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My child needs glasses. Now what?

My child needs glasses. Now what?

It is a shock to find out that one’s small child can’t see properly. I somehow thought because they are still small their eyes should be very good. Well, actually…Continue Reading

Let’s talk about teeth

Let’s talk about teeth

Dr. Louisa Piek is a practicing dentist and mom of three children – ages 9, 7 and 5. She very kindly agreed to answer some questions about kids’ teeth and…Continue Reading

The princess and the pea

The princess and the pea

I grew up with a number of sensory quirks, which seemed to run in the extended family. These goings on were duly noted and mostly disregarded. I recognise similar traits…Continue Reading

Dear Parent, is your liver making you angry?

Dear Parent, is your liver making you angry?

From time to time I want to write something for the parents. Raising children is rewarding, but tough. It tests the limits of patience, time, finances, self-restraint, boundaries and so…Continue Reading

10 Super eye foods for kids

10 Super eye foods for kids

We all know the saying: ‘You are what you eat.’ We now know that all sorts of physical, emotional and health problems could and should also be addressed nutritionally. Research…Continue Reading