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Listeria hysteria, is it valid? Listeria or Listeriosis whatever you call it has been around for years. Is the hysteria over the listeria outbreak warranted? In my opinion it is too little too late. The outbreak was bound to happen, and here’s why. Food safety in South Africa South Africa does not have a central authority […]

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Online shopping

Here are 10 reasons to grocery shop on line. In June 2015 I started this blog and in the first article I spoke about how much I saved with online shopping.  Nearly 2 years later, I can still say it is worth the hassle. Yes it was a huge learning curve on how to do […]

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Family Calendar

Organised Chaos Calendars Creating a calendar for the family, helps avoid the clashing of schedules. I know in our house we often seem to go for ages with nothing and then 5 events on one day. How many do you have? If your school has 20 children in a class and you have 3 children […]

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This week we tackle the car, this is a fairly tough task, for those mom’s with little kids. keeping the car clean! Every time you get into the car you bring the outside in with you! Then the kids eat or drink in the back of the car so, inevitably, there is spillage, whether it’s the […]

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In May 2015 it became law that all children under the age of 4 must be restrained in an age appropriate car seat or booster seat. The consequences of not following the law could be devastating to your family.   I wrote about this last year as I am very passionate about this safety issue. http://kasheringyourlife.co.za/index.php/2015/11/22/how-much-do-you-love-your-child/. […]

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Medications are a necessary part of life when living with kids.  Especially essential is having a good first aid kit and the right medications are important. Plasters of all sizes are a must but make sure they are not in reach of toddlers and young children otherwise you will be going through boxes by the […]

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This week the 2nd month of the year begins! I can’t believe how fast it is already going. We have been sorting and organising for a month so far and I want to know how are you doing? Are you practically paper free? Are you making contact with others? This week we look at creating […]

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I would like to introduce a special guest writer, Felicity Ahern.  She is someone whom my mother and I have tried for ages to persuade her to write her own blog.  Reading her Facebook posts about simple everyday parenting moments, often has us in stitches!  So far, no luck. I did, however, ask her to […]

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Drownings and near drownings If you own a pool, if your friend owns a pool, if your parents, or anyone you know, owns a pool, then this is for you. When someone falls into a swimming pool you only have around 60 seconds to take action before there is a risk of permanent and, sometimes, […]

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Distracted Driving

What is that text message worth? Last week I wrote about seat belts.  This week I look at something that causes 25% of all accidents in South Africa. Besides speeding and drunk driving, texting while driving is the biggest cause of road accidents in South Africa. In January 2014 there were a reported 1376 road […]

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