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Our Planet. Our children’s future!

  • August 23, 2019
  • The Papery
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Our Planet. Our children’s future!

  • August 23, 2019
  • The Papery
One of the biggest concerns we as parents have today, is what kind of a future do our kids have with global warming happening fast...

FIRST YEAR FEAR: FACING UP TO STUDY CHOICE DOUBT &…

  • August 23, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
After their first semester and first major university exams, many first years are sitting with an unenviable conundrum – the realisation that they may not...

BULLYING AT SCHOOL CAN HAVE A LIFE-LONG IMPACT ON MENTAL…

  • August 22, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Bullying has been put on the radar this July, which is recognised as National Mental...

How can creativity benefit your kids?

  • August 21, 2019
  • The Papery
In a world where more and more young people end up on anti-depressants, what can...

Review: Mom2B Pregnancy Shakes

  • August 21, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Keeping your body at optimum levels during and after pregnancy can be tough, especially if...

BABY SENSES ANIMAL THEATRE AND FINGER PUPPET

  • August 20, 2019
  • Prima Baby
Chicco’s Baby Senses range of toy is a developmentally engaging range of colourful toys that...

6 Simple Practices to Keep Your Child Active and Healthy

  • August 20, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
No one said that parenting would be easy, but it doesn’t have to be a...

3 Tips to manage homesickness like a pro

  • August 19, 2019
  • Sugar Bay
When you introduce the idea of camp to your children, the first reaction expected is...

Review: Boon Bundle - Feeding starter kit

  • August 19, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Cleaning baby’s bottles just become fun! The brightly coloured Feeding Starter Bundle is not only...

What should my toddler be doing during the day?

  • August 16, 2019
  • Skidz
PLAY! This may seem obvious, but it is essential to a child’s development. Sometimes we...

How Sugar can Damage our DNA

  • August 15, 2019
  • Paarl Dietitians
While we may be familiar with the dangers of a poor diet, in particular eating...

Teach your children to have self-respect

  • August 15, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Imagine holding a big juicy orange in your hand. The fruit feels heavy and cool...

Some helpful tips on making subject choices for all Grade…

  • August 14, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Our Grade 9 learners are currently standing at the crossroad of having to make subject-choices....

BABY SENSES VIBRATING MONKEY RATTLE AND GIRAFFE RATTLE

  • August 13, 2019
  • Prima Baby
Baby Senses Vibrating Monkey Rattle and Giraffe Rattle are two of the cutest and most...

Chasing academic A’s limits possibilities

  • August 13, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Education, as we have known it for the past 100 years, is fixated on academic...

How to help your child decrease screen time

  • August 12, 2019
  • Clamber Club
For a parent, nothing eliminates the burden of entertaining your child more than handing them...

Combatting rising healthcare costs

  • August 12, 2019
  • Bonitas
Access to quality healthcare remains a priority for South Africans. However, with healthcare costs consistently...

4 Extended Breastfeeding Tips

  • August 9, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
As a mother that really struggled with breastfeeding I really take my hat off to the moms...

Don’t forget to have FUN!

  • August 8, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Sometimes. Moms and Dads get so bogged down with the routines of the day that...

AR adds a new way to play with LEGO® Hidden…

  • August 8, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
South Africa’s first two LEGO® Certified Stores have celebrated the arrival of LEGO® Hidden Side™,...

Baby monitor. Do I really need one?

  • August 7, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
The question I get asked is ‘is it really necessary? After all my parents did...

University athletes score top jobs

  • August 7, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Participation in university sports is highly regarded by future employers. In an increasingly competitive business...

August is breastfeeding month: Relax into breast feeding

  • August 6, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
 Each new mum’s circumstances are different, and they help her decide on whether to breast...

Impaq helps learners prepare for the real world

  • August 6, 2019
  • Impaq
Home education (or homeschooling) helps learners prepare for the real world as homeschool learners learn...

Uncomfortable in your own skin? How to manage eczema

  • August 5, 2019
  • Dr Tamara Jaye
What is eczema? Atopic eczema is a common chronic skin condition that causes dry, red...

BABY SENSES MRS GIRAFFE STROLLER ROPE TOY

  • August 5, 2019
  • Prima Baby
Chicco’s Baby Senses range of toy is a developmentally engaging range of colourful toys that...

EMBRACING THE PROCESS NOT JUST THE PRODUCT

  • August 2, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
“It must not be forgotten that the basic law of children's creativity is that it’s...

Be on the same page

  • August 2, 2019
  • South African Divorce Support Association
I am often being approached by one parent enquiring on what their rights are regarding...

Keeping kids healthy throughout the year

  • August 1, 2019
  • Bonitas
Parents are often very good about getting their children off to a healthy start at...

Pregnant and too busy to eat healthily?

  • August 1, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
iLife doesn’t stop when you are pregnant. Most of us are still busy with a...

Top Product Picks for Your Baby

  • July 31, 2019
  • Scarlet Ruby Interiors
“A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it.”...

Does Your Child Need a Tetanus Shot or Not?

  • July 31, 2019
  • OneAid
I’ve had parents often come into the emergency room after their child has taken a...

Impaq’s Top Achievers Share Their Advice

  • July 31, 2019
  • Impaq
While most matrics are getting ready for the preliminary examinations, we thought we would look...

Keep your kids moving

  • July 30, 2019
  • Bonitas
Winter is here and with it comes colder weather, making getting outside to play and...

Boys and girls play differently

  • July 30, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Is this genetics or destiny?  Nature verses nurture? When observing a playground full of children,...

4 Bottle Feeding Tips To Make Mom’s Life Easier

  • July 29, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
There are many reasons why moms bottle feed their babies. Some moms choose to feed...

Toptots Slippers

  • July 29, 2019
  • Toptots Head Office
Winter is coming and those little feet need to be kept warm.  Our toddler slippers...

Why is it important for your baby to be exposed…

  • July 26, 2019
  • Toptots Head Office
From the moment your baby is born, she starts to learn about her environment. She...

Tips For Handling Your Newborn

  • July 26, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
Becoming a parent is the beginning of an entirely new phase of one’s life. Caring...

5 Tips For Raising A Child As A Single Parent

  • July 25, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
According to statistics, there is a steady increase in a family run by a single...

Bringing art to life- 3 Traits every art teacher should…

  • July 25, 2019
  • Sugar Bay
How do we create the next generation of innovative artists? Through all our amazing art teachers...

YOUNIVERSE (Group 1/2/3 (9-36kgs) ever-growing car seat

  • July 24, 2019
  • Prima Baby
Youniverse is the cars eat that starts at 9kgs and follows your child up to...

The Importance Of Following New Parent Advice For Your Own…

  • July 24, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
Being a parent can be overwhelming at the best of times, especially if it is...

The importance of reading at home

  • July 23, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Of all the important learning activities we can do with young children, reading probably trumps...

10 Reward Ideas For Kids To keep Them Motivated and…

  • July 23, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
Many parents make the mistake of assuming that a reward system involves extravagant items. There...

PARENTAL SELF-CARE

  • July 22, 2019
  • Impaq
In the previous articles I have spoken about the ADD/ADHD child but what about the...

Parenting Through Grief

  • July 22, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
Facing the death of a loved one can be a monumentally difficult emotional hurdle to...

Tips for Travelling with Your Toddler

  • July 19, 2019
  • Scarlet Ruby Interiors
My husband and I travelled with our two-year-old on a long-haul flight to London. Having...

7 Tips For Teaching Kids About Dogs

  • July 19, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
There are numerous benefits linked to having a family dogas a pet and teaching kids how...

The big four - know your numbers

  • July 19, 2019
  • Bonitas
‘South Africa is heading for a disaster if the number of people living with chronic...

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