Category Archives: General

Caring for a Child with Pain

What you should know about pain in children Pain is an unpleasant sensation which the body experiences as a reaction to injury or damage to the body. A sudden onset of pain is one of the most common symptoms that children … Continue reading

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Strive for Health

Health is often defined as physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being and not merely the absence of disease.  If we accept this definition then there cannot be many people in the world who are actually healthy! The vast majority of … Continue reading

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The Unwelcome Little Stranger

Please indulge me in my ranting. We love our own little babies and we strive to be the best parents we can. Often we are so immersed in our own lives that we fail to see some drama playing off around … Continue reading

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Comfort Eating

Obesity is a huge problem throughout the civilized world. Every day we, the parents of the future generation, are fuelling this world wide problem. I know we all used ‘bribery and corruption’ when giving our children ‘rewards’ for good behaviour. … Continue reading

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Rooibos Tea

I am aware that this herbal tea may not be available everywhere because it is locally produced and distributed, but it has been exported & where there are South Africans there will usually be Rooibos tea. I have never worked … Continue reading

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Single Parenting

They were not prepared for us 40 years ago, and dare I say they are still not prepared for us. Throughout the world there are many thousands of single parents rearing their offspring by themselves. The community as a whole … Continue reading

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Special Parents of Special Childen

The group of ladies sat in the lounge having tea and cup cakes. Various subjects had been discussed and then the ladies started complaining about how dirty their children and toddlers get and the problems of getting the stains out … Continue reading

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