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Is your child addicted to screens? Here’s what you can do about it

Luke’s parents gave him a cell phone last year for his 10th birthday. Since then, the amount of time he spends playing video games on and off his phone has increased. Luke has gained weight...

Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink alcohol and breastfeed? As physicians, we have always cautioned patients not to. As mothers, we look forward to the occasional glass of wine. We also know that drinking while breastfeeding...

PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR “BIG SCHOOL”

There are many new experiences, perspectives and conversations that come with the advent of parenthood. Suddenly you find yourself discussing at length, and listening intensely to other parents, on topics that you never before...

5 tips for parents to build communication skills with children with autism spectrum disorder

We are researchers who coach parents to communicate with children with disabilities. Here are five strategies families can use to help children with autism spectrum disorder build their communication skills, along with examples of how...

Insomnia: How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

So how do you get the rest you need? We take a look at the top tips from Kevin Morgan, a professor of psychology who specialises in the causes of and treatment for insomnia,...

Home Health Expert Solutions For A Flatter Tummy Expert Solutions For A Flatter Tummy

Easy ways to achieve a flatter tummy: Don’t skip meals It’s not uncommon to suddenly put on weight from age 40, especially around the tummy. Some of us try to combat this by skipping meals or...

CARING FOR AGEING PARENTS

Taking responsibility for your ageing parents is often a challenging time; open and honest discussion is important for everyone involved. Whether you’re 16 or 46, your parents are always going to be your parents. It’s hard to imagine...

DO YOU REACT OR RESPOND?

Making a conscious choice. Your choice will make the world of difference to your child’s development. American motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said there is a big difference in the words ‘react’ and ‘respond’. ‘Just imagine going to the doctor...

How to prepare your daughter to deal with her hormones.

Parenting teenagers can be daunting, and because this sneaks up on you sooner than you think, it’s wise to prepare for this milestone early, ie while your daughter’s a tween – or before her hormones kick in and turn her...

Is your child addicted to screens? Here’s what you can do about it

Luke’s parents gave him a cell phone last year for his 10th birthday. Since then, the amount of time he spends playing video games...

Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink alcohol and breastfeed? As physicians, we have always cautioned patients not to. As mothers, we look forward to the...

PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR “BIG SCHOOL”

There are many new experiences, perspectives and conversations that come with the advent of parenthood. Suddenly you find yourself discussing at length, and listening...

5 tips for parents to build communication skills with children with autism spectrum disorder

We are researchers who coach parents to communicate with children with disabilities. Here are five strategies families can use to help children with autism spectrum...

Insomnia: How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

So how do you get the rest you need? We take a look at the top tips from Kevin Morgan, a professor of psychology...

Home Health Expert Solutions For A Flatter Tummy Expert Solutions For A Flatter Tummy

Easy ways to achieve a flatter tummy: Don’t skip meals It’s not uncommon to suddenly put on weight from age 40, especially around the tummy. Some...

CARING FOR AGEING PARENTS

Taking responsibility for your ageing parents is often a challenging time; open and honest discussion is important for everyone involved. Whether you’re 16 or 46, your...

DO YOU REACT OR RESPOND?

Making a conscious choice. Your choice will make the world of difference to your child’s development. American motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said there is a big difference...

How to prepare your daughter to deal with her hormones.

Parenting teenagers can be daunting, and because this sneaks up on you sooner than you think, it’s wise to prepare for this milestone early, ie while your daughter’s a...

Treat Dry Skin With These Winter Saviours

Suffering from dry skin? You’re not alone. A recent study in the British Journal of Dermatology noted that many people suffer more from dry skin in...

The Juice Diet

Fruit and vegetable juices are a great vitality boost so if you’re planning to start a Juice Diet Plan to slim down for your next holiday...

Curb Your Cravings…Forever!

Why do we crave cakes and crisps more than cauliflower and carrots? We asked nutrition experts what our unhealthy urges mean – and how...

Reclaim Your Waist: Diet Plan

Following the right diet plan for your body is they key to reclaiming your waist and looking and feeling your best. Dr Christiane Northrup,...

Tips you need to know about toddler swimming safety

When summer starts to heat up, there’s nothing better than heading to the pool or beach with your family to go cool off. But...

Key Pieces For Winter Layering

Back to basics The most essential part about layering is your base layer. Stock up on great quality thermal underwear and you won’t need a...

The Best Destinations To Travel To In May

Dreaming about where to holiday in May? It’s a wonderful time across the world, especially in the Northern Hemisphere where flowers are blooming and...

Going Vegan Could Lead To Weight Loss

Does sticking to a vegan diet help with weight loss? A study undertaken by Harvard University suggests that people who opt for veganism have...

The Best Low Sugar Diet

Why should we be sticking to a low sugar diet? A study released by the Human Sciences Research Council has revealed that the average...

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