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5 Reasons to Eat Together as a Family

Our day to day lives are busier than ever, which means eating at the dinner table with all of the family can seem like...
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3 Things to Help Keep Your Kids Busy During School Holidays

Summer holiday is just around the corner and we know some parents are already wringing their hands, wondering how to keep the children occupied....
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How to Remove Chewing Gum from Hair

We had a problem a few days ago involving chewing gum. My youngest son had gotten it into his hair and we needed to...
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A Guide to Protecting Your Family

General medical care can be tough to get your head around when you’re just looking after yourself. When you’ve got an entire family to...
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Hands-On Parenting: Three Signs That You Might Be Smothering Your Kids

There's absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to take care of your children. After all, as a parent, that's basically job number one! However, there's...

Fathers…You Need To Bond With Your Children [P1]

This article addresses the male folk-better still the fathers and the bond they have with their children. There is an understanding that children bond with...

Pregnancy changes women’s brains ‘for at least two years’

If you have been feeling like you have not been your usual self after delivery, you are probably right. A new report revealed that...

Praising Children This Way Could Make Them Less Successful

Growing up there are two incidences that remain crystal clear in my mind and each of them was a lesson in praising children. The first...

My Daughter Wanted to be a White girl

My daughter is a beautiful little girl. I'm not saying this just because I'm her mother. She really is beautiful, with the glowing skin...

Why You Should Monitor Your Child’s Screen Time This Summer

Now that the long holiday is here and the children are at home, the house is going to be a little less quiet and...

Homework is Destroying Our Children: We Need to End This!

"What is the meaning of this?" I stared in shock at the pile of homework that came home with my 4 year old son. Why...

4 Reasons To Discourage Your Child From Using “Hate”

‘I HATE YOU MUM” she shouted angrily at her mother and slammed the door in her face. It's pretty common to see scenes like that...

Working Moms: 5 Secrets of a Happy and Healthy Life

  Working moms are under a lot of stress. They are subjected to regular stressful situations at work, just like everybody else. On top of...

How To Foster Creativity In Your Child

Creativity is one skill we wish for in our children. It's not rare to see a parent staring wistfully at a painting or a...

Child Proof Your House: 5 Must Dos

  Especially if you're not accustomed to the mischievous ways of little ones, child-proofing your house can be a big task! Multiple hazards, many of...

4 Reasons You Should Allow Your Kids Watch Nick Jr.

There are so many animation channels out there these days and not all of them are for kids. If you are not aware, it...

Should You Argue in the Presence of Your Children?

  Arguing before children, this is something that is a dilemma for most married couples. For every marriage coach or counsellor you ask, you will...

Have You Taught Your Child the Underwear Rule?

    Incidences of sexual abuse of children seem to be rising. It's practically impossible to open a newspaper or log on to a news site...