Advice Column

At Parenting Hub we understand that there are many aspects that encompass a Mother, Father or Child and strive toward providing resources and services that accommodates this.

Our content is aimed to inform and educate families on issues starting from pregnancy through to the challenges of the teen-age years.

Spoil Yourself this Valentines

Spoil Yourself this Valentines

I remember the year my husband forgot about me. Valentine’s Day came and went. No card, no little heart choccie, no dinner out. I let it go. We’re not really into all those Cardie’s moment days anyway. Our wedding anniversary ...

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No goals set? That’s okay!

No goals set? That’s okay!

Hands up who’s not sad that 2016 is over! I know it’s a relief to be in 2017, even though it seemed to arrive so quickly I know I need another holiday! Seriously though, personally if I get another email ...

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How to Choose a Safe Holiday Camp

How to Choose a Safe Holiday Camp

Sending your kids to overnight camp can be nerve-racking if you’re going to be stressing about their safety. It’s important that you choose a camp that has trustworthy staff and safe facilities.  To put your mind at ease, here are ...

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Starting Tertiary Education…What’s to Know?

Starting Tertiary Education…What’s to Know?

The prospect of finishing high school and starting tertiary education is a daunting one for many students. They’re forced to leave the friends, teachers and surroundings they have spent years with for a whole new environment. Although this can be ...

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How to Survive a Breakup

How to Survive a Breakup

Just about every one of us has experienced heartbreak at some point in our life.   We can literally still feel the pain in our heart from that time in our lives when it felt like the earth had come ...

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Pregnancy: The First Trimester

Pregnancy: The First Trimester

If you missed the announcement last week Friday, then SUPRISE! Dan and I are expecting our first little bebe in April next year. We are so excited, so nervous and feel so incredibly blessed. But along with all the ooh-ing ...

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Weight, Fertility And Pregnancy

Weight, Fertility And Pregnancy

Getting your body ready for baby-making isn’t only about tossing your birth control and charting your ovulation. It’s also about laying the nutritional foundation for healthy baby building. Begin your eating-well campaign even before you conceive (technically these are your ...

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What To Expect When Expecting Multiples

What To Expect When Expecting Multiples

Taking care of yourself during a multiple pregnancy starts with eating well – except that little research has been done on what that means for a mother carrying multiples. In the absence of any real science, it’s probably best to ...

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Drawing Attention to #GlobalHandwashingDay

Drawing Attention to #GlobalHandwashingDay

Global statistics reveal that 1.7 million children do not reach their fifth birthday caused by diarrhoea and pneumonia.  This is a staggering figure particularly when you consider how simple it is to prevent diarrhoea and pneumonia. Regularly washing hands with ...

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Grieving with children

Grieving with children

 I’ve done a fair bit of grief counselling over my time since internship until now and one thing has always struck me as a significant reflection after each such session: We are often so unprepared to deal with death, especially ...

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