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When does hungry become hangry?

You’re ready to blow your top – but how much is due to your internal hunger and how much to external annoyances? perfectlab/Shutterstock.com Jennifer MacCormack, University...
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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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Single parent? Financial tips to help you

Being a parent is challenging enough, but when you’re doing it solo, you have double the time, financial and resource demands. You’re likely reliant...
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New parent? Here’s your family’s financial checklist

When you’re a new parent with a full plate of responsibilities and lots of new-baby expenses, getting your financial affairs in order is probably...
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9 tips for cultivating green munchkins

Global temperatures are on the rise and when it comes to raising nature-loving children, the home is always the best place to start. The...
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Traveller’s thrombosis

Blood clots can form in the deep veins (veins below the surface that are not visible through the skin) of your legs while you...
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What is the right birth control for you?

Making choices about birth control isn’t easy. There are many factors that come into play: your overall health, how often you have sex, the...
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6 tips to make flying with the kids a breeze

June and July are our winter holiday months here in South Africa and many of us from Gauteng head down to the coast to...
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I know you can!

“I think I can, I think I can!” says the Little Engine That Could in the beloved children’s book and I know just how...