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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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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How to listen to our children – hints

I often hear parents say: “My child does not listen to me.” My immediate response is: “Are you really listening to your child?” Here are some handy hints on how to listen to your child Mother going down to her daughter’s level in order to make eye-contact For me, the most important tip is to [...]

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