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Are you a newly expecting mom? Here are 5 incredibly simple tips for maintaining a healthy pregnancy!

5 Simple Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy

Are you a newly expecting mom? Here are 5 incredibly simple tips for maintaining a healthy pregnancy!

Tampons and sanitary pads are not the only choices when it comes to menstrual products - there are many menstrual cup benefits you should know.

7 Menstrual Cup Benefits You Need To Know

Tampons and sanitary pads are not the only choices when it comes to menstrual products - there are many menstrual cup benefits you should know.

The Bad Food Habits We All Need To Leave In 2020 » Daily Cup of JoJo

When it comes to your health, there are some bad food habits that you might need to break. Here are a couple of tips you can implement into your food life.

"When we found out that we were expecting a boy, my husband acted as if a great weight had been lifted from his shoulders. He had an intense fear of raising a teenage girl who would PMS and end up liking and dating… boys! I have a sister and many female cousins, so there is no denying that my knowledge of boys and what to expect when you’re raising one is lacking. One of the most challenging decisions that I have had to make, as a mom of a boy, was whether to make the cut…

Circumcision | Parenting Hub

"When we found out that we were expecting a boy, my husband acted as if a great weight had been lifted from his shoulders. He had an intense fear of raising a teenage girl who would PMS and end up liking and dating… boys! I have a sister and many female cousins, so there is no denying that my knowledge of boys and what to expect when you’re raising one is lacking. One of the most challenging decisions that I have had to make, as a mom of a boy, was whether to make the cut…

"Stroke is the second biggest killer of women in South Africa. It is estimated that about 150 women suffer a stroke in South Africa every day. That is a stroke every 10 minutes. These statistics alone highlight the massive impact of stroke on women. This is why the Heart and Stroke Foundation SA (HSF) is joining forces with the World Stroke Organisation in its global campaign: “I am woman, stroke affects me” to raise awareness about stroke in women.

I Am Woman, Stroke Affects Me | Parenting Hub

"Stroke is the second biggest killer of women in South Africa. It is estimated that about 150 women suffer a stroke in South Africa every day. That is a stroke every 10 minutes. These statistics alone highlight the massive impact of stroke on women. This is why the Heart and Stroke Foundation SA (HSF) is joining forces with the World Stroke Organisation in its global campaign: “I am woman, stroke affects me” to raise awareness about stroke in women.

"A lot of us are horrified by how animals are treated in feedlots and as a result, there is a decided trend toward pasture-raised animals. The newly-instated Grass-fed Association of South Africa, with its aim to establish an environmentally friendly and economically viable grass-fed meat industry, bears testimony to this.

Is Grassfed Really Better? | Parenting Hub

"A lot of us are horrified by how animals are treated in feedlots and as a result, there is a decided trend toward pasture-raised animals. The newly-instated Grass-fed Association of South Africa, with its aim to establish an environmentally friendly and economically viable grass-fed meat industry, bears testimony to this.

Your little one’s delicate skin needs a lot of pampering when it comes to body care products. More sensitive, porous, dryer and more vulnerable to infections than adult skin, your baby’s skin needs body creams and washes that are safe and kind to their soft skin.

5 Care ingredients that are perfect for your baby’s skin

Your little one’s delicate skin needs a lot of pampering when it comes to body care products. More sensitive, porous, dryer and more vulnerable to infections than adult skin, your baby’s skin needs body creams and washes that are safe and kind to their soft skin.

Feeling the pinch? You’re not alone. It’s been a tough year, and the vast effects of the national lockdown meant all South Africans have had to tighten their belts. For some, this has meant giving up their routine salon appointments, be it for that bi-monthly manicure or a monthly spray tan. The good news is that it’s still possible to enjoy the results of your favourite treatment, by doing it at home.

How to perform your favourite beauty treatments at home | Parenting Hub

Feeling the pinch? You’re not alone. It’s been a tough year, and the vast effects of the national lockdown meant all South Africans have had to tighten their belts. For some, this has meant giving up their routine salon appointments, be it for that bi-monthly manicure or a monthly spray tan. The good news is that it’s still possible to enjoy the results of your favourite treatment, by doing it at home.

Win 2 months of wweekly yoga classes from Jivana Studio - enter online to win! In person classes in Midrand, South Africa or online classes #WinWithKaboutjie #Kaboutjie #Giveaway #Competition #Yoga #YogaClasses

WIN 2 months of weekly yoga classes

Win 2 months of wweekly yoga classes from Jivana Studio - enter online to win! In person classes in Midrand, South Africa or online classes #WinWithKaboutjie #Kaboutjie #Giveaway #Competition #Yoga #YogaClasses

What to Plant in January-Zones 1-10

Wondering What to Plant in January-Zones 1-10? This guide will help you figure out what to plant indoors or outdoors in January.

It’s a question no parent wants to ask. But as with so many things in life, knowledge really is power. We’ve outlined all you need to know about the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes so you know what to look for.

Could your child have Type 2 diabetes?

It’s a question no parent wants to ask. But as with so many things in life, knowledge really is power. We’ve outlined all you need to know about the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes so you know what to look for.

In 2019, a study by  Healthy Babies Bright Future, an alliance of NGO’s and scientists, found that 95% of conventional baby foods in the US are contaminated with toxic heavy metals including lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium, which can impact the growth of babies brains, lower IQ, and increase the risk of cancer. It also found that the effects of these toxins are cumulative, and that even low-level exposure in early life was of significant concern. 

Why Organic Is Best For Your Baby And Toddler

In 2019, a study by  Healthy Babies Bright Future, an alliance of NGO’s and scientists, found that 95% of conventional baby foods in the US are contaminated with toxic heavy metals including lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium, which can impact the growth of babies brains, lower IQ, and increase the risk of cancer. It also found that the effects of these toxins are cumulative, and that even low-level exposure in early life was of significant concern. 

This year I made it through giving birth during pandemic. I share my story for all the moms-to-be to know what to expect when giving birth during pandemic. #givingbirth #labor #momtobe #pandemicpregnancy

Giving Birth During Pandemic - What to Expect

This year I made it through giving birth during pandemic. I share my story for all the moms-to-be to know what to expect when giving birth during pandemic. #givingbirth #labor #momtobe #pandemicpregnancy

Every household needs emergency items stored in case of well, emergencies, natural disasters, power outages, etc. I've put together a list of the main items in an emergency kit full of preparedness supplies to stockpile in your pantry, basement, garage, etc. Breathe easier knowing you have plenty of the essential survival supply items. #emergencypreparednesskit #emergencypreparedness #emergencykit #emergencysupplieslist #emergencysupplies

25+ SMART Emergency Preparedness Kit Supplies

Every household needs emergency items stored in case of well, emergencies, natural disasters, power outages, etc. I've put together a list of the main items in an emergency kit full of preparedness supplies to stockpile in your pantry, basement, garage, etc. Breathe easier knowing you have plenty of the essential survival supply items. #emergencypreparednesskit #emergencypreparedness #emergencykit #emergencysupplieslist #emergencysupplies

Now more than ever it is essential to maintain good mental and physical health. Yoga benefits are plentiful and there are many that will surprise you. #Yoga #YogaBenefits #Health #Exercise

12 Yoga Benefits That Will Surprise You

Now more than ever it is essential to maintain good mental and physical health. Yoga benefits are plentiful and there are many that will surprise you. #Yoga #YogaBenefits #Health #Exercise

It is so important to offer nutrient rich foods to your baby and to minimize added sugar to ensure that your baby eats well and forms good eating habits. @happyfamilyorganics #Sugar #HappyFamilyOrganics #AdvertiseWithKaboutjie

Minimize Added Sugar In Your Child’s Diet

It is so important to offer nutrient rich foods to your baby and to minimize added sugar to ensure that your baby eats well and forms good eating habits. @happyfamilyorganics #Sugar #HappyFamilyOrganics #AdvertiseWithKaboutjie