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You never stop parenting no matter your marital status

Raising children is no easy task, especially when your support is fairly non-existent and you’re going through a separation or divorce. My call of...
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How to deal with picky eaters

A picky eater can be defined as a toddler, child or teenager that avoids a number of foods from each food group or one...
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9 tips for cultivating green munchkins

Global temperatures are on the rise and when it comes to raising nature-loving children, the home is always the best place to start. The...
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What is geotagging and how are your children at risk?

You don’t have to be a private investigator to find people online. If a paedophile or stalker sees your photo on any of the...
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Traveller’s thrombosis

Blood clots can form in the deep veins (veins below the surface that are not visible through the skin) of your legs while you...
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What is the right birth control for you?

Making choices about birth control isn’t easy. There are many factors that come into play: your overall health, how often you have sex, the...
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Balanced nutrition and hydration for breastfeeding moms

Every mom wants to give her baby the best start in life and breastfeeding is one way of doing that. A mother’s body produces...
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Raising boys

In a constantly changing world we have to regularly adjust our expectations and methods of raising our children. Different people or groups play a...
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Oral care tips from a paediatric dentist

One of the more frequent questions I get asked in my practice is: “At what age should I begin brushing my child’s teeth”? My...
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Aligning digital values: A guide for families

Parents often fight about the way kids are exposed on social media. While the one considers it a way to tell the world about...