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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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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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‘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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Myths about miscarriages

Feelings of grief and loss are common among women who have experienced a miscarriage. To worsen the situation, there are plenty of myths and...
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11 life lessons we learn from kids

As parents, we are responsible for setting a good example for our kids and seizing those teachable moments to ensure our kids learn to...
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5 things you need to know about raising a bilingual child

If teaching your child to speak more than one language is important to you and your family, there are a few things you need...
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6 ways to make your kids chore champions!

Do your kids help out around the house? Enlisting your kids to help with some household chores not only encourages a sense of responsibility,...
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Tone down the nursery with monochrome

If you’ve decided to go for a gender-neutral nursery, a black-and-white colour scheme is a fantastic option. Not only will this work for boys...
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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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Planning a kid’s party on a budget

Gone are the days when a sandwich and a simple bowl of jelly were enough for a kid’s birthday party. With social media photos,...