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Unpacking the nutrients required in your baby’s diet

Breast milk naturally contains vitamins and minerals, but what if you can’t breastfeed? If you are anything like me, you’ll have questions racing through...
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The ADHD brain versus a ‘normal’ brain

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a buzz phrase that is often used to describe children (and adults) who can’t sit still. But what...
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The best things in life are free

As young parents, we often worry about our kids’ development. We want to give them the best opportunities possible, but we can end up...
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The group dynamic of new siblings

Many movies have been made, and many books written, about parents coming home with a new sibling. We watch these movies and read these...
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Trying to conceive

Falling pregnant seems like a simple enough task, right? Truth is, when you’re in the thick of things, regardless of how long you’ve been...
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5 malaria-free game reserves for the family to visit

Planning a holiday when you have young children can be stressful. From finding a family-friendly hotel to planning activities that the whole family can...
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6 good reasons to read to your child

In my two years of motherhood, I’ve had many proud mommy moments and I know I have even more to come. Hands down, my...
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Taking care of cuts and grazes

Knowing basic first aid is a must for all caregivers. It’s inevitable that your child will experience some form of injury in their time,...
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How to make playdough

Children love to get their hands into anything and everything, so why not make them a stash of playdough that will not only provide...
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Overcoming vaccination myths: Could addressing the facts during prenatal visits help?

Studies suggest that pregnant women might be influenced by medical myths on social media. Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock.com Amanda Sams Bradshaw, University of Florida During pregnancy, expectant parents spend...