Our cover mom on this issue is the beautiful Tatum Keshwar who is no stranger to flashing cameras, and long runways. On our July issue of Mamas & Papas magazine, Tatum talks to us about her pregnancy journey, and life on the social media streets. We also take a closer look at why many toddlers appear to indulge in fantasy play with their imaginary friends. What causes moms to go primal? Our article on Nesting answers all our questions on this pregnancy phenomenon. When is it the right time to talk to your little one about sex? Sewela Langeni gives us pointers on the matter that has many parents frazzled. We love them, but our little darlings will always try to experiment with everything from white lies to big whoppers! What is one to do when little lies turn into tall tales? If you’re in a mood to spice up your wardrobe, have a look at our Preggy Fashion pages and be inspired!
Our cover mom Nkateko ‘Takkies’ Maswanganye and husband Chris Dinwiddy recently welcomed their baby girl. During our covershoot, we talk to them about how they met on Tinder, and how they plan to help their daughter with identifying herself in the world today.
If you’re planning on starting a family soon, page 12 covers all the debates you need to have with your partner before baby arrives. As your child settles in school, Cathrine Versfeld gives parents back-to-school tips on page 56. Dr Sumayya looks at the beauty of motherhood and how easy it is to lose your identity to motherhood, asking, can a supermom also be a super ‘someone else’ (page 68)?
Three of our readers share their pregnancy journey with us, and the Geldenhuys family talks about their daughter’s cancer diagnosis and how it affected their family dynamics.