#ECmeetup blogging expert Megan Kelly Botha welcomes your questions

What do you do when you hear that Megan Kelly Botha, arguably the most influential blogger in the Eastern Cape is packing her (probably fabulously  colour coordinated) bags and winging her way to South America? You nab her as a speaker at the #ECMeetup before her plane takes off, that’s what.

The parenting and beauty blogger juggles an online presence with a large following,  a booming online business (which she runs with her husband)  and two boisterous boys, but has never the less agreed to answer all our nagging questions, in fact she welcomes it.

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Is Glove-A-Bubble worth the hype? kids weigh in

Just Fun Kidz recently made me the most popular mom and aunt ever, with a delivery of Glove-A-Bubble. I had no idea what this contraption was and I thought that perhaps many of you wouldn’t know either, so allow me to inform you, I’m very informative like that.
 
Glove-A-Bubble is a way for kids to make bubbles by waving their hands in a fun animal shaped glove, so I asked kids in my life to test it out because I’m a little past the age of bubbles (lies there is no such thing)

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My top five kitchen tea activities

Kitchen tea activities have matured since the days my gran used to volunteer my services to look after the kids of women who couldn’t find babysitters. I’d sneak a peek as my aunts and their friends would basically haze the bride with traditional games that often involved eating/drinking disgusting concoctions and having their already questionable outfits covered in eggs and flour (this might be a cultural thing, I don’t know as I’ve only been on multicultural guest lists since becoming an adult so can’t compare it to the past).

But kitchen tea activities are more civilised now, I like to think… and these are my top five activities to get the guests involved and none of them include publicly humiliating the bride…I mean unless she’s into that sort of thing.

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What your new and expectant mom friend really wants (and a Happy Event Prize)

Happy Event sent me the cutest mother’s day present, it was also signed by my celeb girl crush Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp, their new brand ambassador (Coincidentaly my mom loves her too) I’m not big into celebdom but my mom and I love what this woman stands for and act like we are long lost friends “Eleanor, Elana is on tonight hey”, “Did you see that new Elana show (who cares that there are other people in the show”  anyway although I am very unpregnant and intend to stay that way, I was super keen on the gift and on the fact that I get to give a hamper to one of my readers.
I love the smell of Happy Event products like I may or may not have sniffed it a couple of times (I totally did) and it brought back memories to my pregnancies and my days as a new mom so I thought, I would share what I think new and expectant moms really want as gifts.

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What’s the deal with the Rhino Coin Bank

Recently you might have noticed me share pictures of a Rhino Coin Bank on my social media. If you wondered what the deal was with this, not so plush, plush… it’s simple. This toy rhino is the relaunch or a very successful project that ran a while back, using a simple toy to raise funds for orphaned rhinos

Prima Toys sent it my way and as  I have some earth child, hippie tendencies,  it got my attention. I immediately thought that this toy would be an ideal way to give a gift to a child (R199 is round about the birthday gift standard?) and also do something for the rhino who desperately need our help.

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