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5 Relaxing Things To Do During Quarantine

August 14, 2020

With the on-going pandemic, we have been staying at home, trying to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. Although this was usually the dream when you had your 9-5 job, nowadays, staying at home has become just as stressful as being out of it. With most people working from home (while taking care of the kids) it’s not difficult to become stressed out and even bored and unproductive. You must get the relaxation you need and to help you…

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How to Spend More Quality Time with Your Kids

August 14, 2020

One day you’re holding your bundle of joy in your arms for the first time, and the next thing you know they’re setting off to college. It may seem as if they’ve grown up in a blink of an eye. Before you know it, you start looking back at all the time that’s gone without ever knowing what you have been doing for all those years. All of that will inevitably make you feel as if you’ve missed out on…

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Returning to School During the COVID Crisis: Safety Tips for Kids

August 12, 2020

It doesn’t matter if you eagerly await the arrival of the new school year, have concerns or a little of both. If you are a parent, you need to prepare for what is sure to be an unprecedented semester. Paramount in your back-to-school considerations is how to keep your kids safe. With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, gathering students in groups will increase risks. Here are eight measures to take as you prepare for 2020-21.     1. Have the Talk…

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Brands worth to talk: Treat Republic

June 3, 2020

Today at our “Brands Worth to Talk”: we have the unique Treat Republic.   Who are the Treat Republic If you’re looking for something you’ll never find anywhere else, you need to check Treat Republic. Treat Republic began from a passion for gifting and creative personalisation and launched in 2006 with the aim of making personalised gifts inspired by all the things they love. Having spent years studying and designing different processes, they work with wonderful natural materials like wood,…

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The Stigma of Fostering and Adopting – How can you help on this Children Day.

June 1, 2020

153 million children worldwide are orphans (estimated by UNICEF) can you imagine how much love is missing and care is not given? In my clinic, I have worked many years with people that wanted to get pregnant through natural ways. Through combination of acupuncture, exams, and homeopathy, we worked out how to actually see the days of ovulation and to make a proper detox of the body of both parents (yes both!). They either didn’t have the money to an…

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Brands worth to talk: Willow & Cole

May 13, 2020
Willow & Cole

Today at our “Brands Worth to Talk:, we have a cuteness alert with Willow & Cole.   Who is Willow & Cole Emma and Suki, are the two mum-entrepreneurs who found Willow and Cole. They decided to create the brand “to give new parents curated gift boxes containing practical yet stylish luxury items for their new arrival. Our idea came when receiving gifts ourselves as new mums which although beautiful lacked real long-lasting quality. We wanted to create a luxurious…

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How does COVID-19 anxiety impact children

May 5, 2020
A child by the window, corona graphic outside

The circumstances we are spending our weeks and months in are far from perfect. It is only natural that everybody is scared and confused. There is not a single age group the virus is not affecting at least indirectly. The eldest members of our society are endangered since getting infected can be lethal in their age. The middle-aged population is worried for their health, as well as for their finances and all other aspects of living after the breakout is…

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Keeping kids entertained during lockdown

April 27, 2020
Mom wearing a face mask and playing with her son on a sofa

By Sally Norton   The global epidemic has us all locked down for our own safety and the wellbeing of the ones we love the most. If there is anything good about this situation, it is the fact that now we finally have enough time to spend with our families and do some things that we have been planning for so long. But even though family time is bliss, keeping kids entertained during lockdown can be a bit of a…

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7 Unexpected Ways That Pregnancy Affects Your Life

March 28, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   If you have a baby on board, you’ve likely spent hours scouring the internet for information on how to select the right crib and a long list of other minutiae. However, some of the changes associated with pregnancy don’t receive a whole lot of press. Forewarned is forearmed, so it benefits you to know what unexpected changes to anticipate. Some of them hit you in the pocketbook, while others affect you physically. Fortunately, none of these…

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