1. Parenting Teens: Parental Authority vs. Peer Pressure

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    It’s one of the hardest things parents deal with: even if you’re trying to raise your child the right way, as soon as he walks out the door, you know he’s going to be exposed to all sorts of negative—even dangerous—influences. From dress to attitude to a popular culture that...
  2. Keeping Kids Safe from Predators Online and Offline

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    Technology & KidsIn today’s world, technology is unavoidable. It’s everywhere. Our children depend on it for their education, social interactions, and entertainment. As parents, we’re constantly trying to find that balance of allowing kids to stay socially connected and current with technology, while also making sure they’re not overusing it or engaging...
  3. Flower Season is upon us

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    The West Coast Flower Season is a bucket-list item for any nature lover or outdoor fan. Flower season is at its peak from August to September annually.                                                   ...
  4. Popular Kids Lunchbox Recipes Ideas

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    Great recipes for your kid’s lunchbox!Packing a lunch box day after day can be a bit of a challenge and it is just a question of time when you will run out of ideas. So try these tasty lunch box ideas to jazz things up a bit and to make...
  5. How to Build Self-esteem in Children and Teens

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    Something I’ve learned as a therapist and a mom is that you cannot “fix” your child’s self-esteem as a parent—though many of us make ourselves crazy trying to do just that. It’s hard to see our kids acting out and giving up because of insecurities, so we wrack our brains...
  6. Fly away Fly high

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    Human beings are the most amazing creatures. As the pinnacle of creation, we have a resilience second to none, with the ability to bounce back, to stand when things are crumbling around us and to keep hoping for better days.No matter what one hears on the news, there are some people...
  7. Cell attack

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    A while ago, we featured a watch-like device that can show UV radiation levels.There are steps we can take to protect ourselves from the sun’s radiation. But what about a more insidious radiation, that we carry around with us wherever we go? Our cell phones emit electromagnetic fields (EMFs)—also called Electric and Magnetic Fields....
  8. Career options I.T. and others

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    Is Information Technology a good career to get into?Some say, ‘Yes’. Others say it is no longer such a grand idea. Below is an extract from an American list. It shows the top 10 jobs, plus I.T. related positions, lower than 10. But how about our own beloved country? Here is data on South African...
  9. EcoMobility in South Africa

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    School children can ride electric bicycles, with appropriate cycling helmet, and adhering to the normal rules of the road, of course.Sandton hosted an EcoMobility Festival in 2015. For transport around town, some of these alternatives seem ideal. From a jeep look-alike to a one-seater car to an electric bicycle, the options...
  10. Diabetes in the young and old

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    I discovered the other day that our retired pastor has diabetes, which he did not have before. But diabetes is no respecter of age. It can happen in the young and old alike.Childhood diabetes is a growing problem, it seems. I am no expert on the subject, but those that...
  11. Exercise and smoothies

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    People of all ages like to look and feel vital and healthy. As you may have noticed, power, energy and stamina can change with age. Many take pills, powders and shakes to try to loose weight. But are those supplements good for you in the long term? Is fat really...
  12. Petrol price survival

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    How to survive the latest increase in the price of petrol and diesel. Many people are ditching the old gas guzzlers in favor of smaller, more fuel-efficient cars. Second hand cars reflect this trend, where a big, powerful car often sells for way less than a smaller car nowadays.One way to beat...
  13. How to Grow Herbs Indoors

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    Many kitchen gardeners love the convenience of fresh herbs at home, and what could be more convenient that an indoor herb garden? Even if you live in an apartment or condo without any outdoor space, you can grow herbs indoors. The ideal setting for an indoor herb garden is the...

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