12 Christmas Gift Ideas for That Special Woman in Your Life!

Whether you are shopping for your mother, daughter, life partner, granddaughter, grandmother, or a valued employee, that perfect gift can be elusive. But, if you’re looking for the perfect gift for that special woman in your life this Christmas, you’ve come to the right place. We’re the first to admit that it can be tricky […]

Yep, there’s a day for that!

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, on a mountain, in a land, far, far away, you must have wondered just how many ‘National Awareness Days’ there really are! There are the ones where you shave your head. Others where you shave your moustache. Still others where you shave your… well, you get the idea. […]

NASA Offers Wealth of Educational Activities for Kids at Home

We may be gradually returning to ‘normal’ but the Omicron variant has made it abundantly clear that we could be back in isolation at the stroke of a pen. When the US Center for Disease Control first recommended that children refrain from going to school, what concerned parents most was educational substitution. They worried about […]

How to Teach Your Kids About Money

Everyone knows that being a parent is just plain expensive. There is school, the pediatrician, the clothes, a well-stocked fridge – the whole lot. But knowing how best to save money and talk about it with your children can be less straightforward. Talking about money with anyone – let alone your own children – can […]

10 Home Security Tips for the Holiday Season…

Unfortunately, where-ever there are people, there is crime. And while most crime is opportunistic, the holiday season provides fertile ground for professional thieves and burglars. The last thing anyone wants (or needs) is to come home after a vacation to find their home ransacked. While you can’t guarantee your home is safe, you can minimise […]

Where does all that dust come from and what’s really in it?

Dust is everywhere but what's in it?

You did a full spring clean yesterday but it’s already sneaking it’s way back. Dust! It’s a battle you can’t win. Everything in our homes gathers dust. But what exactly is it? Where does it come from, and why does it keep coming back? Is it from outside? Is it fibres from our clothes and […]

NWS Has Added a ‘Destructive’ Alert Level to the SMS Warning System!

The violence of storms...

If Hurricane Ida made one thing clear, it’s that we should all expect the unexpected when it comes to Mother Nature’s fury! With a damage bill exceeding $50 billion, 97 confirmed deaths and a sustained wind speed of 150mph, it may be a stark warning about the future. Rather prophetically, the National Weather Service started […]

Is your teen vaping?

Teen vaping

Teens are vaping. A lot. And while a certain level of experimentation is normal, it’s important to know the risks. Vaping is the inhaling of a vapour created by an electronic cigarette, better known as an e-cigarette. E-cigarettes are battery-powered smoking devices. They contain cartridges filled with a liquid that is typically a mix of […]

It’s Time We Paid Attention to PyroCumulus Thunderclouds!

Last year saw the entire world grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, is the threat of a nuclear winter something that we should be worrying about? This whole idea stems from wildfire thunderclouds. Wildfire thunderclouds are plumes of smoke generated from intense heat as it builds up and gets funneled into the stratosphere. It’s […]