First robust confirmation of an old theory that links a fall in oestrogen, like during menstruation, with worsening mental health.
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Today is #May28, the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, it is an important day.
According to the Mbalo Brief by Stats SA, 48% of South African children are being raised in single-parent families, with only 2% of these children being raised by singled dads. Leaving single moms holding the bag in 46% of the cases. So, what do single parents need to know if they are to safeguard themselves and […]
The truth is that social media is a platform people can use to represent themselves in ways they desire
Progress through excellence: South Africa’s first female Audi Master Technician!

Parenty Making friends in your 30s is hard

Making friends in your 30’s is hard, making friends in your 30’s when you have a time and energy vampire (otherwise known as kids) is near impossible. So, what do you do?

Loving 10 things I love about being in my 30’s

I turned 37 last year. As my children sang “Happy Birthday”, showering me with kisses and laughter, I looked at the full table in front of me; an amazing husband and father, five gorgeous children, and I thought to myself: “My, how I have grown.”

Loving Surviving our insecurities

Most people who know me would probably say that I am an outspoken woman and a little opinionated (okay, maybe more than a ‘little’)… I have strong convictions and beliefs, and I tend to wear them on my sleeve. Loudly!

The World It’s 2019 and Time’s Up on everything

2018 was not a great year for the world, maybe 2019 will be better, but not unless we as humans start to change our ways. And where better to start than the people raising the future generations of humans.

Parenty Can we ever really keep our kids safe?

Can we really, as parents, keep our children safe from harm, heart-ache, horror or hardship? I think there is too much in this world to guard against, therefore the best way to protect is to prepare.

Playtime Family holidays are just the best, aren’t they?

Family holidays are both a dream and a nightmare, especially when it is with the broader family. The travel time, the close quarters, the differing parenting styles, the relationship dynamics…

Parenty The world needs more fearless girls

(READ TIME: 4 MINS)The way women are portrayed in advertising over history has contributed significantly to the gender stereotypes women are now trying to shake off. As a woman working in advertising I have a responsibility to actively challenge these tropes, but as a mom to a girl, that duty has become not just a burning issue but a burning mission.

Pregnancy The motherLOAD #2

When it all just gets too much, how do we survive? When the world around us seems to be crashing in? We can’t breathe, feel or move… How do we crawl out of that dark hole?

Parenty Giving your spouse your full acceptance

I have a suspicion that the average person learns about love and relationships from movies and songs.

Momming Stop comparing yourself to other mothers on social media

The truth is that social media is a platform people can use to represent themselves in ways they desire.

Home Life Are you treating your nanny well?

As parents/employers, we should familiarise ourselves with laws that regulate the employment of nannies.

Home Life Why the law on maternity leave in SA is unfair

It is unrealistic for the law to expect mothers to take their full maternity leave without a salary.




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