General Family

Make your own apple piñata

A piñata (pronounced peen-ya-da) is a party trick that’s meant to be strung up while everyone, blindfolded, has a chance to swing away at...
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Are you dreading moving day?

Moving house can be challenging, but moving house with three small children in tow is near impossible! There is so much that can go...
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Divorce Survival Guide: Part Three

By Petro Thamm, owner and founder of Good Night Child Sleep Consultancy. Part Three of Petro Thamm’s Divorce Survival Guide helps family and friends to...
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How to sterilise baby bottles to prevent Hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day is recognised annually on 28 July in an effort to increase awareness of this viral infection that can result in serious...
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Don’t have your family vacation end in tragedy

Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading killer of kids, in part because nearly a third of children ride in the wrong restraints for their...
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Blind after birth

Pasha Alden, an amazing ambassador for blind people in South Africa, was deemed blind after prolonged periods in the incubator and too much oxygen....
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Rules of ‘how to be a dad’ are changing as gender roles continue to...

Should I stay or should I go? More and more dads are staying at home. Aleutie/shutterstock Abigail Locke, University of Bradford These days, the idea of the...
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Healthy eating, driver fitness and safer driving

With the help of our safety partners, Arrive Alive, we share some information on nutrition and the importance of specific vitamins to ensure a...
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The vital role of mucus and phlegm in your body

Cold and flu season is here corner and while nobody likes to cough and splutter, it can actually have benefits for you. In order...
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How to have a date night

Before I got married, I remember hearing the term ‘date night’ and thinking, really? How unspontaneous do our lives become when we get married? Obviously,...