General Family

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Happy marriage, happy munchkins

Marriage is the bedrock of the family. If this foundation is crumbling, so will the entire household that is built upon it. As busy...
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The history of car seats and how far we’ve come!

Some of my earliest childhood memories are of going with my cousins (all of us were between the ages of six and 12) to...
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South Africa’s effort to improve child health is having teething problems

Caregivers need to be educated on the importance of routine nutrition screening and interventions. Shutterstock Renée Blaauw, Stellenbosch University and Lisanne Du Plessis, Stellenbosch University Understanding children’s...
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How to survive your wife’s pregnancy

This is a post my husband wrote from his perspective … My wife’s always sharing her perspective on parenthood on her blog Aisha & Life....
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You never stop parenting no matter your marital status

Raising children is no easy task, especially when your support is fairly non-existent and you’re going through a separation or divorce. My call of...
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Incorrectly using antibiotics causes antimicrobial resistance

In a national survey conducted by Pharma Dynamics – a responsible provider of colds and flu medication – more than 80% of South African...
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Is your child too sick for school?

Keeping your child home from school or daycare can be a tough call. You don’t want them to miss out on their education, but...
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Ditch the mommy guilt

When you give birth to a baby, nobody warns you that you have just signed up to a lifetime of guilt. If it’s not...
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9 tips for cultivating green munchkins

Global temperatures are on the rise and when it comes to raising nature-loving children, the home is always the best place to start. The...
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It’s not all in your head

For many women, their menstrual cycle can become a nightmare due to altered hormone levels that may cause Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), a mood...