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Formula or breastfeeding? It’s your choice!

In honour of Human Rights Month in March, meet ethicists who are worried that the government’s pro-breastfeeding policies impinge on certain constitutionally guaranteed freedoms...
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Sure-to-please Pesach activities for kids

Also known as that festival during which we don’t eat leavened bread, Passover (or Pesach in Hebrew) is the Jewish celebration that commemorates the...
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Pass the tissue salts, please!

Many people have heard of the Biochemic Tissue Salts and may have seen them in their local pharmacy. However, their gentle, yet powerful healing...
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Candlelight reads to beat the load-shedding blues

Don't let load-shedding get you down. Rather, journey into the Scottish Highlands where a friend turns into a murderer, lose yourself in the secret...
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Toddlers and the struggle of cot-sleeping: A parent’s view

When it comes to toddlers and cot-sleeping, I really did think it would be a walk in the park as it was when my...
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Why is my baby reacting to his formula?

If your baby is fussy and you suspect it may be formula related, you just might be right. Before you start jumping between brands, or...
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Dispelling some of the myths about fatherhood

It is truly amazing how confident I was in my knowledge about parenting … before I became a parent. There were so many things...
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Counting down to … sleep

I haven’t slept in three years. I miss it. I always knew that having kids meant less sleep, but I was convinced that once we...
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Calm down, but how???

Nowadays it seems so easy to “know” the right way to do things! How to eat, how to get fit, how to parent… But...
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12 superb at-home holiday activities (especially if you’re not a crafty mom)

Some schools were recently on holiday, and I watched in fascination how moms posted their incredible crafty and arty pics that they had created...