Apart from vitamins and kitting the kids in flu armour, good massage therapy has proven to be effective in warding off the flu and building the immune system too. Find out moreRead more
Why it’s important to be healthy role models for your kids – and how YOU can get started.
You may not know it, but your day-to-day behaviour – from the way you drive or the tone of your voice to how healthy you are – is shaping the way your child will act for the rest of their life.
Discovery’s Global Education Protector Benefit helps to cover your children’s education from crèche through to tertiary education, locally or abroad, if something happens to you.Read more
Here are 10 things that you can focus on to help your children to develop these kinds of relationships that will protect their health, brains and happiness…Read more
While common, conventional cleaners may be cheaper in the short term, most of them come with a long-term price tag, compromised health. “Industry standard” cleaners or “heritage brand cleaners” that contain strong chemicals and disinfectants pose major health risks for people, animals and the environment.Read more
Yikes. Travelling over the festive season is NOT for the faint-hearted. Here are some tips for safe car travels, and for taking your littlies along without wanting to murder someone en route.Read more
The festive season is notorious for break-ins, hold-ups and all sorts of attempts at ruining a perfectly good end to the year. Here are a few tips to bear in mind before you hit the road… or the malls.Read more
Unlike other illnesses, there is no blood test, scan or gene that can reliably diagnose ADHD. There is a great deal of reliance on observations of teachers and parents who are required to fill in a “Rating Scale” describing the child’s behaviour.Read more
Symptoms of a runny nose are often just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the homeopathic prescription, and there’s no ‘one size fits all’ pill for dealing with it, says Dr Marilena DeroukakisRead more
Watch as the wealthy Mr Toad becomes obsessed with motor cars and addicted to reckless driving. His friends Rat, Mole and Badger intervene, with unhelpful sabotage by a nasty pack of ill-intentioned weasels – and both chaos and jail time ensue. This is a glorious holiday musical for the kids.Read more
When looking for an au pair agency, your most important concerns are probably the quality of the candidates, the costs, and the reliability of the agency. But what happens if things go wrong? If you’re choosing an au pair, read this first.Read more
If your child loves his/her devices and often has to be nagged to just *move*, you need to read this article. It’s about actualising more of the brain-and-body-potential that’s inside our children, using easy brain-boosting activities. Plus, research shows that stimulating both sides of the brain enables children to learn better, become more creative, deal more effectively with challenges and emotions, and build enhanced confidence, self-esteem and understanding of their environment.Read more
When a child has a fever we often reach for the meds to get rid of the high temperature and return our babies to normal…but is this the right approach?
Fever itself is not an illness. In fact, an increase in body temperature is a great indicator that your child’s immune system has switched on and is fighting off an infectionRead more