Summer lovin’

Summer lovin

December is usually a special time of the year. As South Africans, we generally take a well-earned break and head off for some quality family time. The sunshine, outdoor activities and break from routine are better for our health than any doctor’s prescription. That is, provided the kids are healthy or that we have what we need by way of …

Why babies cry, and how to soothe them

I recently came across a quote which I feel is very appropriate to the topic: “Because babies don’t come with owners’ manuals!” Probably one of the most difficult times in the parenting journey is the first six weeks of your baby’s life. Not only are you completely exhausted as you adjust to being a parent, but it is so hard …