Category: Girls’ Stuff
My sister’s husband is violent and abusive. On several occasions, after a beating, we have tried to remove her from the house but she keeps going back. What do we do? The guy is dangerous and we fear he may cause irreparable damage or even kill her during one of his outbursts. Is it wise to leave her there? (Amanda, Jos)Read More
Curtains are no doubt an essential part of the home. The design and pattern of curtains change the outlook of the home instantly; they can add to the beauty of the home or detract from it depending on how they are used. New curtains have no substitute; they give the home a fresh outlook and create warmth on cold nights. Good curtains tend to be a bit expensive, so you need to make enquiries before making a final decision.Read More
Want to feel better, have more energy and even add years to your life? Just exercise.
The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. Everyone benefits from exercise, regardless of age, sex or physical ability.
Nutrition during pregnancy is very important; what the mother feeds on is also what the baby or babies feed on. The right nutrition promotes the growth and formation of the baby.
It could, however, be sometimes confusing to know what foods to consume or not and in the right amounts, especially as there is so much conflicting information. Is it important to eat enough fish, or does it contain too much mercury? Do you need meat for protein, or is it too fatty? Are eggs okay, or do they have too much cholesterol? However, there are many ways to ensure that both mother and child are getting the required nutrients. Here is some advice from nutrition experts on top pregnancy foods. You do not have to eat them all, select your favourites and give your gestation period a nutritional boost.Read More
On a particular day of the week, probably Saturdays you can look through the recipes and put together a new menu plan for the week. This covers the breakfast, lunch and dinner. As you make use of the plan, you may even adapt previous menus from past weeks or months to plan a new week. It is important to have many varieties so that the meals do not become monotonous. You can develop new recipes monthly or as occasion demands.Read More