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Intimacy: You, me & us

Intimacy is not something parents usually visit the paediatrician about. Having said this, we deal with the “product” of intimacy and have a very...
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BodyTalk your way to health!

Pose the question to people “How do you really feel?” and you’re bound to receive a flurry of replies, such as “I am always...
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Spanking your child in 2019

At the moment, in South Africa, parents are allowed to spank their children as long as it falls under ‘reasonable chastisement’ therefore justifying corporal...
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Otitis media – clearing the issue on ear infections

Otitis media, or middle ear infections, are extremely common among children. Parents find themselves continuously making appointments with their GP or ENT, and grappling...
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Can you tame your child’s night terrors?

Most parents will be woken up at least once in their child’s life to their little one screaming and crying from having a bad...
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How can you protect your children’s eyes from sun damage?

Most adults wear sunglasses to protect our eyes against the sun’s ultraviolet rays. But what about your children? “Prolonged exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet...
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Out with the old, in with the new

A new baby ushers in the new in every sense of the word. New routine, new responsibilities, new roles, and a whole new way...
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How to explain special needs to a child

The White Paper 6 of 2001 brought with it a new awareness of difference and diversity. Instead of having separate schools or classrooms for...
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Handling heartache during the festive season: When hello means goodbye

“On the day our baby was stillborn, we had to say hello and goodbye to her on the same day. It was especially hard...
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How to avoid distractions while driving

It is important to stay alert at all times and to act with extreme caution when climbing behind the steering wheel of a vehicle. Not...
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