Child DevelopmentParenting
January 6, 2015

Starting big school!

Is your little one starting school this year? Meeting the teachers, making new friends and learning all sorts of new things makes going to school such a great time for children. We bet they're already excited to go! In a few years they will be dreading it, but that's another topic. Although starting school is a happy time, it's important for you and your child to go over a few simple rules to help them cope and adjust to school-life. Here's a handy infographic that will help: (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleSafety
November 28, 2014

Don’t lose your child in a public place

It’s the holidays, and that means crowded shopping malls, busy beaches and packed parks like Ratanga Junction, Gold Reef City and uShaka Marine World. Nothing can equal the panic you feel when a little one gets lost in the crowd, and it can happen in a flash. Here are some tips to keep track of everyone, even on the busiest day out. (more…)
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Child DevelopmentParenting
November 16, 2014

Real toys for kids

Even though electronic games and gadgets are all the rage, remember that the way kids develop their motor skills has not changed. So, between the iPad and the games consoles, include some real toys that help your kids to learn and (bonus) don’t drain the power-grid! (more…)
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October 5, 2014

Mom, when should you see the doctor?

You aren’t feeling well or your child has the flu – do you treat the symptoms from the medicine cabinet, or do you go to the doctor? Here are a safe pointers to help you decide. Babies Your baby's first cold or flu can be a difficult experience for both you and your little one. If your little one is sick and feverish, you're probably losing sleep over what to do next. See the family doctor if: your baby refuses to drink fluids, is only taking small sips, is vomiting every time he or she drinks and/or isn't passing urine…
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