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    How To Hide Vegetables In Foods Kids Love

    It can be quite a chore to try and convince a fussy child to eat their vegetables. So here are five creative ways that you can hide vegetables in foods that kids love.

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    Preparing your Kids Healthy Food

    Healthy food is essential for children’s bodies and minds to develop optimally. Read more for tips on healthy eating for kids.

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    How to Host a Healthy Kids Party

    Birthdays are often occasions where healthy kids binge on junk food that makes them ill. Follow these food suggestions for a healthy kids’ party.

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    Milk health

    Milk is one of the most consumed beverages worldwide. It is one of the most nutrient-dense foods, filled with a unique blend of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals.

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    What Goes into a Healthy Lunchbox?

    A healthy lunch helps keep children happy and alert throughout the afternoon. Read more about our healthy lunchbox ideas.

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    A-Z of nutrition

    If you are one of those people who are clueless when it comes to knowing your vitamins and nutritional terms, then our A to Z terminology list will help you to wise up.

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    Place for treats in kids diets

    We were all born with a love of sweet treats. Later on, our tastes progress, but gummy bears, sweets and chocolate are the snacks of choice for many children.

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    Healthy eating for kids

    Many children eat more in snacks during the day than they do at mealtimes, so it is important to make sure that there are some healthy snacks around.

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    Feeding a fussy eater

    Bulking up meals: Add shredded chicken, minced or deboned fish (can be pilchards) to the actual pap or gravy. This at least ensures that the little bit that the child has, is energy dense and rich in high quality protein.

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    Balanced diets for kids

    "cake" or "pizza" – are these your children's favourite foods as well? Lots of children like fast food and sweet things.

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    Fast food for when hunger strikes fast

    So, your child loves fast food? Most kids and teenagers do. Accept that your kids will like these foods – banning them will only increase the appeal of chips and the like.

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    Kids reject food they don't know

    Children between the ages of two and six often reject foods that they do not recognise. This refusal to try new things probably stems from what our ancestors learnt from birth.

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    Getting snacking right for kids

    Learning doesn't just make you smart, it also takes energy. That's why it's so important to have a mid-morning snack at school two or three hours after breakfast.

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    Brain Breaks To Help During Exams

    Concentrating can drain your child’s mental capacity, but by introducing these brain breaks into a daily routine, you can ensure their minds stay fresh and attentive.

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    Brain games for pre-schoolers

    Helping our kids grow up with healthy bodies and minds is an essential part of being a parent. Here are a few brain games that pre-schoolers can play to keep their minds stimulated.

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    3 Winter Activities To Keep Kids Active

    Winter often sends us into a slump, so we thought we’d share 3 winter activities to help keep you and your kids busy.

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    Care and share - foods for sleep

    July is mental health month. One of the factors that affect mental health is poor quality sleep. Poor quality sleep badly affects overall physical health, and the functioning of your body systems including the immune system - the ability to fight off infection.

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    Swimming Pool Games

    Swimming pool games are great fun for long summer days, just make sure you use loads of sunblock. Here are some activity ideas.

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    Indoor Activities for Kids

    Child stimulation through group games builds friendships as well as co-ordination and muscle tone. Read about indoor activities for kids.

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    Getting kids active with sports

    Is your child a couch potato? This means that they often sit on the sofa watching television and love munching snacks and sweets.

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    Stress Management Tips For Parents

    Being a parent does not have to be a stressful exercise. Here are a few tips for stress management as a parent, which will help you and your kids cope.

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    Easy Ways To Help You Find Time To Exercise As A Parent

    Rushing kids to and fro can sometimes be all the exercise you need. However if you want to squeeze in a gym session we have some helpful hints and easy ways to find time to exercise as a parent.

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    Talking To Your Children About Their Weight

    Weight can be a sensitive issue for some children, especially if they’re overweight. Learn how to talk to your children properly about it.

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    Using Vitamin D for Bone Protection

    Vitamin D deficiency can impact on everything from bone strength to psychological condition. Learn the benefits of Vitamin D for your children’s health.

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    Creating your Home First Aid Kit

    A home first aid kit is essential for safety. Having home medicine readily available safeguards family health. Learn how to compile your own kit.

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    Everyday Treat Crumpet Recipe For Kids To Cook

    Nothing will thrill mom more than a delicious breakfast in bed especially if it’s cooked by her adoring children.

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    Boosting your Family Immune System

    Kids’ health is less robust if they have weak immune systems. Find out how to boost your immune system and your family’s too through healthy eating.

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    Active Birthday Parties for Kids

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    Eight Ways to Ensure your Kid is Healthy

    Healthy eating for kids is often seen as the foundation for a healthy life. Yet good health requires other important groundwork too. Find out more.

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    8 Habits For Healthy Kids

    Establishing healthy habits for kids early stands them in good stead for life. Follow these ten simple tips on healthy living for kids.

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    5 Healthy Family Activities

    Healthy family activities nurture caring bonds while also ensuring that your kids’ health flourishes. Read more for helpful activity suggestions.

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    Importance of Water

    Water is essential for life. Healthy child development and good health requires sufficient hydration.

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    Cooking with Kids

    Cooking with kids is a fun activity that provides stimulation and teaches skills essential to child development.

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    Dealing with Bullying

    Understanding bullying and how to help your child overcome it is an essential aspect of parenting. Learn more about bullying and child development.

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    5 Ways to Protect your Child from Abuse

    Child abuse is a real contemporary issue, but you can do plenty to protect your children by following this basic guide to keeping them safe.

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    How healthy is your child's lunchbox

    Toasted cheese sandwich....., hot dog......, chicken pie? Have you ever wondered if you were on the right track when packing lunch for your child? Don’t worry, this is very normal

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    The Benefits of Dairy

    Nestlé Milk

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    Back To School Routine

    During the long school holidays, it’s easy to let healthy habits maintained throughout the year lapse. Yet after the holidays’ indulgences – be they sugary ice lollies or Christmas candy – it’s important to re-establish a ‘healthy kids routine’ as your kids head back to school.

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    Helping your kids enjoy a healthy diet

    Fruit and vegetables don't taste good – they could, however, eat pizza and pasta every day.

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    Getting back into shape after giving birth

    It is completely normal to not be as fit and slim as you were before you became pregnant, even if it is several weeks since you gave birth.

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    Baby food - home cooked versus prepared

    Let's be clear about one thing: home-cooked solids and convenience food are both healthy ways of feeding your baby.

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    Best start to the day

    A moment that is both exciting and sad at the same time: the first time your child goes to nursery. You want to give your child the best to help him or her on the way to becoming an independent young person.

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    Travelling with kids

    A journey is always an adventure, especially for children. They look forward to discovering and learning about new things.

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    The 10 healthy habits for kids

    It’s easy to get caught up in simply getting a dinner on the table that everyone’s willing to eat – never mind all the worries about nutrition! Issues like: am I feeding them too much?

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    The right weight for kids

    Do you also ask yourself – like many parents, incidentally – whether your child's weight is normal?

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    Clinical signs of nutritional deficiency

    Clinical signs of nutritional deficiency

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    How To Raise Happy Children

    We all want to have happy and healthy children that grow up to be emotionally balanced adults. But how can we ensure we raise happy children? Here are some tips.

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    Helping Your Child Deal With Anger

    Your children are human beings, just like you and I, so they experience all sorts of emotions, some of which are difficult to understand. Here are some tips on dealing with anger.

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    Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

    Codependency can prevent your children from growing up as an emotionally healthy beings. Find out more about codependency and how you can help the situation.

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    What We Love About Mothers

    Moms are the best. So here are a few mom-isms that are common around the world and make up some of the reasons why we love them.

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    Three Mothers Day Gifts For Kids To Make

    We’re in full support of crafts for kids, so we’ve put together three Mother’s Day gift ideas for kids to make. Have a look.

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    Three Kid-Friendly Mother’s Day Celebration Ideas

    Sometimes our Mother’s Day plans aren’t very kid friendly. Here are three kid-friendly ideas for Mother’s Day celebrations.

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    10 Signs of Healthy Growth in Kids

    It is easy to worry about child development, but knowing the signs of positive growth will put your mind at ease that you are raising healthy kids.

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    Cape Town Family Events And Activities

    Cape Town Family Events And Activities

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    Durban Family Events And Activities

    Durban Family Events And Activities

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    Events and Activities

    Keep up to date with all the child-friendly events that are happening in your area over the next few months.

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    Johannesburg Family Events And Activities

    Johannesburg Family Events And Activities

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    Kids and tantrums

    You will certainly be familiar with these situations or similar ones: your child throws themselves on the floor and, for some reason trivial to you, starts to scream or thump their fists and feet on the floor.