Casual Athlete

Teach your child to be a casual athlete We all know that exercise is good for adults. But for a child it’s even more important – if not more so. Besides helping them build strong...

Colds and Vitamin C

High dose vitamin C shortens colds - research Vitamin C supplementation may shorten the duration of colds, research shows. Analysing two randomized trials, scientists from the University of Helsinki, Finland, found that compared to placebo, 8g...

Preparing for Pregnancy

Technology can help in many ways, but don't overlook basic health practices when planning for pregnancy. For example, one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your baby is also...

Staying Fit While Pregnant

Pregnancy brings so many changes to your body—some good and some not-so-good—that you may be tempted to just put your feet up and move as little as possible. Resist that temptation! Getting up and moving...

Good Health

The Rooibos plant Rooibos Tea is produced from the plant Aspalathus linearis which is a leguminous shrub that is unique to the Cederberg Mountains around the town of Clanwilliam and indigenous to the Western Cape of South Africa. It forms...

Best Buys

BABE-Eeze 2-in-1 Bowl & Feeding Mat (R300) Feeding a toddler can be a real messy affair. This flat silicon mat with a bowl moulded right into it will save you cleaning time and make mealtimes much more fun....

Portia M

DKNY Be Delicious Range (from R780) A woman with controlled passions would review one or two of this range, but not me! DKNY has the formula just right with these Delicious perfumes—such wonderful fragrances and oh so pretty!...

Fresh-Faced

The Body Shop Drops of Youth: Youth Fresh Emulsion (R220) I use this wonderful product under my makeup and over my moisturiser, and it plumps up my skin for a less tired look. The hydrating emulsion helps protect...

We Grow

Apart from your child perhaps having special needs, you may not have a support system or the finances to provide for him or her as you would like. There are times when you’re going to have to make sacrifices....

The Gift

Bearing children is one of those ‘things’ to which we as women are expected by society to aspire. I’ve been in the middle of a group of women where someone was trying to express her trepidation and concern about what...