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Children and Sexual Curiosity

Children and Sexual Curiosity

The famous human sexual response researcher, William Masters (1925 – 2001), an American gynaecologist, was known to play a game with newborn boys during delivery: ‘Can I get the cord cut before the kid has an erection?’ He often failed ...

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Things to do with Kids this Spring

Things to do with Kids this Spring

Spring is officially in the air – the sounds of birds tweeting, longer sun-filled days, flowers blossoming and a renewed energy creeping into our tired winter bones. This is definitely my favourite part of the year and I am super ...

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Introducing The Down Syndrome Association

Introducing The Down Syndrome Association

The Down Syndrome Association Western Cape (further referred to as DSAWC) was founded by Mike and Gloria Botha in 1976, after their daughter Cheré was born with Down Syndrome (DS). Down syndrome, the most frequent of all chromosomal abnormalities arising ...

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Going Beyond “Fine”

Going Beyond “Fine”

It’s a typical complaint that the majority of parents have – that their kids don’t tell them about what is going on in their lives; that very early on they stop communicating.  You pick them up from school and ask ...

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Their Little Hearts Are At Risk Too

Their Little Hearts Are At Risk Too

All parents want their children to be healthy and well, and to have long and successful lives. A healthy heart is vital for living life to the full, no matter the age.  We often do not take stock of the ...

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Photo Competition Announcement

Photo Competition Announcement

Dear Readers, At the close of the February photo competition yesterday, our system and loyal readers notified Management of irregularities regarding votes on various children’s photo’s.  It is most upsetting that an experience created for fun can upset people the ...

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Drugs And Our Children

Drugs And Our Children

During July 2008, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee announced that infants as young as two years old need to be screened for high cholesterol, and children as young as eight years old should be put on prescription statin ...

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Steak with grilled vegetables

Steak with grilled vegetables

Steak with grilled vegetables   This meal will satisfy the greatest of meat lovers. Ingredients 1 tbsp. crushed garlic 2 tsp. dried basil leaves 1 tsp. pepper 2 lb. T-bone or porterhouse steak, cut 1″ thick 1/4 cup grated Parmesan ...

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Moms and Dads that get inked

Moms and Dads that get inked

I am not afraid to admit I have always had a slight obsession with tattoos. I don’t have one of my own but have wanted one for as long as I can remember. 15 Years on and I still remain ...

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