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Exam season: A look at the best brain-boosting foods

Posted on May 24, 2017 by ANA Newswire

Can healthy foods support brainpower for exams?...

Wrestling with my muffin top and my mom guilt, one spin class at a time

Posted on May 23, 2017 by ANA Newswire

My muffin top is screaming at me to go to the gym, and I want to listen. My ...

My life is like a TV series – and I’m not going to change the channel

Posted on May 23, 2017 by Change Exchange

Have you heard of the Gilmore Girls? Even better, have you seen it? It’s a TV series that ...

The importance of creative play and how it benefits your child’s development

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Living & Loving

Encouraging children to play throughout childhood is the best form of learning you can offer them...

Why Facebook may fuel new mothers’ insecurity

Posted on May 22, 2017 by The Conversation

Social media can lead to comparisons, which often can be depressing, a study finds...

5 Of the most difficult conversations to have with your child

Posted on May 19, 2017 by Contributor

As your child gets older, there will many difficult conversations you have to have with them...

My mother forgot who I was, and it made me a better daughter

Posted on May 18, 2017 by ANA Newswire

Watching my mother’s erasure has been a constant grief, so painful that I can probe only its tender ...

Private doesn’t always mean perfect: How to choose the right school for your child

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Contributor

Just as with public schools, quality and performance vary from school to school, and it is incorrect to ...

Leaving funds to a child in your will (and how it can go wrong)

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Contributor

It is routine for parents to leave assets to their children and/or grandchildren. However, unless stipulated clearly in ...

Sexting: Stats, consequences and how parents can prevent it

Posted on May 17, 2017 by Contributor

One of the huge issues parents and guardians face in this technological era is sexting...

Susan on School Stuff: The importance of gross motor skills

Posted on May 16, 2017 by Susan on School Stuff

Developing your child’s gross motor skills can influence their ability to write well and even to concentrate in ...

The simple moment when my autistic son was treated like any other person

Posted on May 16, 2017 by ANA Newswire

When we joined the queue at Starbucks that afternoon and waited our turn, I was prepared for the ...

To the mom who loves motherhood but misses her freedom, too

Posted on May 16, 2017 by The Gottman Institute

Dear Mom. Mom who is overwhelmed. Mom who is tired. Mom who needs a hug... It’s all going ...

The dangers of digital distraction – it can put your child’s life at risk

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Living & Loving

Distracted parenting has become an alarming spin-off from our technology-driven world. Here’s how to ensure the safety of ...

First Years: It’s not too late to stop a downhill slide

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Contributor

With tertiary first year exams looming, education expert Peter Kriel of the IIE, addresses some of the challenges ...

Why is ADHD so common today?

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Contributor

Why does Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) seem to be more common today than ever before? Dr Uschenka Padayachey explains ...

Need help flying with family? Ask a mom who’s aloft a lot

Posted on May 12, 2017 by Contributor

A mom shares tried-and-tested hacks that could make your family flight easier...

Video: What Grade 0s think about their moms

Posted on May 12, 2017 by Contributor

Grade 0s share their thoughts about their moms and the importance of education...

How children under pressure can lose confidence

Posted on May 11, 2017 by The Conversation

A strong attachment encourages children to consider the thoughts, actions and feelings of others...

Mom to mom: Tips from a working mom on juggling family with work

Posted on May 11, 2017 by Contributor

With Mother’s Day around the corner, Robyn Edwards shares her tips for other working moms that will help ...

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