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baby wearing glasses: why you should have your child's eyes tested in the first year of their life

3 surprising reasons to have your child’s eyes checked early: advice from a paediatrician

I remember reading the story of “Little Red Riding Hood” to my children. They used to squeal when I got to the part where...
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The alfa and omega-3 of a healthy diet for your child

You often hear people talk about the importance of omega-3 in a healthy diet, but just what is omega-3? In short, it refers to...
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South Africa Road Trip Planner: Adventure Awaits

The road ahead is a wide, open expanse of opportunity, all we need to do is pick a direction. Planning a road trip is...
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Best Airlines For Kids: A South African Parents’ Guide

The time has come for a family holiday, and the kids can’t wait! For their first trip on a plane, they don’t really know...
adoption in south africa: who can adopt and whats involved in the process

Adoption in South Africa: who can adopt & what’s involved in the process?

Are you considering adopting a child in South Africa? Does your age, sexual orientation, relationship or HIV status affect whether or not you can...
childs plate of food: easy ways to get your child to eat more fruit and vegetables

How to get your toddler to eat more fruit and vegetables

While some kids love broccoli, beans and avocado, others turn green at the thought of eating them. So how do you get your toddler...
dog cat pets: How much to pay your pet sitter

How much to pay your house or pet sitter in South Africa

How much should you pay your house or pet sitter in South Africa, and what tasks can you reasonably expect them to do? When it...
newborn baby being bathed: should you delay your babys first bath and how often should you bath your baby

Should you delay your baby’s first bath & how often should you bath a...

Should you bath your baby in the first few days of their life or is it better to delay their first bath? The advice...
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Do antibiotics damage a child’s teeth?

During consultation, mothers often tell me that their child has so much tooth decay because of all the antibiotics they had to take as...
girl and her parents working on a laptop: keeping kids safe online the best parental control apps

Keeping kids safe online: the best apps for parental control

It's natural to want to protect your kids, but it's not an easy task when they have access to the internet and all the...