Parenting & Family

This Children’s Day, Pampers Celebrates Single Parents Who Brought The World Home When Their Babies Couldn’t Step Out Through Their Campaign #MamaUyindlovu

Children's Day Pampers

Pampers also steps up to support young children with early childhood development scholarships In celebration of National Children’s Day in South Africa, Pampers is celebrating single parents who bravely navigated lockdown parenting with little to no support. 40% of parents in South Africa are single moms. Though the past year …

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5 Tips To Ace The Exam Season

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Thousands of high school learners across the country are currently writing their final exams in what has been yet another immensely challenging academic year. With sporadic school closures owing to the pandemic, children have had limited time inside the classroom. There’s no doubt that this presents huge challenges for our …

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The Importance Of Free Play

Free play

In this article, we will explore the importance of free play, provide a few examples, and share some of the benefits linked to free play from early childhood. Play comes naturally to kids and play is automatically associated with childhood. But, some children are not getting sufficient free play time. …

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5 Exam Preparation Tips For The Matric Class Of 2021

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South Africa’s National Senior Certificate exams have commenced starting on Friday 22 October 2021, with the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga expressing positive sentiments in a media briefing, calling the matric class of 2021, a “resilient group,” that “would be able to surprise us with better results than last year.” …

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12 Best Learning Activities For Kids

Learning Activities

Play is one of the most effective ways where children can learn. Not only does it strengthen a child’s concentration, but it is also vital for preparing them for school as it underpins everything from the start of scientific thinking to learning social norms and interactions. Play offers a fun …

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The Impact Of COVID-19 On Education

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The COVID-19 epidemic has influenced education and learning, with the most vulnerable children hardest hit, according to READ Educational Trust. Since the coronavirus pandemic, students have lost critical learning time due to rotational attendance, intermittent school closures, and grade-specific days off. Additional school day losses and unforeseen school closures were largely …

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Growing Demand For Online Teachers In SA

Online teachers

In the last two years, the world of education has changed dramatically amid the pandemic, with the demand for distance learning growing rapidly. Optimi Home, which operates South Africa’s biggest homeschooling provider Impaq, has witnessed this trend first-hand with record numbers of families switching to its offering in the last …

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The Importance Of Skin To Skin With Your Baby

Skin to skin contact

In this post we will be telling you more about the benefits of skin to skin contact with your baby and why it is so important. Your baby remains close to you during your entire pregnancy. He gets protection, warmth, food and oxygen. After birth, he suddenly finds himself without …

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