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Sitting in the waiting room bidding my time to meet Consultant Paediatrician Dr. Hashir Ariff (MBBS(Lond) DCH(UK) CCST(UK) FRCPCH(UK)), I could clearly see he is swamped with tiny patients. Some...

At the beginning of this year, I decided that I would write a series of letters. As it turns out, this has proved to be a rather unreliable process, with...

Jogging on a Monday morning after dropping the kids to school, I overheard two moms talking about head lice and the menace it has caused in their day to day...

Muslims around the world are eagerly awaiting the sighting of the moon to welcome Ramadan again. For many, Ramadan is a critical month for spiritual growth, a time to focus...

Ahhh mothers’ day, the only day of the year us mothers get our praises sung, get acknowledged, felicitated, recognized and basically be treated as the Queens that we are. You...

"Mama what is Valentines' day?" asks my eleven-year-old son. As the go-to parent who deals with all sorts of awkward questions, I should be used to this by now. But...

With the holiday season around the corner and faced with the abundance of food wherever we go, most people are gearing up for weeks of overeating and drinking. While indulging...

It has been a while since I wrote to you my readers and just like you, I have been bombarded with nothing but negativity in the media. And just as...

it's 2017 and I just completed ten years of motherhood. In the age of the internet mums, I guess I am what you called "experienced". With the advent of Facebook,

This blog is all about you my dear reader and I am pleased with the response to my first blog - The wandering husband. My sole objective is to remind you,

Who is at risk for cervical cancer? HPV infection: Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women age under the age of 45yrs. The women, who become sexually active from...

The Mover and Shaker Corporate mover and shaker dressed in designer clothing and to be found at every cocktail and society function in town. Being the centre of attention is...

Early preparation is a habit that should be adapted in the child through their home environment. The child should have a study area with no distractions or clutter; one that...

But also my personal belief is that women are intuitively better at teaching as they are more empathetic towards children and their needs. They also have the natural tolerance that...

This is where Saaraketha comes in. The only 'certified organic' retailer with an unbelievably diverse range of products that cover the gamut from heirloom rice to fresh fruits and vegetables,

That's where a good quality multivitamin comes in. I look at vitamins as an insurance policy to round out the gaps in our diet. So, we eat a healthy diet...

I spend my days with students from kindergarten to grade 5, all with weak grades in a resource room which allows me to improve the quality of their performance. It's very...

Most of us can't wait to celebrate being 6 years old for example, but by the time your 38th birthday rolls around, or goodness forbid your 44th (gulp), the excitement has...

Husband looks mildly puzzled, but experience has taught him to just let me elaborate. Which I do, but as is always the case with me, my words only manage to...

And frankly, it annoys me. Being a mother is one of the greatest roles a woman takes on in her life, if not the greatest. Should we not prepare for this...

From a Teacher’s Point of View… I tend to look at students from a professional point of view. I always start my parent conference with a question to the parent about their...