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Braving the tonsil op times two

We recently had both my younger children’s tonsils out. Jack is 6 and Emma is 4 and we needed to have both done –...
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When your child doesn’t like to read

Reading is a highly beneficial activity for children, but what if your child strongly dislikes flipping the pages? Television, video games, iPads; technology has opened...
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Top tips to get your kids involved in home cooking

Whether it’s muddy outdoor activities or indoor ones that involve the splashing of paint or dirtying of clothes, if there’s the potential to get...
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Bullying behaviour in our schoolgoing children

By Claire Maher, educational psychologist. It is important to know how to recognise if your child is being bullied and know which steps to take when...
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Bedwetting: When to consult a doctor

Bedwetting is an issue that millions of families face every night. There can be numerous reasons for bedwetting and, in most cases, children will...
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Parenting in a digital age

By Rianette Leibowitz, guiding people on navigating their relationships in physical and virtual space, CEO at SaveTNet Cyber Safety. No image or even the most...
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Easter holiday hacks to keep the kids busy

Children across the country are celebrating two weeks of Easter Holidays, while moms wrack their brains on how to beat the inevitable cries of...
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Sun-safe policies in schools are a must!

Millions of learners returned to schools around the country – many of which have inadequate or no sun protection policies in place, leaving children...

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