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When do you start teaching about consent?

I sometimes wonder how different my parenting style is compared to my father’s. In many respects it’s very similar – like my ability to...
man and woman not talking to each other due to his decreased sexual libido

Why sex may be the last thing on his mind

Low libido can be described as a decrease in or a lack of desire for sexual activity. Both men and women suffer from hypoactive...
baby's father

A tribute to my baby’s father

With June being a month dedicated to fathers, this is a tribute to my baby’s father who has held my hand since the day...
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Why kids need cyber-savvy parents

Does your toddler know more about the apps on your tablet than you? Or does your baby recognise grandma better via Skype than seeing...
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7 Dietary and lifestyle factors influencing fertility

A healthy body and mind are key components to successful conception, but what is the definition of healthy and well? We explore both the...

I really like that kid – a father’s explanation to his daughter

Last night Sasha (15¼) and I (56½) were lying around on my bed, wrestling, tickling, laughing, teasing, joking, eating, WhatsApping, Instagramming, mocking and all...
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Sharing your pregnancy journey online is risky

As digital citizens, let’s look at some considerations to keep in mind if you are expecting a bundle of joy and eager to use...
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No such thing as a supermom

Today I wished I could transport back to the 1920’s and just be the housewife feminists fought so hard for us not be. You...
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Why is sleep training such a heated debate?

By Good Night. Sleep training: ask any parent of this century and they are sure to have an opinion about whether they are for or...
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14 small, easy ways I’m being more environmentally active

I am by no means a tree hugger, environmental activist or “all-green”. I still drive everywhere, take baths (I live in Joburg, but still),...
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