Tea4Kidz shares edutaining activities to keep kids busy during the national lockdown

School holidays often place pressure on parents and caregivers who are looking to entertain young children, and the situation has been made quite a bit tougher by the restrictions outlined by the national lockdown in...

Ready to go: For the best feeding experience at home and in public for...

here once was a time when a baby, a breast and an experienced granny were all that was needed to feed successfully! As families drifted apart and breastfeeding declined, the supply of knowledgeable breastfeeding helpers dwindled. If problems arose… well, there was always...

Parental Controls: Keeping Your Children Safe When Watching TV

While you may or may not disagree about whether television has taken things too far in recent years given the slow erosion of content restrictions, you still want to make sure that your children aren’t...

Early Childhood Development is the Key to Success at School

Early Childhood Development (ECD) is the phase between birth and the school-going age (pre-school or crèche). During this phase, children establish their foundational cognitive abilities, attitudes and skills, preparing them for primary schooling and the...

BACK TO SCHOOL – A TIME TO FOCUS ON YOUR CHILDREN’S HEALTH

t’s that time of the year again, when children are back at school from the long and no doubt sugary snack filled festive season.  With that in mind, it is important for parents to consider...

South Africa steps up its game to end mother-to-child transmission of HIV

South Africa’s prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme has achieved remarkable successes in recent years. It has improved the health and life expectancy for pregnant women living with HIV, and it has reduced the risk of...

Teach your children to find their joy this holiday season

Family Together Christmas Celebration ConceptIt is precisely at this time of the year that the commercial world comes out, guns blazing, seeking to convince you and your children that the way to real happiness at...

THE HAPPY BABY NAPPY

The PnP Tiny Tots nappy range provides parents with quality nappies that keep baby clean, dry and healthy. The design prevents sagging and leaking, and there’s a wetness indicator that changes colour when baby needs...

Is vigorous exercise safe during the third trimester of pregnancy?

Expectant mothers receive an avalanche of information about potential risks to their baby. There’s a growing list of foods, toxins and environmental threats to avoid. It’s normal for this to lead to an increased level...

What’s the best way to teach children a second language? New research produces surprising...

People often assume that children learn new languages easily and without effort, regardless of the situation they find themselves in. But is it really true that children soak up language like sponges? Research has shown that children are...

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