5 Ways To Make The Year End More Meaningful

So, we’re almost at the end of the year…almost! It’s always tough to make that final push towards December and parents may feel a little sluggish this time of the year. So what can families do together to make these last few weeks of the year feel a little lighter? Here are some great tips […]

Screen Time: Another Way To Think About It

If the COVID-19 taught us anything, it’s that technology is not our enemy. Even though we hated the pandemic we thankfully had technology to help us get through those long, lonely days. Now life is pretty much back to normal and the worry is that kids are even more attached to their tech devices. So […]

How To Power Yourself Up In Spite Of Load Shedding

As the iciness of Winter sets in, load Shedding in is really getting South Africans down. But what if there is a deeper reason for the discombobulation that load shedding sets in motion? What if the blackouts and colder homes were less of a worry than all the feelings it generates in us – the […]

Three Things That Parents Of Mentally Healthy Kids Do

If anything positive came out of the pandemic, it was that Mental Health got a PR boost and people around the world began realising that the outside world has a direct effect on their inside well-being, and vice versa. It also made it very clear that when it comes to emotional health, parents and kids […]

The Big Benefits Of Boredom

By the second week of the holidays, we often hear our kids saying “I’m bored” all the time. So it can be really hard to decide how to keep your child busy and stimulated during the break. Let’s be honest, it doesn’t help that social media makes it look like every day should be like […]

Three Simple Weekly Rituals To Bring You Closer To Your Kids

We get it, parenting is not for sissies. Most of the time parents are stuck inside their latest to-do list and are just happy to get by without any injuries. The problem is you often end the week feeling depleted not just physically, but emotionally too. Not only because you’re totally exhausted but also because […]

Six Ways Parents Can Practise Self-Care

We ask our kids to love themselves unconditionally but it often feels very hard to do this ourselves, doesn’t it? So how, as a parent, can you accept yourself as you are, flaws and all? Well this may not be entirely possible, because everyone has a harsh voice lurking deep inside that threatens the peace. […]

Why New Year’s Resolutions Never Work

We’ve all been there: Over the holiday period, the mind starts to wonder and you get back in touch with your desires. You start to imagine that life could be different next year if only you were thinner, richer, happier or wiser. You want it pretty bad and so you plot and plan ways to […]

How Parents Can Better Manage Their Anxiety

On a normal day, parents feel anxious. But in Covid-times, this is exponential. So what can parents do to get on top of those ‘butterfly feelings’ and free them up to get on with the day? Well there is something that you can do – and if you’re up to the challenge it can be […]