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5 reasons kids need experiences (and not things)

Many of us are in search of a more minimalist life. We’re building capsule wardrobes, decluttering our kitchens and doing away with material objects...
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10 arts & crafts activities for the holidays

Holidays are upon us and there are myriad fun and exciting activities that you do at home with your little ones. There is no...
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Enjoy water, play safe: The NSRI’s safety tips for the summer holidays

Summer school holidays are around the corner and Sea Rescue South Africa (NSRI) wants to get the message of beach safety out to those...
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What to do if your tot needs CPR

Whether your children are playing in the backyard or you are having a party or playdate, a parent should always be on the alert...
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An expert’s top 5 tips to great family photography

In the age of cell phone cameras and selfie sticks, is there still a need for professional photographers to help capture those perfect family...
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Friday essay: Family as ‘brand’ – the rise of the digital mumpreneur

By Camilla Nelson, University of Notre Dame Australia “Taylen has become a brand,” says Angelica Calad, the mumpreneur behind the #influencer account #taylensmom. Taylen Biggs,...
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Adoption dos and don’ts for adoptive parents

Did you know that there is a right way and there is a wrong way to adopt a child? We show you the right...
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3 decisions that I’m so glad we made as parents

Being a parent is not an easy task; it seems like you have an important, life-altering decision to make every day with everyone giving...
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Stay-at-home dads at greater risk of heart disease

Among the issues worth highlighting this Heart Awareness Month is the increased risk of heart disease among particularly stay-at-home-dads (SAHDs), which is becoming a...
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12 ways to make Halloween safe

Halloween is not as big in South Africa as it is in other countries, but it is always a good excuse to dress your...