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Level 2 Lockdown brings with it a spring in your step. Whether you enjoy clicking those heels or pointing them toes, gather some poise for some welcomed recreational and competitive fun. Dance classes are ready to resume in-studioRead more
It’s so tempting to go back to completely relaxed socialising and let down our guard. We must, however, remain cautious. A second surge of COVID is to be avoided!Read more
Managing Covid in children at home and recognising the dangers signs that require hospitalisation, oxygen and more careRead more
“There is no evidence that Covid-19 can spread to humans through the use of pools as the chlorine kills the virus that causes Covid-19. A younger child has got a higher risk of drowning than dying of Covid-19”Read more
The Department of Basic Education has issued the revised 2020 public school calendar. Find out more about these changesRead more
If you or your children are feeling worried, learning how to deal with coronavirus anxiety in a healthy way can help the whole family be more resilient, both now and when the pandemic is finally over.Read more
Stay home and stay safe, but when you need to get out on occasion, plan ahead, get out and have fun. As long as the correct measures are taken to ensure you are in an outdoor area, you should be able to recharge your batteries.Read more
Nationwide lockdowns and school closures have incredibly high costs for families and children. Limiting Covid-19 infections must be a top priority, but it cannot come ‘at any cost’.Read more
Just like adults, children (both big and small) are also experiencing anxiety during these unusual times. It is crucial that we keep a check on our kids mental health during Covid-19.
Let’s identify why they may be experiencing anxiety and then look at ways of keeping them mentally fit.
A recent study by Stellenbosch university academics entitled Counting the Cost – COVID-19, Children and Schooling, argues that children under 19 years of age are more likely to die of unrelated causes than of Covid-19 in 2020 and therefore “all children should return to schools, crèches and ECD centres without any further delay.Read more
By now we are familiar with the term Lockdown. It is on everyone’s lips. If it was in the ancient days, children who are born in this period will be named after various keywords. NomaLockdown; Locki, Locko, Cororo; Virina; and more… But who is a Lockdown Dad?Read more
To motivate your teen to study can be a real challenge. Many teenagers are stereotyped as lazy and unmotivated children who want nothing more than to sleep in, socialise with friends and entertain themselves with their smartphones, laptops, and gaming consoles. But this stereotype isn’t really fair at all. It’s understandable because this behaviour is what parents see, but it’s ultimately misguided.Read more