Thursday November 15th 2018

‘PARENTING’ Archives

A day in the life of a high-need baby

A day in the life of a high-need baby

TODAY is one of those days. If you’re the parent of a high-need baby (and they do exist – we’re not just ‘bad parents’), you’ll know exactly what type of day this has been. If you have a baby who has never had you frantically Googling for [Read More]

Tell your parenting story online

Tell your parenting story online

SEEKING STORIES FOR ONLINE BOOK ABOUT CONTEMPORARY PARENTING TheParentduJour.com (http://theparentdujour.com) seeks 365 moms and dads to add their stories to this online project. Contact publisher Lisa Duggan at liduggan65@yahoo.com for details.   [Read More]

Badger natural sunscreen products a must for kids and babies

Badger natural sunscreen products a must for kids and babies

I always hesitate to put commercial sunscreen on my kids’ skin, as the ingredients sometimes read like a house of horrors. Problem is, finding natural, decent stuff usually involves huge expense and the schlep of trawling around the web trying to determine [Read More]

Breastfeeding and an economic conspiracy?

Breastfeeding and an economic conspiracy?

Note : we’re posting this article to highlight the damage that greed and clever marketing has done to breastfeeding statistics. Many mothers who choose formula make informed choices : but an equal number do not. Those in impoverished communities use up their [Read More]

Only 1.5% of South African women breastfeeding exclusively at 4 – 6 months

Only 1.5% of South African women breastfeeding exclusively at 4 – 6 months

Media Statement by the Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi 23 August 2011 GOVERNMENT ADOPTS BREASTFEEDING-ONLY INFANT FEEDING STRATEGY Distribution of breast milk substitute through health facilities to be discontinued First let me acknowledge the presence of Deputy [Read More]

Moonlight and Roses? When Being a Mother Isn’t.

Moonlight and Roses? When Being a Mother Isn’t.

For some women, having a child throws them into a seemingly endless tailspin for which they’re sadly unprepared. A friend spoke to me several months ago about how she battled to come to terms with having a child. “You too?” I said. She burst into tears. We were [Read More]

My name is Beth and I’m a breastfeeder

My name is Beth and I’m a breastfeeder

I’m in the thick of a new breastfeeding relationship. A few years on and I’m doing it again. My last one ended after more than three years. Before I weaned my first child, I thought that I’d feel a celebratory zing at having my body back. But it was more [Read More]

Press Release: Cough syrup and safety for baby

Press Release: Cough syrup and safety for baby

When their little ones are sick, parents are faced with the tough choice of choosing from dozens of cough and cold formulations – many containing potentially harmful ingredients and severe side effect profiles. Health authorities are concerned about safety issues [Read More]

Dads Anonymous : Alan The Dad

Dads Anonymous : Alan The Dad

I’ve always considered myself to be very child friendly. We frequently have my nephews to stay for the weekend, and at big gatherings children flock to me like loose women to Tiger Woods. writing for education So when my missus told me we were going to have a sprog of our [Read More]

Dads Anonymous

Dads Anonymous

What’s a chap to do when he finds out he’s pregnant, and all the ruddy guides are written for women, by women? He turns to those in the know, the men on the front lines. Dads Anonymous is a series of insight by dads into what this whole thing is all about, [Read More]

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New Lindt chocolate super-sweet, baby

New Lindt chocolate super-sweet, baby

TERRY COOPER reviews two new flavours from chocolate masters Lindt. I usually choose a chocolate with a soft filling, [Read More]

A Big Issue : non-profit street mag may crash and burn

A Big Issue : non-profit street mag may crash and burn

Proudly South African non-profit magazine, The Big Issue, is facing a funding crisis. You’ve heard it all before, [Read More]

Luscious Lips with Dr 90210!

Luscious Lips with Dr 90210!

Pharmacist, mom and businesswoman EZNA J KENNEDY reviews Dr.Robert Rey Sensual Solutions ‘Lip Correct’ [Read More]

Single on V-Day? Try a little me, myself and US time!

Single on V-Day? Try a little me, myself and US time!

We received a presser from Pure Romance, which hosts fabby parties for singletons. No matter where you are in the [Read More]

Pumba : a lodge for all reasons

Pumba : a lodge for all reasons

Pumba Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, is one of the finest in the world. Bruce Cooper tells it like it [Read More]

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