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Is CBD oil safe for kids: CBD oil dropper

Is CBD safe for kids: What to know for South African parents

As something of a hot topic in modern days, CBD and its uses can be quite controversial. A major question that many parents and...
child pinching their tummy: what parents can do to help their overweight child

How parents can help a child who is overweight

How do you talk to your child about their weight without damaging their self esteem? Psychologist Jennifer Garth looks at the role parents play...
causes and treatment for painful periods: PCOS, Endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease

Painful periods: causes & treatment

Snuggling up with a hot water bottle, feeling moody, and inhaling chocolate like it's going out of fashion? Yep, it's that time of the...
overwhelmed woman: have you lost control of your digital habits

Have you lost control of your digital habits?

Do you reach for your phone without thinking about it? Do you interrupt a conversation to click on Instagram or WhatsApp the moment a...
divorce papers: behaviours in relationships that can lead to divorce

4 relationship behaviours that could lead to divorce

When you think back on all your past relationships, do you recognise any of your own patterns of behaviour? If you think about the...
woman's pregnant stomach: how much weight should a woman gain during pregnancy

How much weight should you gain during pregnancy?

How much weight should you gain during pregnancy? It's a question so many expecting moms ask. But weight gain in pregnancy is incredibly variable...
mom with postpartum depression: postnatal depression causes symptoms and who is at risk

Postnatal depression: causes, symptoms & who is at risk

Right after giving birth, a lot of new mothers suffer from crying episodes, irritability, nervousness, and sleep problems. This period is also called the...
how to raise children to be confident with a healthy body image: young girl wearing a crown with gold confetti

How to raise children with a healthy body image: expert advice

How do psychologists and parenting experts help their own children develop a healthy body image? Here, they reveal all... A healthy body image is something...
why having sex is good for you and your health: two fingers with faces drawn on them

13 science-backed reasons to have more sex

When you have sex, you're actually doing your mind, body and spirit a HUGE favour. We asked three experts to break down the multiple...
foods that are high in fibre: how to add more fibre to your diet

High fibre foods, how much fibre you should eat a day & sample menu

With the fast-paced lifestyle that so many of us lead today, we often reach for foods that are convenient and quick to consume. Unfortunately,...