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Having strong, neatly-groomed nails is a sign of good health and hygiene, and health experts recommend that parents should help their children care for their nails until they’re about nine or 10 years old. After that, kids can be taught to trim and keep their nails in good condition, and develop healthy hand and nail-care habits that […]

Statistics have shown that nearly 70% of common illnesses are spread through the hands by people who have touched ordinary everyday objects. These numbers are worrying given how susceptible babies and young children are to sickness. Most people are surprised to learn that most germs that affect our children breed in common spaces in our homes despite […]

No doubt you’re excitedly waiting for your little bundle of joy to make his or her entrance into the world. During the last few weeks of pregnancy, it’s natural to feel tired and to experience an achy back. After all, your baby grows a whopping six inches during the last trimester, according to Health Line. However, […]

In South Africa, a child is most likely to injure themselves at home – far more so than anywhere else. This is largely due to children’s confidence and curiosity at home, together with an adult’s inability to be everywhere at once, or to have eyes on children at all possible times; it’s human nature. The importance of being […]

Poison ivy has grown more toxic than ever before, making your family time outdoors a potentially big hazard for your children. Fortunately, kids are no more susceptible to poison ivy than adults, and the symptoms they experience are exactly the same. Here’s some tips on how to keep you and your family safe from the effects […]