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10 Tips for Safe Riding

My dear daughter recently had her birthday wish come true when she was given her first bicycle (she had been hinting for months!). Mommy and Daddy found a pretty pink bike that we knew she would love but forgot about all about the helmet and had to rush out to find one so that she could […]

Easter Celebrations

HAPPY EASTER WEEKEND!!! We hope you are enjoying some time with your family! We all celebrate Easter differently, we all have different traditions and memories. Here are some interesting facts about where some of these traditions/symbols orginated from. The Hot Cross Bun – A hot cross bun is a sweet, yeast-leavened, spiced bun made with […]

The Parent Trap

A scientific study first published in the late 1960’s ranked various stressful events in terms of the extent to which a person would need to adjust their established lifestyle in order to adapt to the situation, for example a bereavement or divorce. Having a child was placed in the top ten of the most stressful […]

5 Things you should teach your children about Money!

1. Save Learning to save is probably the most important thing you can teach your child about money. It not only teaches them to put something away for a ‘rainy day’ but it also encourages children to save for an expensive item instead of buying it on credit. There is only one way to save – […]

Holiday Safety for your Children

“Police fear the summer holidays could prove a dangerous time for children, when crimes against or involving them usually increase. Sharon Japhta of the province’s liquor and firearms bureau said unsupervised children on holiday spent their time on the streets and in shopping malls where they were vulnerable to predators and gangsters.” Michelle Jones – […]

Breastfeeding & Nappy Changing Facilities in Cape Town Shopping Malls

When you have a baby, your life changes forever. Nothing is ever the same. This is the most important job you will ever get employed to do in your entire life. There is truth in the well-known saying: “In raising my children, I have lost my mind but found my soul.” There are so many […]

Parents & Child Association Kids Clubs

The Parent and Child Association runs weekly Kids Clubs for parents and their babies, from 3 months to 4 years of age. Focused attention between parent and child is an excellent way of expressing unconditional love and is the most accepting climate we can create for our children to work in. The Kids Clubs have […]

Choosing the right school for your child

As the days turn into months and the months turn into years, I have realised that I need to decide which school I will send my precious (now not so small) baby to. I think it is a hard decision for most parents. All any parent wants is the best for their child. Through my […]

Cyberbullying

What is cyberbullying, exactly? “Cyberbullying” is when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones. It has to have a minor on both sides, or at least have been instigated by a minor […]