Hurry! Enter before 14 October 2022.


1. DEADLINE for entries is midnight Friday, 14 October 2022.
After this date, no further entries to the competition will be permitted. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

2. Submit entries by email to or WhatsApp to 083 229 3017 with your name, telephone number, and email address.

3. you may enter your child from 6 months – 3 years old.

4. you may have siblings in one image – but remember to follow rules 9 and 10.

5. You may enter more than one child.

6. You may only submit 2 photos per child.

7. Submit only high resolution photos, i.e. 300dpi (at least 1 Mb size).

8. Submit only head and shoulders images with enough space on the top and sides (for use on MOMSNOTES cover.)

9. It must be a portrait image – taken with the camera vertical, not horizontal.

10. Your image must have a Christmas/festive feel.

11. There is only one winner for the cover; there will be two runners-up who will win prizes as well, but will not be on the cover.

12. A panel of 5 judges from Mopani, MOMSNOTES and Mamarazzi will make the final decision.

13. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash.


1.  Read the rules carefully, you don’t want your photo disqualified because of something you could have changed.

2. make sure your pictureis perfectly in focus.

3. Remember the theme is Christmas; not over the top, just subtle and does not have to be red.

4. make sure your background is not cluttered and busy.

5. Get the distance right – your image must not be ‘chopped off’ on the top, or sides. There must be some space on top and on the sides of the photo.

6. Try to get your child to look at the camera and smile or laugh.

7. Make sure your lighting is good.


The winning photo of Olivia was submitted by Melissa Grobler and is featured on the cover of our November/December 2022 edition of MOMSNOTES.

She wins a MOPANI hamper worth more than R1000 PLUS a family photoshoot from MAMARAZZI valued at R2 450.

Our 2 runners up are Amy Venter and Callum Munsamy, who will each win a MOPANI hamper worth R500 PLUS a photoshoot from MAMARAZZI valued at R1 500.

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