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Why you seriously shouldn’t smoke around children

Nicotine is the addictive drug that can be found in any cigarette smoke. It is so addictive that it causes causes people who smoke, to continue. Along with nicotine, people who smoke inhale on average about 7,000 other chemicals in cigarette smoke. Many of these chemicals come from burning tobacco leaf. Some of these compounds …

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These are the worst cereals you could buy your children

Cereals have become apart of everyday life for children, teenagers, University students and adults in the mornings, thanks to the ease of preparation, delicious taste and pure convenience. There are a wide variety of cereals that you can find on the South African food shelves, with most options being marketed with a mascot – from …

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Does my child need to see an Orthodontist?

What is an Orthodontist? An Orthodontist is a dentist who is qualified to treat irregularities in the jaw and teeth. When do I need to consult an Orthodontist? If you or your child have jaw growth problems, unusual gaps between your teeth, additional or missing teeth, then you qualify to see an orthodontist. You should …

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Children and Pocket Money

We all know that giving your child pocket money is a great way to teach them about the concept and value of money and that hard work earns rewards, but when is the right time to start giving them pocket money? One of the first things to consider is your child’s age. Professionals believe that …

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Choosing Extra Mural Activities for your Child

When choosing extra mural activities for your children, it is important to take into consideration your child’s strengths and weaknesses, their likes, dislikes and their ability to manage the stresses that come with school life. Include your child in the process This is an exciting time for both the parent and the child – especially …

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Is Your Child ADD or ADHD? Find out today

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We all know kids who can’t sit still, who never seem to listen, who don’t follow instructions no matter how clearly you present them, or who blurt out inappropriate comments at inappropriate times. Sometimes these children are labeled as troublemakers, or criticised for being lazy and undisciplined. However, they may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …

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