Shaken Baby Syndrome

A large number of child deaths are reported in South Africa each year. A lot of deaths relate to neglect, abuse or murder. Despite this, there's a knowledge gap in relation to understanding the issue....

Amniotic fluid problems

The importance of amniotic fluid Amniotic fluid is essential for pregnancy and foetal development. Amniotic fluid is a watery substances residing inside a casing called the amniotic membrane or sac. ...

Choosing a pre-school

Becoming a parent is a momentous; life-changing event filled with hopes, expectations and naturally some fears. Parents often learn and grow alongside their children, as they face the challenges of pa...

Newborn reflexes

Although newborn babies are physically helpless and vulnerable at birth, they have a number of amazing innate abilities or reflexes. Reflexes are involuntary movements or actions, designed to protect ...


Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast that can lead to infection. The word “mastitis” is derived from the Greek word “mastos” meaning “breasts”, while the suffix “-itis” denotes “inflammation”. Ma...

Pelvic floor exercises

Although your new baby will probably bring you immense emotional satisfaction, physically you may feel uncomfortable and strange in your own skin. After 9 months of pregnancy and hormonal changes, you...


Babies cry because they need to communicate something and most parents, especially new moms, find it distressing to see or hear an unhappy baby. In time, you will learn to recognize the various causes...

Antenatal Classes

Antenatal classes are informative sessions provided to prepare expecting parents for the birth of their child and the early days of being a parent.Most antenatal classes are run by Midwives and occasi...


The Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 was launched on the 11 May 2011. It is a global declaration of war against road crashes and fatalities. According to Mr Sibusiso Ndebele, MP Minister of ...

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome

    Tuesday, 21 July 2015 16:28
  • Amniotic fluid problems

    Thursday, 14 May 2015 12:54
  • Choosing a pre-school

    Friday, 10 April 2015 17:50
  • Newborn reflexes

    Tuesday, 03 March 2015 15:49
  • Mastitis

    Tuesday, 03 March 2015 15:41
  • Pelvic floor exercises

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015 17:20
  • Colic

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015 17:11
  • Antenatal Classes

    Monday, 03 June 2013 09:34
  • Strap-in-the-Future

    Thursday, 30 June 2011 13:52
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Fantasy Forest
Description: Fantasy Forest provides hours of entertainment for children of all ages. There is something for everyone; from bumper cars to Ten Pin Bowling, Go Carts to a Pool and Action Bar, as well as Foofie slides, mini Golf and an amusement Arcade. Parents can monitor their kids while they play and simultaneously log on at the Odyssey internet Cafe or grab a bite to eat at the Food court.
Flag Farm Animal Farm
Description: Flag Farm Animal Farm is ideal for young children. This beautiful, hilly setting offers an abundance of fun and educational activities. Kids can learn how to milk a cow and feed or cuddle other tame farm animals, such as chickens, ducks, rabbits, cows, goats, sheep, geese, and various types of birds. While your child enjoys a pony ride; set up a picnic, make a braai, or alternatively frequent the on-site tea garden.
Golden Hours Family Market
Description: The Golden Hours Family Market is held every sunday to raise funds for the Golden Hours School for special Needs Children. Situated under the mango trees you will find both craft and commercial traders, breakfast and roast lunch stalls, an adventure playground for children and safe parking. Other kiddie activities include; train and tractor rides, quad bikes, a mini wheel and on occasion, pony rides.
The Candle Dipping Shop
Description: Nurture your child's creative side, by treating them to an outing at the Candle Dipping Shop. The shop provides fun-filled activities for children of all ages. Select a candle and dip it in different colours to make your own design. Choose an animal candle, such as a bunny, teddy or owl and paint the eyes, beak, etc, or a table candle which can be dipped in rainbow colours, or make a theme like pink and purple. The options are endless. Children under the age of 6 have to be supervised by an adult.
Tots 'n Pots
Description: Cooking couldn't be more fun, useful, cute or mess free; than taking a trip to Tots 'n Pots in La Lucia. Safely introduce your child to the culinary world, where they can have fun making friends, learning recipes using natural and preservative free ingredients where possible, playing with baking shapes, experimenting with new tastes and textures. Children are divided into groups on the basis of their age: 18 months-3 yrs. and 2-6 yrs. Classes foster pride in cooking accomplishments, provide education about healthy nutrition, introduce basic maths through measuring and weighing, and encourage fine motor co-ordination through processes such as mixing, whisking and stirring.