Healthy body, healthy mind

Healthy eating Children are like wet cement – mouldable and impressionable. (This also means that the longer they ‘set,’ the harder it is to change.) -Anne Ortlund   I can officially say that ignorance is bliss! Before I gained the knowledge that one should always read the labels on food packaging, I assumed I was [...]

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Patience

I was brushing my almost-4-year-old niece’s hair a few Saturday’s back when she cunningly tried to squirm away from me. On returning her back to the mirror I bargained that if she counted to 10, slowly, I would be done. She turned around, looked at me, touched my arm and said; “No Jodi, I need [...]

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DIABETES

 It can be beat! Last year I was approached by a well-respected Cape Town based dietician and concerned parents to help their 11 year-old daughter, who was recently diagnosed with Type 1- Diabetes (insulin dependent). This brave girl, although initially nervous, was determined to not let diabetes get the better of her.  She came to [...]

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