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How To Keep Your Children Safe In…

November 15, 2018

1. SUNSCREEN, SUNSCREEN AND MORE SUNSCREEN! I cannot stress this enough. The damage that causes skin cancer in adulthood can start in childhood. Every child needs sunscreen, regardless of skin tone. Melanin is a pigment found in the skin that…

Keep Your Swimming Pool Safe This Summer

October 18, 2018

South Africa has updated its pool safety regulations this year and now all private swimming pools not only need to be fenced off, but they also need to be fitted with either a pool cover or safety net when not…

Drowning 101: Understanding The Biology

October 15, 2018

Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury-related death worldwide. In SA, the number of drownings has increased significantly over the years, with drowning mortality highest in children under 15 years of age. Shockingly, South Africa has been ranked…

The Dangers of Party Balloons

September 10, 2018

We recently celebrated my daughter’s two-year birthday and, of course, decorated the house with balloons. No children’s birthday party is complete without balloons and although they are very popular with kids, they can also be extremely dangerous. Which is why…