For most first time moms bath-time can be quite nerve-wrecking, handling a screaming, wiggling, wet and soapy tiny baby takes practice and confidence. So stay calm, maintain a good grip and prepare before-hand for the bath. For…

Why UVA Protection is Important For Your Child’s Skin

With summer on our doorstep, everyone has been eagerly awaiting to soak up the sun, peel off the layers of clothing, and spend time in the outdoors having a picnic or braai and dipping into the pool for a cool-down….

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to the brand new Baby and Kids website! We are so excited to be able to share our fantastic products, made specifically for babies and toddlers’ sensitive skin. We will not only use the website to showcase our products…

Sun Safe Tips

Living in South Africa, we all know the dangers of the sun and how important it is for us to protect our skin from potential sun damage. As babies and young children have even more sensitive skin, it is so much…