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How to effectively treat acute coughs in children

Coughs are common in school-aged children, occurring seven to 10 times a year. A cough is a particularly bothersome symptom that tends to resolve...
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Life Insurance 101: What you need to know about life insurance for young families

If your children depend on you, then you need life insurance, no matter how much you earn, or if you work or not. Life...
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Happy marriage, happy munchkins

Marriage is the bedrock of the family. If this foundation is crumbling, so will the entire household that is built upon it. As busy...
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The history of car seats and how far we’ve come!

Some of my earliest childhood memories are of going with my cousins (all of us were between the ages of six and 12) to...
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South Africa’s effort to improve child health is having teething problems

Caregivers need to be educated on the importance of routine nutrition screening and interventions. Shutterstock Renée Blaauw, Stellenbosch University and Lisanne Du Plessis, Stellenbosch University Understanding children’s...
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How to survive your wife’s pregnancy

This is a post my husband wrote from his perspective … My wife’s always sharing her perspective on parenthood on her blog Aisha & Life....
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You never stop parenting no matter your marital status

Raising children is no easy task, especially when your support is fairly non-existent and you’re going through a separation or divorce. My call of...
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Incorrectly using antibiotics causes antimicrobial resistance

In a national survey conducted by Pharma Dynamics – a responsible provider of colds and flu medication – more than 80% of South African...
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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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Ditch the mommy guilt

When you give birth to a baby, nobody warns you that you have just signed up to a lifetime of guilt. If it’s not...