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How To Keep Your Kids Busy During Lockdown

Mother daughter baking together

It’s so important to always keep your kids busy and active during holidays, however it starts getting really tricky when there is a lockdown due to a worldwide pandemic when activities outside the home are limited by rules or perhaps you want to rather stay home and play it safe …

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5 Simple Steps To Find The Best School Shoes For Your Child

School shoes

Whether your child’s school has a shoe uniform policy or not, you’ll want to find them the most practical, comfortable, and stylish shoes possible. It’s a difficult balance to achieve, especially if restricted by uniform requirements. Fortunately, this simple guide will help you to locate the perfect school shoe for …

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6 Things To Watch Out For In Your Kids’ Feet

Healthy kids feet

Human feet are one of the most underrated parts of the body that we often take for granted. Aside from being responsible for the body’s overall support and motor skills, feet can be important indicators of some health issues happening in our body, too. That’s why as early as childhood, …

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DStv Kids Festive Entertainment Calendar

It’s school holidays and kids will need to be kept busy! Here is your DStv kids festive entertainment calendar to keep them occupied and entertained this festive season. 1 December Zig and Sharko – New episodes Boomerang (DStv channel 302) at 16:15   2 December Educational Block: Caillou, Guess with …

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Lilaq App Brings Medical Assistance To Working Parents

Mother and child

Not dissimilar to many South African families today, Galina Kroucheva, founder of Lilaq Technologies, once had to manage child responsibilities without any support from family and friends, all while juggling the intense demands and long hours necessitated by her job in the IT realm.  Her son was an easy-going and …

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9 Things To Add To Your Kids Bedtime Checklist

Kids bedtime

Having a kids bedtime checklist can make the bedtime so much easier for parents and help kids to have a great night’s sleep. Children thrive on routine and order, especially at the end of the day when they may be overtired and in need of comfort. 9 Things To Add …

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5 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Online Learning – from Kristen Lisa Strahlendorf Registered Counsellor and Private Practice Owner

Girl Student Learning Online

Lockdown initiated an unprecedented and overnight transition from classroom to computer. This move to e-learning, triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, kept countless pupils and teachers at home and fast-tracked a shift to online learning, making it a “new normal” for many students across the country. While online learning has been available for …

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The Importance Of Taking The Time To Dress Your Child

Kids in PJ's

Getting children dressed is something a lot of parents associate with stress, frustration and even tears. Something as simple as picking out girls cardigans and getting your child to wear them can be difficult, and it is even harder when you are in a rush. Taking your time to dress …

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Do The Homework Before Choosing An Online School

Online school

Parents and guardians considering online schooling for their children must ensure they properly vet the ability of a school to provide an holistic, meaningful educational experience coupled with excellent academic and emotional support, an education expert says. “There are a number of online schooling options on the market, and this …

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Learning How to Ski For Kids

Kids skiing

Learning to ski is fun, and can even be quite affordable with a bit of practice. This is one of those sports that all families enjoy. Parents love to have children around while they learn to ride snowboards or snow-ski, which can even make for an educational and bonding experience. …

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A Complete Guide to a Child’s Healthy Smile

Toddler Holding Toothbrush

Taking care of your child’s teeth is, by all means, not an easy feat. Most parents would agree that dental care could sometimes be a huge challenge, especially when it comes to knowing the proper approach to it: At what age does my child need to start brushing teeth? How …

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Paying it forward, Rand for Rand!

Child holding big book

This year has proven stormy on so many levels, and the economic chaos resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic has left non-profit organisations like the Rally to Read, reeling. As a non-profit organisation of 23 years standing, Rally to Read has worked tirelessly to promote literacy at grassroots level, in remote …

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Calling All Young Writers… Are You The 2020 Word Warrior?

Young writers

Every year, READ Educational Trust encourages budding young authors to challenge their creativity in the Word Warrior Competition. The 2019 competition yielded a high literary standard, making it difficult to pick the eventual winner. We are pleased to announce that Sivani Pillay from Kamalinee Primary School walked away with the …

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