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How To Organise Your Drug Cupboard

January 29, 2020

There is no right or wrong way to organise your drug cupboard, in fact there are quite a few different ways you might want to do this. The most important thing is to categorise your medications to make them easy…

How To Discard Of Expired Or Unused…

January 13, 2020

I usually go through all my medications during National Pharmacy Month in September since that’s when I usually remember to do so. It’s also the month I make time to reorganise my drug cupboard. However, this year I have seen…

Are Essential Oils Safe For Children?

November 29, 2019

South Africa has joined the new oil boom and you can now readily find doTERRA and Young Living essential oils on our shores. With all the apparent “positive” effects these oils are having and especially since I am seeing so…

Gas or Wood? How To Safely Keep…

July 2, 2019

We are now well into winter and definitely feeling the chill! South African homes are not well equipped to withstand the cold and we have to resort to various heating appliances to stay warm during winter. This is why structural…

When Your Child Eats A Silica Gel…

May 28, 2019

I’m sure many of you are familiar with those little sachets you find in almost anything these days.  The ones with the massive “DO NOT EAT” all over them. I have seen my fair share of hysterical parents bring their…

Tips For Choosing The Right High Chair

February 7, 2019

Before going out and buying a high chair it’s important to know the safety requirements. A US study found that more than 9 400 children, aging three years and younger, were treated each year for high chair related injuries in…

Baking With Your Little Ones; Safety and…

December 5, 2018

This weekend I plan on doing a little baking with my daughter. We are going to make cookies for her friends at playschool. My daughter loves getting involved in the kitchen which usually means I have to be super vigilent…

Top Choking Hazards For Babies and Toddlers

October 25, 2018

We recently went to a very popular restaurant for lunch and to my astonishment there were vending machines with gumballs and other small toys, right next to the jungle gym. This is a disaster waiting to happen! Children under 3…