Protecting your child in a dangerous online world

The online world is a treacherous obstacle course filled with deep and harmful craters.  Even more so for children who often can’t distinguish friend from foe. According to Bitdefender’s Teen and Online Threats Report, December 2017, seven out of 10 teenagers have strangers on their online friends’ lists and worse, seven out 10 interact with … Read moreProtecting your child in a dangerous online world

Does your child have an anxiety disorder?

anxiety disorder

Mental Health Awareness month October is Mental Health Awareness month and the focus for the 2018 theme is: ‘Young people and mental health in a changing world.’ The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) estimates that “anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in South Africa and about 1 in 5 South Africans … Read moreDoes your child have an anxiety disorder?

You Can’t Study for a Maths Exam…

Said No Teacher, Ever Children are often under the impression that they cannot study for a maths test or exam because they do not know which “numbers” the teacher will ask. However, the test will be based on work covered, so maths formulas need to be memorised and, in order to be prepared for any … Read moreYou Can’t Study for a Maths Exam…

No child should suffer from preventable diseases

Diarrhoea

How handwashing with soap can help save lives Many diseases, including diarrhoea, are transmitted by a failure to practice basic hygiene. Diarrhoea is the third leading cause of deaths among children under five and presents a major public health problem in South Africa1. The 2014 General Household Survey (GHS) recorded more than 60 000 childhood … Read moreNo child should suffer from preventable diseases

Sweet Indulgence- stylised candy and dessert tables

Catering for birthday parties, baby showers, weddings and more Sweet Indulgence is an events company that specializes in desserts and sweets. Kids Connection had the great opportunity to meet and talk to the owner of Sweet Indulgence, Belinda Brass, and ask her all about her unique business. Here is what Belinda had to say at … Read moreSweet Indulgence- stylised candy and dessert tables

Crazy Concepts- Playground Equipment

Create your dream play area With Children spending an increasing amount of time indoors and being evermore preoccupied with technology- the importance of outdoor play and physical activity has never been more important. Crazy Concepts is a company that creates playgrounds and play areas that children absolutely love. The company is an importer and distributor of quality … Read moreCrazy Concepts- Playground Equipment

VW Tiguan Allspace review – the perfect family car

family car

The perfect family car What makes the VW Tiguan Allspace such a special family car? It is obvious that this vehicle has been designed to meet almost every requirement a family has when they travel. Be it to school or an annual holiday. Extremely Spacious The boot area is huge (210mm longer than the previous … Read moreVW Tiguan Allspace review – the perfect family car

Young Entrepreneurs- shaping an entrepreneurial mindset

Inspiring children to become the architects of their own future Young Entrepreneurs is an extra-curricular programme that equips children with entrepreneurial skills. The company is located on 87 Main Road in Walmer. Kids Connection had the great opportunity to talk to the owner of Young Entrepreneurs, Ansulene Prinsloo, and find out why it is so … Read moreYoung Entrepreneurs- shaping an entrepreneurial mindset