• BORN TO SHINE0

    These past weeks, no make that months I have been thinking a lot about image! Say what? Yes you heard me, Image! Image is everything I believe, especially if you take into consideration that God created us all in His awesome image as the holy book tells us. Now before you get me wrong, by

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  • KIDS TANTRUMS0

    You are in a supermarket  with your two-year-old and suddenly  he/she throws a tantrum,kicking and screaming uncontrollably. What do you do as a  parent? First it is good to know why kids throw tantrums. Kids temperaments vary dramatically, so some kids may experience regular tantrums whereas others have them rarely.  Tantrums are a normal part

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  • WATER SAFETY IN CHILDREN: WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW0

    Imagine this: It is the morning after your best friend’s house warming party and you leave your child in the care of a baby sitter at the new house, with the friend’s child to drive your friend to the airport. The baby sitter leaves the two children playing in the garden unattended  and when you

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  • MOMMY SHINE WITH MAVIS PROCTOR0

    Mommy Shine with Mavis ProctMy favourite trivial TV of all times is Kimora: Life on the fab Lane simply because I find a fabulous mom who takes their role as a mother seriously and seems to be getting the balance between motherhood and her career right totally fascinating. This week in celebration of motherhood, we

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  • OBESITY IN CHILDREN0

    WHAT PARENTS SHOULD KNOW Parents born in village setup will agree with me that eating healthy is by “default”. By this I mean that there are no fast foods outlets at their door step.  So whether you like it or not you will have to prepare a meal for the family from what is available

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  • WORK TRAVEL: THE DILEMMA AND GUILT0

    Ahhh the glamorous life of an editor! This past week it had me mixing business with pleasure at a luxurious boutique hotel in Jo’burg for an awesome three days of  conferencing on the rights of children which simply affirmed my choice of a career as a journalist . I am totally convinced that it is

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