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Trying to conceive

Falling pregnant seems like a simple enough task, right? Truth is, when you’re in the thick of things, regardless of how long you’ve been...
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5 malaria-free game reserves for the family to visit

Planning a holiday when you have young children can be stressful. From finding a family-friendly hotel to planning activities that the whole family can...
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6 good reasons to read to your child

In my two years of motherhood, I’ve had many proud mommy moments and I know I have even more to come. Hands down, my...
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Taking care of cuts and grazes

Knowing basic first aid is a must for all caregivers. It’s inevitable that your child will experience some form of injury in their time,...
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How to make playdough

Children love to get their hands into anything and everything, so why not make them a stash of playdough that will not only provide...
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Overcoming vaccination myths: Could addressing the facts during prenatal visits help?

Studies suggest that pregnant women might be influenced by medical myths on social media. Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock.com Amanda Sams Bradshaw, University of Florida During pregnancy, expectant parents spend...
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Midwives and the right of women to give birth the way they want to

Midwives play a crucial role in enabling women to make choices about how they give birth. The White Ribbon Alliance/Flickr Lydia Mwanzia, Moi University Giving birth...
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‘Sweet as can bee’ baby shower

Gendered baby showers are not for everybody. Perhaps you only wish to know the gender of your baby at birth, or maybe you’re expecting...
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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...