It’s time to put those school shoes and backpack way in the back of the closet! The summer is here and so are the school holidays! The kids are rearing to go, but then it hits you … how are you going to keep them busy all summer long? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are 30 things you can do to keep the kids busy and happy during the holidays.

It can be really hard to say no to people, especially if you like to please people. You may feel the urge to say yes so that you won’t be judged, or feel like anyone is upset with you. A part of living and being smart is knowing that you don’t always need to say yes and you don’t need to feel guilty for saying no either.

Movember is here and we hope your stache is coming on nicely! Apart from men all over South Africa sporting some luscious lip lace, this month holds a much deeper and greater meaning. Movember aims to tackle awareness about prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.

This month is all about cancer awareness, more specifically, breast cancer. Almost all of us would have been touched by this disease in our lifetime, whether it be personally or through a loved one. According to the National Cancer Registry, 1 in 27 women are at risk of being diagnosed in their lifetime, making Breast Cancer the most common form of cancer amongst women in South Africa.

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. And it’s important that you look after your eyesight from a young age to prolong clear vision well into your later years. Here are some fun facts about your blinkers you might not have known before.

You’ve probably heard the news buzzing with these three letters recently. The NHI is still far from a reality, but this is what you have to know so far. 

You’ve probably scrolled through Facebook and came across image after image of perfectly portioned and brightly coloured lunches ready to go for the week. Pretty impressive right? If you haven’t started following the trend yourself, here are some tips on how to get started, and a few recipe suggestions.

Spring has arrived in sunny Africa … well almost, it’s just starting to peek through the winter woes but we’re so excited to say goodbye to the cold until next year. We can’t think of anything that signifies the arrival of Spring more than blossoms blooming on bare branches and birds bustling about in the garden.