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Toy Story

Toy Story As soon as you walk into the house you stumble over a plastic motorbike or step on a pain-inducing piece of Lego. It can sometimes feel like your whole house has turned into a scene from Toy Story. But is your child playing with toys appropriate for his or her age group or […]

Profmed announces new Principal Officer and CE

Profmed Appointment: Craig   Profmed announces new Principal Officer and CE, Craig Comrie   Medical scheme, Profmed, is pleased to announce  the appointment of Craig Comrie, as the business’s new Principal Officer and CE. Comrie is succeeding Graham Anderson, who has been at the helm of the organisation since 2003 and has grown the scheme’s […]

Profmed Stress Index

Profmed Stress Index   Rising financial stress among SA professionals The 2018 Profmed Stress Index indicates that financial stress among South African professionals has increased when compared to last year, where previous numbers were attributed to work stress. The index, which is compiled from the responses of nearly 2 500 of Profmed’s professional membership base, […]

Activities to keep your toddler entertained

Activities to keep your toddler entertained Toddler-dom is such a difficult time for a little one, they’re not babies anymore and they’re not big yet. Keeping your toddler entertained with age appropriate activities is key to having a happy child. Below we’ve identified activities to do with your little one indoors and outdoors. Colour sorting Buy […]

The benefits of a baby massage

  The benefits of a baby massage The first few weeks of bringing your little bundle of joy home can be overwhelming. You might not even get to brush your own hair in those first few weeks of settling into your new life, let alone think of doing a baby massage on your new-born. Rest […]

Travelling with a Toddler

Travelling with a Toddler When you start planning a family holiday, the last thing you think about is the anxiety that can be coupled with travelling with a toddler. You only think about the special memories you’ll make and the fun that you’ll have with your little tribe. But the reality is that travelling on […]

Sleep 101

Sleep 101 According to a recent study published in the UK Independent, new parents will get less than 5 hours of uninterrupted sleep in an average night during the first year of their baby’s life, it also found that parents sleep 59% less than the recommended eight hours a night, losing the equivalent of 50 nights of […]

You’re expecting – now what?

  You’re expecting – now what?   Congratulations! Whether you’re excited or still a bit surprised, or maybe a mixture of both, now is the time to relax and take things easy as the next few months may bring a few unexpected twists and turns. Here are 5 things you should do as soon as […]

Hello baby – Visiting a newborn

  Hello baby – Visiting a newborn The moment you’ve been waiting is finally here, you’re bringing your brand-new baby home for the first time! But what now? How do you handle the eager visitors that want to come and greet your precious little bundle?  It’s quite understandable that close friends and family would want […]

Are you suffering from Sick Building Syndrome?

Have you ever felt flu-like symptoms at work? Have you ever arrived home, only for those symptoms to disappear? If the answer is yes, you could be suffering from Sick Building Syndrome (SBS).   According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), SBS is used to describe a situation where employees or other building […]