WORLD READ ALOUD DAY – 1 FEBRUARY 2019

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WORLD READ ALOUD DAY ‘The fire of literacy is created by the emotional sparks between a child, a book and the person reading.’ There is huge potential in South Africa to turn our literacy crisis around so that reading becomes a powerful tool, to tackle inequality and poverty.  As Nelson Mandela said, ‘Education is the […]

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING TO STUDY AFTER GRADE 12

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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING TO STUDY AFTER GRADE 12 By Dr Naresh Veeran, Chief Commercial Officer of the Embury Institute for Higher Education For all high-school learners, the National Senior Certificate (NSC) represents the gateway to further study. But what exactly are the options available to the average South African student and, more importantly, does […]

HOW TO SECURE YOUR ONLINE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

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HOW TO SECURE YOUR ONLINE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE Online shopping is on the rise, but consumers need to be aware of how to keep themselves and their data safe from phishers and hackers. According to the fourth annual e‐commerce report released by market research firm Ipsos, by the end of 2018, South Africans would have conservatively […]

LANCEWOOD® LAUNCHES AN INCREDIBLE AND OH-SO-SPREADABLE TRIO

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LANCEWOOD® LAUNCHES AN INCREDIBLE AND OH-SO-SPREADABLE TRIO LANCEWOOD® is helping to take sandwiches from boring to moreish with the launch of Spread Delight! – a brand new range of delicious spreads made using real dairy. Combining good nutrition with terrific taste, Spread Delight! comes in three yummy flavours – Plain, Marmite® and Chocolate. The Plain […]

#REALBREAKFAST WITHOUT THE STRESS

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5 TIPS TO OWN YOUR MORNINGS Breakfast is meant to be the most important meal of the day, but for many families it’s the worst of times – a tense cocktail of sleepy-eyed parents, grumpy or distracted children, immovable school run deadlines, missing uniforms, lost books, short tempers and even food fights. It doesn’t have […]

SPREAD THE LOVE AND GIVE SOMEONE A HUG

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SPREAD THE LOVE AND GIVE SOMEONE A HUG It is known that human contact has many health benefits and can improve both psychological and physical development. As parents we are always looking for opportunities to hug our little ones. January 21st marked an incredible day for people to share a hug.  National Hug Day is a […]

FOOD’S INFLUENCE ON CHILDHOOD BEHAVIOUR AND LEARNING

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FOOD’S INFLUENCE ON CHILDHOOD BEHAVIOUR AND LEARNING Worldwide, allergies are on the rise, and in South Africa a staggering 40% of sufferers are children, according to the Allergy Foundation of South Africa – affecting quality of life and learning potential. The problem, and solution, to common allergy symptoms, says world-renowned nutrition expert Patrick Holford, is […]