In Sebastian's World Blog

Let the World Celebrate Japan's National Children's Day

Let the World Celebrate Japan's National Children's Day

Happy Children's Day Everyone! Did you know that the 5th May is officially Children’s Day in Japan? Children are our future, they represent the hope that there will be a brighter tomorrow.  May 5 is Children's Day, when families celebrate the healthy growth and happiness of children. It became a national holiday in 1948, but it has been a day of celebration in Japan since ancient times. On Children's Day, families fly huge carp-shaped streamers (koinobori) for each child that they have at home, and display dolls of famous warriors and other heroes inside. In Japanese folklore, the carp is...


The Baby Moon: The Last Holiday Break

The Baby Moon: The Last Holiday Break

A Babymoon is that mini vacation a couple takes while pregnant before the arrival of baby. In theory it is the last time that you and your partner bond, and really escape ... relax before all those sleepless nights start. Hubby and I took a break to Umhlanga when I was seven months pregnant with Sebastian and we totally loved our time at The Oyster Box Hotel and Spa (part of the Red Carnation Group). It was an amazing break even though I experienced Braxton-Hicks contractions for the first time and endured a hair-raising 4-hour wait at the Gateway Netcare (but totally beside the...


Why Recycle Glass? The Answer is Clear!

Why Recycle Glass? The Answer is Clear!

Recycling is very important as waste has a huge negative impact on the natural environment.  We tend to hear this over and over these days. It seems as if humanity seems to finally realised and taken responsibility for what they have done to our planet (this does not include the current US president of course). Like any socially responsible person, I too want to do my bit and, as any parent knows, once you have had a child you tend to accumulate all kinds of flotsam.  I just loved this video clip on how to reuse baby food jars which just tends to collect at the back of...


Let's Raise our Children to be Entrepreneurs - A Motivating Lecture on TedTalk

Tessa Lakhani

Tags children, Entrepreneur, parenting guide, TedTalk

Let's Raise our Children to be Entrepreneurs - A Motivating Lecture on TedTalk

I recently listened to the most interesting lecture on TedTalk on how to recognise and harness entrepreneurial spirit in our children. I want Sebastian to grow up to be a confident and independent thinker, someone who is not fearful of pushing boundaries whilst respecting them . I thoroughly enjoyed the talk by Cameron Herold, that I had to share it and I do hope you enjoy it too.  https://www.ted.com/talks/cameron_herold_let_s_raise_kids_to_be_entrepreneurs?utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=tedspread 


Look how we've grown

Tessa Lakhani

Tags Baby Wear, Cape Town, Clothing, Hout Bay, Retail, Sebastian Baby Wear, Vintage

Look how we've grown

Sebastian Baby Wear has grown considerably over the past few months. Here's all the exciting news about our beautiful new space and products.   We are now ready to announce our new store in Hout Bay, Cape Town. After months of scrubbing tiler's grout, reshuffling furniture and repacking endless metres of fabric, it's our pleasure to finally make a noise about it. Our fresh new space has allowed us to transition into a full retail store filled with SBW favourites and some exciting new products - all to make mom and dad's life a little easier. Think vintage kiddies books, bath and...