October 2015

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CONGRATULATIONS ROBIN TROLLIP !!!

Thank you for sharing you special moment.

“My little princess is 4 months old, her name is Te-amo. Bath time is the most exciting thing for her and after being born, she loved every moment. It gave us time to bond and talk. She was a very big baby and this allowed me to take her in the bath with me. They say “skin to skin” is the best way to bond and the way she would curl her little body on my chest made me feel so proud because she feels protected in my arms. Now that she is 4 months old she enjoys splashing the water everywhere. We capture each she smile and giggle she does when she is in the water. At this stage everything goes to the mouth so she enjoy having toys in the water. It even got the point that when she is having her bad days, we pop her in a bath to clam her down. We are looking forward to sending her for swimming lessons … hopefully this is a swimmer in the making.” – Robin Trollip (edited)

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I can’t wait to take Kairo on her first visit to the beach …

She has become such a water baby and it warms my heart watching her lying flat on her back in the bath, with just her little face sticking out, kicking and splashing … such a happy sight (-:

It did not start out this way. When Kairo was born she did not enjoy bathing at all. It was the most stressful part of the day as she would cry from the moment we undressed her, right through her bath and until she was fully dressed again. It was no fun at all. She felt very insecure in the water and I had to do something to comfort her.

I tried taking her into my bath with me. I held her close and talked to her while we took a bath together. This made a huge difference. Later on, as she became more comfortable, we introduced a floating device, designed for babies, for her to float on in the bath. She still loves this.

At three months old, I now have a baby who loves water! I am so happy that I did not force her at any stage.

She now loves bath time, whether it is in her Stokke Flexi bath or the normal bath. Bath time is fun! She enjoyed her first “swim” in her Stokke Flexi bath in the garden recently and in January she is starting swimming classes!

Such memorable moments … Bring on summer!

Stokke Flexi bath available at Kids Emporium Morningside

Stand a chance to win this swim wear hamper worth R790 from Kids Emporium Morningside.

All you have to do is:
1. Leave a comment below, sharing the most memorable bath time or swimming moments you have had with your 0 -12 month old baby.
2. Follow me, DJ Zinhle on Instagram
3. Follow Kids Emporium Morningside on Instagram

Competition Rules:
1. Entrants must be South African residents.
2. Entrants must have children 0 – 12 months old.
3. The competition closes on the 28th of October 2015 and the winner will be announced on Friday 30th October.
4. MOMentsByDJZinhle reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.
5. The prize is not be transferable to another person.
6. No part of a prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.
7. If the advertised prize is not available, MOMentsByDJZinhle reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value to the winner.
8. MOMentsByDJZinhle will endeavour to deliver the prize within a month of the competition end date but cannot guarantee this delivery time.

The Prize:

1 x Baby Banz full swim suit to fit age  o – 12 months (pink)
• UV protection of 50+
• Zip making it easy to take off as well as a zip at the bottom for easy happy changes

1 x Baby Banz bucket hat
• Adjustable tonfit new born to 2 years old.
• UV protection of 50+
• reversable making two hats in one

1 x Berry Sun sun protection cream
• SPF 40
• safe to be used on newborns

Lookout for our blue “Summertime” competition in November ! 

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