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February 2016

Family Life

It’s okay to get away from your little ones

February 29, 2016

Toys under the couch, a doll in the shower and bright coloured, plastic utensils in your bed – are all signs that you have a toddler in the home. To say that they want your attention all day is an understatement. They want your attention in your dreams as well; when you see them running toward you as Barney, the purple dinosaur is chasing them. But alas, you can find solace because that’s not when you have lost the plot.…

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How to shop the right way

February 26, 2016

There’s nothing quite like retail therapy. Even when you’re on a budget. It sounds shallow, but new things really can make you feel a little better. The thing is that you’ve got to be in the right mood to truly enjoy your shopping experience. You don’t want to buy something straight off the rack because you just want to get out of there as soon as humanly possible. Of course, you want to prepare for different shopping trips in different…

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Family

When nieces and nephews come to visit

February 25, 2016

The fun and games never stop when little ones are around, especially if you are the favourite aunt that they come to visit. Children are always looking for new adventures and things to do, other than playing with their toys or running around in the garden playing tag. The job of being the funtertainer around them doesn’t have to be a stressful one. All you need to do is look around you and voila! It’s right in front of you,…

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Life

Safety in the schoolyard

February 17, 2016

The dangers of schoolyard safety are all too real for some. The Heads of Department needs to implore to all faculty members, students and parents that there needs to be a growing awareness of ensuring safety on school property. As a parent you need to ensure that your children are taken care of and that they are also aware of the dangers that surround school property. They need to be made aware of the dos and don’ts to prevent them…

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Life

What you should tell your nanny on her first day of work

February 16, 2016

Shows like Nanny 911 have inspired parents all over to teach their little ones good manners and civil behaviour. Now that the time has come to leave your little one in the hands of your own Nanny McPhee, you are going to need a few tips. After doing background checks and negotiating pay, you will have to go over the routine of your home. For first timers, leaving a nanny with your child is fearful choice to make, but after…

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Life

What not to do on the first date

February 12, 2016

There are many things you can do on a first date; you can take your date to the beach, go watch a movie and watch the sunset while sipping on bubbly. After all the back and forth texting and phone calls you may decide to meet up and hang out together. It could go great, or it could end up going not-so great. It all depends on your timing. Remember that timing is everything.   Don’t go anywhere too expensive…

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Family Fashion Life

Don’t justify your purchases with your heart alone

February 12, 2016

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. We all want to splash out on wonderful gifts for the special person in our life. Sometimes, though, we might let our desire to please overtake sensibility. It’s important to really consider what we’re spending our money on. Justifying big purchases on feelings alone could end up hurting us in the long run. Considering the big pull marketing has on our heart, we should take stock of what really matters and where our…

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