Winter Survival Guide


Winter is a tough time for parents. Your kids are constantly getting sick, making you sick and then it's the next kid's turn. It's a vicious cycle. Throw in a 3 week July holiday and winter really is every parent's favourite time of the year.

But no worries folks! We here at Parent24 have got you covered. We have everything you need to survive this winter.


What parents must know about swine flu and the Adenovirus

Ever wondered about the risks of self-medicating a sick child?

Chronic coughs in kids: are cough syrups a waste of money?

Pregnant? Here's to a flu-free winter

Your family’s medicine cabinet checklist

How to survive being sick with a toddler

5 tips for beating the flu before it starts

Your kid's winter jacket could be a safety hazard

Your 10-minute DIY health check

Fun Times

How we survived the winter holidays

The best winter family holiday destinations in SA

13 Reasons To Love Winter

5 best winter weapons

5 activities for rainy days

Things to do with your kids in Cape Town over the holidays



Proudly South African dishes

quick and healthy breakfasts

5 healthy snack options for your preschooler

13 brilliant chicken recipes for families

Easy recipes for teens

How are you surviving this winter? Send us your ideas to and we could publish them.

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