Parenting & Family

8 Benefits Of Crafting With Your Kids

Kids Crafting

Some parents are skilled crafters. Others do well to cut paper in a reasonably straight line. No matter which group you fall into, crafting with your kids is a great way to bring the family together and children of all ages develop valuable life skills along the way. Here are …

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Phishing On Messenger Apps – What’s New?

Messenger apps

Anonymised data, voluntarily provided by Kaspersky Internet Security for Android users, has shown which messenger apps are the most popular among phishing scammers. The biggest share of detected malicious links between December 2020 and May 2021 were sent via WhatsApp (84.9%), followed by Telegram (5.7%). Viber is in third place with a …

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What Are The Best Ways To Teach Kids How to Read?

Mother and child reading together

When you think about it, reading is a rather complex task. Children must make sense of letters, sounds, words, sentence types, punctuation, and many other structures. The learning doesn’t stop there though. Reading is not simply reciting words on a page. It is a meaning-making process that children bring their …

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Tips To Help Your Baby Sleep Better

Baby sleeping on mom

“Sleep is an essential part of how the human body operates, and it’s just as necessary for babies as it is for adults,” says Dr Iqbal Karbanee, paediatrician and CEO of Paed-IQ BabyLine, a trusted telephonic medical advice service for the first 1000 days of a child’s life, starting from conception to …

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18 Montessori Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy At Home

Kid Playdough Activity

Practical life activities that are taken seriously and are introduced as impactful and approachable challenges, can be inherently meaningful and educational. It is not simply learning how to get dressed or peeling some fruit. The child learns how to follow a multifaceted motor sequence, independently, for him to fulfil his …

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Five Luxury Gifts For Father’s Day

Celebrate Father's Day

Sunday 20 June is a special day in South Africa. Children, mentees and colleagues celebrate the father figures who play a part in their lives. All dads are different and exceptional in unique ways, from the quiet, contemplative heroes to the fun, bad-pun-dropping legends who add dad-jokes to every occasion. …

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Fidget Poppers – The Latest Fidget Craze

Playing With Fidget Popper

The latest craze in South Africa (according to my primary school kids) is the fidget popper, apparently “every kid” has one in their class and they have been asking me to get them one too. While searching for fidget popper South Africa I saw that one of my favourite online …

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