ARTICLES RELATING TO KIDS

Autistic kids have less brain flexibilty

2014-07-30 13:23

Children with autism show less brain flexibility when asked to take on a task, often causing difficulty when faced with new situations.

Fill kids' lunchboxes with healthy foods

2014-07-29 12:15

A new study has found that children's packed lunches often lack healthy food items recommended by dietary guidelines.

Tablets may help autistic kids talk more

2014-07-02 12:34

Combining use of a computer tablet with therapy sessions helped minimally verbal children talk and interact more.

The Clubhouse gears up for winter

2014-06-18 12:06

Bring the kids and enjoy a warm hearty meal next to the fireplace.

Dentistry for special care kids

2014-06-12 11:37

Special care children, or children with impairments, often have extensive problems that require specialised knowledge and treatment.

Smoking and your kids

2014-05-30 15:52

How does your smoking affect your child? Here are some sobering facts that might just get you to kick this habit.

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Kids react to old computers

2014-05-28 15:04

Watch these kids and their hilarious reactions to 'ancient' computers.

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'What's wrong with me, Mom?'

2014-05-23 14:38

A guide for parents to help them explain diseases to kids.

Healthy snacks for kids

2014-05-22 16:22

Babies and toddlers have such small appetites that to meet all their dietary needs in three meals a day is impossible. This is where healthy snacks come in.

Travelling with children

2014-05-22 16:05

A getaway with your kids can be great. But without the correct planning it could easily turn into a hellish holiday.

'What's wrong with me, Mom?'

2014-05-22 11:42

A guide for parents to help them explain diseases and other health conditions to their children.

Are you pushing your kids too hard?

2014-05-16 10:23

When it comes to health and fitness, children need to be motivated. But when are you being too pushy with your kids?

Do you smoke with kids in the car?

2014-05-07 15:39

The health risks of secondhand smoke are well-known. However, few people realise the devastating effects of secondhand smoke in a car, especially if the passengers are children.

Don’t trip up as a new stepfather

2014-05-07 15:23

You’ve met her - the woman you waited for your whole life. Not only is she attractive, bright and available; she also has a sense of humour, no criminal record … and two kids.

School holidays: Keeping kids busy

2014-05-07 15:21

"Mom, I’m bored". These are the most terrifying words for parents during the holidays. But don't despair, here are a few tips on how to keep the kids entertained and yourself sane.

The parent's guide to food labels

2014-05-07 15:21

Making sense of food labels and matching them to the needs of family members can be a challenge. Here are some tips.

Flu vaccine: who should not be vaccinated?

2014-05-06 16:13

While authorities generally recommend that everyone receives the annual flu vaccine, there are some who should not.

Dramatic diabetes surge in US kids

2014-05-05 15:33

The prevalence of type 1 diabetes has increased by 21 %, and type 2 diabetes by 30.5 % in eight years among American kids.

How to protect kids against poisoning

2014-04-14 12:22

The American Academy of Paediatrics offers advice on preventing and treating child poisonings.

Vaccinations during childhood

2014-04-11 12:33

There are many ways to protect your child against childhood diseases, but vaccination is strongly recommended for protection against certain childhood diseases.

Symptoms of abdominal pain and constipation in kids

2014-04-07 15:56

We list a few common signs of abdominal pain in babies and toddlers.

Child model's 'sexy' controversy

2014-03-26 15:25

Is the fashion industry forgetting child models are actually children?

MamaMagic heads to Durban

2014-03-25 14:20

MamaMagic is back for its 10th visit.

9 angry notes from kids

2014-03-14 11:23

Kids letting out their feelings through notes.

A 3-year-old 'Einstein'

2014-02-21 10:10

Toddler's level of intelligence is absolutely astounding!

 

Kids don't trust foods classified as 'healthy'

2014-07-30 10:47

To improve the eating habits of kids, you shouldn't don't dwell on the health benefits of individual food items.

Kids 'catch' parents' chronic pain

2014-07-08 15:29

Adolescents whose parents suffer from chronic pain may be more likely to develop ongoing pain too – especially if the parent tends to 'catastrophise' pain.

The Clubhouse winter menu

2014-06-19 09:41

Bring the kids and enjoy a warm hearty meal next to the fireplace.

Take care of your kids' teeth

2014-06-12 11:49

Do you know when you start cleaning your child's teeth and the right way to do it? A paediatric dentist has advice.

Combat childhood obesity

2014-06-04 11:51

Parents, teachers and health professionals need to try and formulate a plan of action to combat childhood obesity or better still, prevent it from every occurring in children.

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Kids react to old computers

2014-05-29 09:23

Watch these kids and their hilarious reactions to 'ancient' computers.

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Kids react to old computers

2014-05-28 14:22

Watch these kids and their hilarious reactions to 'ancient' computers.

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Making food fun for fussy eaters

2014-05-22 16:24

If there’s one thing every parent of young children understands it’s the frustration of trying to get their kids to eat a balanced diet.

School holidays: Keeping kids busy

2014-05-22 16:11

"Mom, I’m bored". These are the most terrifying words for parents during the holidays. But don't despair, here are a few tips on how to keep the kids entertained and yourself sane.

Kids need nine hours of Zzz..

2014-05-22 15:51

Children in elementary school need at least nine hours of sleep a night - something too few of them these days are getting.

Vitamins every child needs

2014-05-16 11:23

Vitamins are essential to the normal functioning a child's' body and besides a few exceptions, cannot be produced by the body. These are the vitamins your child needs.

Time outdoors boosts kids' connection with nature

2014-05-15 12:19

A study found that children who spend more time outdoors have a greater connection with nature and feel happier and more peaceful.

Common fertility questions

2014-05-07 15:26

Got a question about fertility? South African Fertility Life Coach Janet Chadwick answers 5 of the most common questions.

Travelling with children

2014-05-07 15:21

It's holiday time and you finally have a chance to get away. But here are a few tips to ensure that you enjoy your trip and don't wish you rather stayed at home.

Back-to-school commotion

2014-05-07 15:21

After the school holidays some students find it hard to return to their normal routine with “with renewed energy and a fresh focus” on the work that lies ahead.

Teach your kids about suncare

2014-05-07 15:21

Youngsters generally love to be outside in the sun, but teaching them to be aware of its power can seem difficult because sunburn can seem like an abstract concept.

Get your child vaccinated against HPV

2014-05-06 15:59

The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a common virus that affects both men and women. Fortunately, there is now a vaccine available.

Domestic violence has serious impact on kids

2014-04-14 16:33

Family violence cuts across all segments of society and has a serious impact on children who witness, hear or see the results of such violence.

How to keep kids safe around a fire

2014-04-14 11:46

A safety circle of at least 10 feet, a gate or other type of barrier should be placed around campfires to prevent people from getting injured in case of falls.

The Lindt Gold Bunny Magical Race

2014-04-10 13:21

V&A Waterfront is hosting Lindt's big Easter event- The Lindt Gold Bunny Magical Race

Daily exercise does wonders for kids' health

2014-04-01 16:19

In an after-school exercise programme that included 70 minutes of physical activity five times per week kids lost body fat and improved their heart and lung health.

School Holiday Fun at Cavendish Square

2014-03-25 16:37

These school holidays, Cavendish Square aims to bring as much attraction and activity for kids between 28 March and 6 April.

Bring the magic to all Capetonians

2014-03-25 13:18

MamaMagic is back in Cape Town for its 10th time.

9 angry notes from kids

2014-03-10 13:50

Passive aggressive to downright mad, these kids let out their feelings through notes.

A 3-year-old 'Einstein'

2014-02-17 16:07

Toddler's level of intelligence is absolutely astounding!

 
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