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My Experience Weaning My Child

My Experience Weaning My Child

As a first time mum, I was knocked into the reality of breastfeeding by the pain, cry, bites and engorgement in the first few days and I never remained the same. Although I made the decision to exclusively breastfeed my baby for 6 months based on the recommendation during my antenatal classes, I didn’t realise…

Are we surviving or thriving

Mental Health: Are We Surviving Or Thriving?

Are we surviving or thriving? This week is Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 and the theme is: ‘Stress: are we coping?’ In a recent article, Mark Rowland explains the theme and proclaims that the single greatest thing we could do to prevent mental health problems is to reduce and avoid stress. Many of us are…

the best way to get rid of skin irritation

The Best Way To Get Rid Of Skin Irritation

When your skin is irritated, it could be in form of dry skin, layered skin, skin discoloration  or bumps on the skin. This could be caused by many factors such as: Eczema, Allergies or reaction to soap, Acne, Nibbles and stings, Ringworm of the body, Rashes due to wearing tight clothes or fake jewelery, Extreme…

Is it okay for people to touch your baby

Is It Okay For People To Touch Your Baby?

For some Mums, there’s nothing more frightening than when a stranger touches their baby without permission. One, you’re a stranger and you need to respect boundaries. Two, germs! Is it okay for people to touch your baby? Tired of people approaching her baby without invitation, one mother decided to take action and place a “no touching”…

How to help your child with autism sleep better

How To Help Your Child With Autism Sleep Better

Most children with Autism have sleeping difficulties. A lack of a good night’s sleep can affect not only the child but everyone in his or her family, especially mum. Their sleeping difficulties include difficulty falling asleep, inconsistent sleep routines, restlessness or poor sleep quality, waking early or waking frequently. [Autism: The myths and the facts]…

Seafood Okro Gumbo

Recipe – Seafood Okro Gumbo

Hi Mums! Our recipe of the week is Seafood Okro Gumbo. This recipe is not only mouth-watering but nutritious. Okro has amazing health benefits. It is a rich vegetable that has high source of fibre, it lowers blood sugar, relieves constipation, lowers cholesterol, boosts immunity. It is also a filler-food that curbs hunger and keeps…

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