Topic “2019”

Pretoria Summer Dec/Jan/Feb 2019/2020

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Date when this becomes a back issue: 
20 November 2019

Durban Summer Dec/Jan/Feb 2019/2020

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Date when this becomes a back issue: 
20 November 2019

Cape Town Summer Dec/Jan/Feb 2019/2020

Back Issue Code: 

Date when this becomes a back issue: 
20 November 2019

Joburg Summer Dec/Jan/Feb 2019/2020

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Date when this becomes a back issue: 
20 November 2019

Mindful Parenting

How to be more present in your and your child’s life.
By: 
Carmel Murugen
Mindfulness practice is being increasingly touted by science and psychology for its benefits to your health and mental wellbeing. Mindful parenting refers to being in tune with your inner state, watching yourself when something happens that would normally upset you, and being intentional about modifying your words and behaviour when responding to your child. It’s about cultivating the ability to be fully present in the moment.

Get ready for back to school

When the holidays are over and reality kicks in, you’ll need to focus on getting into the school routine again. We are here to help.
By: 
Child magazine
Timing is everything
After weeks of school holidays and playing, it can be challenging for children to go back to school.

5 Top Trends in Education for the Next 3-5 Years

How the approach to education will shift in response to the challenges faced by today's students.
By: 
Lisa Illingworth
 
5 Top Trends in Education for the Next 3-5 Years
 
Trend One: Seeing Education as a Business

Words don't come easy

For dyslexic children, reading and sounding words is a huge challenge, but with perseverance and help, they can overcome this difficulty.
By: 
Juliet Newberry

Can you imagine picking up a book and encountering text that is so difficult to read that not many words make sense? You look around and notice all the other children are giggling as they read, answering the teacher’s questions and seemingly enjoying the story that just makes no sense to you?

This is the plight of 5–10% of children in school today. Some sources say that 17% of the world’s population have or may be identified with dyslexia.

New baby on the way?

Be prepared when baby decides to enter the world. Our handy checklist of must-haves, suggestions, and a few nice-to-haves will ensure you’re all set for the big day.
By: 
Child magazine

Start sooner rather than later

By 37 weeks you should have made the majority of your purchases so that you can enjoy the last few weeks of pregnancy. This is especially important for your hospital bag because you never know when you might need it.

Pack that bag

Try to have your bag packed by around week 36 of your pregnancy. Knowing you’ve got everything you need for your baby’s birth will make you feel more relaxed. Check with your hospital or birthing centre to see what they have available for your use while in labour.

Q&A: your health questions answered

Some common health concerns explained.
By: 
Child magazine
Why does my child always wet her bed?
Bedwetting is a form of enuresis, or loss of bladder control. Trish Holgate, a social worker who specialises in counselling children, says: “A child under the age of about four years who is wetting their bed should really not be considered enuretic.
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