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What you should know about cyberbullying

It is hard to really remember how we felt about school and the friends we had when we were younger, but if only for...
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Child abduction and trafficking: The social media fiction, the facts & the way forward

Let’s have a show of hands how many of us have seen at least three videos about attempted child abductions over social media in...
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How much to pay your babysitter

As a parent, you are bound to need a babysitter at some point in your child’s life. But how much are you going to...
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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 deal with sibling rivalry

As a mother of five children aged three to 10, hubby and I have had our fair share of sibling rivalry and fights to...
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Single women vs. single mothers

We often hear women lament their status as a single mother, which implies that they are wholly responsible for their children. But is this...
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5 ways to raise kids who read

I bought my son’s first set of books for him when he was about three months old – in utero, that is. I was...
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Meeting the challenges of being a single father

Single fathers face a litany of challenges that are common to any single parent. On top of the usual worries about finances and keeping...
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Green and red lights on the road of raising siblings

Few things in life are equally as delightful as they are demanding. Having – and raising – siblings is one such a hybrid happening....
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5 things you need to know about raising a bilingual child

If teaching your child to speak more than one language is important to you and your family, there are a few things you need...