Parenthood

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A dog for a healthier family

There is more to your family pet than a silly, drooling plaything for the children, or snugly warm comfort on the couch. The advantages...

Mom’s secrets #7: Starting school

Mother: only one word, so many meanings. Whether you are a working mum or a stay-at-home mum, your jobs and tasks are endless and...

Moms’ secrets #4: Meal planning (part I)

Mother: only one word, so many meanings. Whether you are a working mum or a stay-at-home mum, your jobs and tasks are endless and...

Bleach use may be making your kids sick

Bleach is a great way to kill germs while cleaning your house. A new study, however, suggests that passive exposure to bleach at home is...

Parents: better single than unhappy

We recently discussed the effects of marital breakdowns on the family’s children. Fighting constantly but staying together to avoid divorce is no better; the...

What makes a good mum

Being a mum is one of the most rewarding life experiences. ‘We run around all day chasing our little devils, we spend sleepless nights...

Following in tiny footsteps

Going for walks always was a solitary endeavor, for me. There is a special kind of zen to moving along a path on foot,...

Bad parenting: expecting too much

Even when we don’t admit it to everyone, deep down, we, parents, want to have the ‘perfect’ children. We want our children (who are...

Sleep with your children

We have all watched in ‘awe’ those amazing pictures of young parents cosying up to their children in bed, all peacefully sleeping, enjoying the...

Mother’s Day more than ever

Mother’s day is yet once again upon us. Many insist that the day has become commercialized and has lost its value. I will disagree....

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