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 and...

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 remains...

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 dreamed...

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 anything...

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 and...

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, doctor and regular on The Oprah Show, has battled with her own...

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 ridiculous amount of clothes in order to keep warm! R180, S to...

Kid Safety – Teach Them to Buckle Up

According to a study by Safe Kids Worldwide, car crashes are a leading cause of death for children in the United States. However, 1 in 4 parents confess that they fail to properly restrain their kids while...

Benefits Of Being A Healthy Mom

Moms are notorious for putting everyone else first.  They often feel guilty for taking time for themselves, but the opposite is actually more beneficial.  Moms parent better when they take the time to get plenty of...

To Any Mom Who’s Ever Felt Less Than

Stay-at-home moms tend to feel like working moms are superheroes who can do it all — working an 8-hour day and then coming home and immediately making a delicious and nutritious dinner for the family...

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