Parenting & Family

Irlen Syndrome Symptoms In Children: Causes And Treatment

Child struggling to learn

Irlen Syndrome is also called Meares-Irlen Syndrome, visual stress, and scotopic sensitivity syndrome and is not an optical issue. Irlen syndrome is a scotopic sensitivity syndrome which affects the brain’s ability to process visual material. The syndrome tends to run in families and is not presently identified by systematised psychological,  …

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What Parents Need To Know About Cyberbullying

Teen girl online

Cyberbullying is one of the online threats that parents dread the most.  It’s covert and insidious, sometimes tricky to put your finger on, and hard to stop.  It’s also frighteningly common and widespread, affecting children from around 10 to 18 years. Unchecked, cyberbullying can have serious consequences. Apart from the …

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10 Tips For Matrics From SA’s Maths Teachers

Matric Students Studying

With matric “prelims” looming, and finals on the horizon, maths is one of the subjects causing matrics the most stress. During the revision cycle The Answer Series study guides offer phenomenal support, as educators and past matrics will attest. But how should learners be using the time remaining to prepare? …

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12 Toddler Safety Products You Should Have

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When it comes to child safety, there is no such thing as being too careful. Making sure you have the right toddler safety products is essential. Your little one is now running wild, exploring his surroundings, and he will try to get those little hands on just about anything that …

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How To Dress Your Baby For Swimming

Baby swimming beach

Taking your baby for a swim will always be a fun activity to share with the family. However, before you take a dip with your baby, you need to prepare them well by bringing proper swim attire. Not only will it make them look cute, but it will also make …

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How To Raise A Healthy Child

Happy healthy child

“How do I raise healthy kids in 2022?” This question bothers millions of parents in the country as American children don’t seem as healthy as we imagine. Surveys indicate that half of the children in the country don’t have a healthy diet plan, even though they drink fewer soda cans …

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Are Silicone Baby Bowls Safe?

Silicone baby bowl

Finding appropriate feeding gear is crucial. Parents start stocking up the equipment necessary for feeding as soon as the baby is born. With so many options on the market, it can be difficult for parents to find out what is best for the little one. One type of feeding equipment …

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What Is Child Development?

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Child development is the process in which children go from being completely dependent on their parents to becoming more independent. This journey typically happens over time, and it can be seen through physical changes, cognitive advancements (such as learning new skills), social interactions between peers or family members, etc. Child …

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How To Protect Your Baby From Heat Stress

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Babies and young children are particularly vulnerable to the dangers of heat stress, which is why it’s important for parents and caregivers to be aware of the symptoms and take steps to protect them from the heat. In this article, we’ll provide some tips on how to keep babies and …

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How to Teach Your Child Compassion And Tolerance

Diverse children

Tolerance and compassion are essential values you should instill in your child at a young age. When you emphasize the importance of these principles from the start, they are more likely to mature into adults who are open-minded, respectful of others, and able to socialize and work well with people …

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7 Best Apps For Kids 2022

Kids using apps

In the sea of never-ending apps popping up in the app store every day, what are some of the best apps you can give to your kids to use?  Luckily, you do not have to worry about market saturation and endless apps. We have all of that covered and we …

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