September 27, 2017

10 Easy ways to stay fit as a family

Between the demands of school, work, and extramural activities, who has the time to exercise as a family? But an active lifestyle is necessary for you and your kids. We’ve found a few ways you can incorporate fitness into your family’s routine. Make weekends active Find a physical activity that the whole family enjoys, even if it’s just a relaxing stroll on the beach. Make an effort to set aside at least an hour over the weekends to get active. Sign up for a Park Run in your area, or go for walks or hikes on your local routes. You can…
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April 23, 2017

How you can help gran and gramps

Frail care is 24-hour specialised care or service for the elderly, those that need extra physical and medical help or senior citizens. These nursing homes or accommodations assist you with getting in and out of bed, taking care of your hygiene, taking medication and feeding yourself (if necessary). Essentially, a frail care home is where you go to get help when you’re not really able to help yourself in your everyday living routines. This is of course, a natural occurrence stemming from ageing, where often, mental incapability or frailty can leave you in a state of need. Help at hand…
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Mental & Emotional HealthParenting
February 4, 2017

How to win at parenting

Every parent wants a good relationship with their kids, but it can be hard work, and sometimes - it can feel like an uphill battle. Even though it's hard work, the good news is that a closer connection with your child doesn’t need to cost you a cent. Bridge the gap and make your relationship stronger than ever with these tips. Make time There are plenty of hours in a week. Use at least one or two of them to nurture your relationship with your child. Set a reminder on your calendar just like you would any other appointment, and…
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Love & Relationship
May 10, 2015

Mothers’ Day – Mom’s the word!

If you had to choose just one, what’s the most important thing your Mom’s ever given you (besides life, of course)? Something she said, or did, that had a major positive impact on your life? Or, in what ways are you just like her? Did you inherit her eyes, her laugh or the shape of her body? (more…)
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April 16, 2015

Getting your teen to 21, safely

It all happens so fast! One minute you’re strapping his sleeping little form into a car-seat. Then, before you know it, he’s out practising death-defying skate-board moves on a busy street! (more…)
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Mental & Emotional Health
December 25, 2014

Tell us about your family traditions

Does your family have a tradition? Think about it before you answer – it can be anything you do that brings your family closer, strengthening bonds. Remember, there’s no limit on a tradition and this is the time to create an exciting, fun ritual that really shows that you’re a FAMILY. You’d be amazed at the health benefits that this brings with it. Here’s a guide to creating a new family tradition!’ (more…)
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December 24, 2014

Last minute shopping panic

Did you forget to buy presents for your friends and family? Starting to feel a little anxious? That’s fairly common. (more…)
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December 23, 2014

Beat the Christmas blues

The festive season is a time for family, friends and loved ones, and a chance to reflect on the year that’s past. For some people though, this time of year is filled with stress and sadness. The loss of a loved one, family conflicts, job loss and illness are all major life upheavals which can leave a person feeling lost and alone. (more…)
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