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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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Lawnmower parents – Coming to a school near you!

It was bound to happen eventually; it was not enough to be a helicopter parent hovering above your offspring, warning them of every looming...
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Child abduction & 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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Fertility Show Africa 2021: details + WIN 1 of 4 all access passes worth...

Fertility Show Africa (FSA) returns for two days in October with a fully interactive online show that offers participants access to a wide range...
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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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First aid at home: taking care of cuts & grazes

Knowing basic first aid is a must for all caregivers. It’s inevitable that your child will eventually experience some form of injury, be it...
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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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14 parenting moments you shouldn’t feel guilty about

I sometimes feel that, as moms, we don’t need enemies or critics because we are our own worst enemies and critics. We beat ourselves...
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5 ways to raise kids who enjoy reading

I bought my son’s first set of books for him when he was about three months old – in utero, that is. I was...