What to do in the event of theft

November 30, 2017

Theft is an invasion of your privacy. Assuming that no bodily harm has occurred, in which case medical treatment is a priority, it is important to take the necessary steps to protect yourself and your information as a matter of urgency. Contact the police to report the crime They will open a case number which […]

Tips for safe holiday travel

June 26, 2017

According to the Green Peace Index (GPI), Iceland is the safest holiday destination on the globe! If you’re planning a mid-year break and want something a little closer to home than Iceland, there are still some unexplored treasures along our beautiful coastline that are safe for families looking for some adventure. The West Coast Blanketed […]

How to tackle those pesky cleaning jobs

June 19, 2017

There are some items in the home that probably don’t get the cleaning attention they deserve because you’re not really sure how to clean them. Think about it, the beautiful chandelier with the delicate fabric shade is a talking piece for more reasons than you’d care to mention. In all honesty, there are a number […]

Is your neighbourhood vulnerable?

June 14, 2017

When intruders successfully break into homes, they know exactly where neighbourhoods are vulnerable and this leads to an increase in crime in specific areas. You’ll notice clusters of reported crimes if you follow the press or community social media pages. If you have an armed response monitoring system at your home, it is well worth […]

Hygiene habits your mom should have taught you

June 12, 2017

Hygiene is one of those things few people talk about but make no mistake, you need to know what is expected in terms of personal hygiene. Bad breath or body odour can ruin relationships and some advice for the guys, a quick dry shower over your sweaty body just won’t suffice. In the end, poor […]

State of the nation

June 5, 2017

Ever considered that there’s more to the state of our nation than the state of our exchange or interest rate? That perhaps the state of our cities and minds is as important, if not more so, than the current value of the rand. Cleanliness has no currency but its value is great nonetheless. The loss […]

The disturbing link between school shootings and unemployment rates

May 12, 2017

Last month, we heard of another tragic shooting in San Bernardino, California. Cedric Anderson, 53, walked into North Park Elementary School and fatally shot his wife in her class. He also killed an 8 year old child in the crossfire, before turning the gun on himself. According to research published in January this year, school […]

Road trip do’s and dont’s

April 11, 2017

If you haven’t tried it yet, now’s the time to do your first road-trip. It’s the stuff memories are made of. For years to come, you’ll be reminded of your trip when your song plays on the radio so take careful note to pack music for all generations – its part of the fun. Road […]

Technology trends you need to know about

February 16, 2017

Technology has infiltrated our daily lives and we have learnt to accept it and grown to trust it. In a world where people crave connections and instant gratification, our ridiculous demands are busy driving technology innovation trends. The latest stats reveal significant increases in internet and social media usage which calls for increased vigilance on […]

How clean are our schools?

January 19, 2017

FACT. Your child spends more time at school than anywhere else except home. FACT. Schools can have a major effect on children’s health. With hundreds of children gathered in one place day after day, schools are a breeding ground for illness and the spread of disease. Any mother will attest to the fact that once […]

Tips for holiday season shopping

December 9, 2016

You’ve probably heard it by now, the general consensus is to leave the children at home when you do your shopping. Not only will you be able to get in and out more quickly but you will end up spending less and won’t have to worry about their safety in the crowds. For many retailers, […]

What you need to know before you hit the road this holiday season

December 8, 2016

The facts are sobering and that’s why we’re sharing them with you. Road Safety, particularly over the holiday season is of paramount importance. The stats reveal that: • An estimated 1 in 4 crashes involve cell phone distraction, hand-held or hands free. (South African Guild of Motoring Journalists – SAGMJ) • More than 900 people […]