21.10.2019 09:00 am
There will always be compromises when you are a working mom.
I found myself having a conversation with my 13-year-old son, letting him know that I can only spend time with him and his three-year-old sister after I have completed a work project.
Future generations also deserve to exist in a healthy environment that can help them flourish, not make them ill.
How confident are your children? Does their confidence vary in different situations? Parenty’s resident parenting expert, explains the importance of parents building their children’s awareness of confidence and a conscious effort to develop it daily will determine their potential.
Do you think the Constitutional Court would have a problem with us gently – lovingly – taping our kids to the wall? No? Okay!
In this day and age, while technology rules the roost, getting our kids outdoors can be difficult.
With a little over three weeks, until entries for Parenty’s Photography Competition close, we wanted to give you all a healthy dose of inspiration.
Children are individuals, individuals are different, and different isn’t abnormal
My body isn’t what I see in all the magazines.
Attachment parenting is quite a controversy in the parenting circles and as a parent, I can understand why. I’ve learned that parenting is about instinct and mostly winging it. There is no rule book, Only a million parenting opinions.
Wow, what a busy couple of months we have had. As nature would have it our kids are born in November, January, 2 in March and one in May. Sometimes it feels like I’m planning parties non-stop for 6 months of the year!
Today, for just a moment, as I watched the chaos unfold around me, for one single minute … I wished I wasn’t a parent.
All mothers have been shamed or judged at some point during their journey of raising children. Why do we do this to each other?
The reason I have tried to breastfeed for as long as possible is that I believe in the amazing benefits of breastmilk, over and above just feeding and hydrating her. It really is miraculous stuff.
I will always be is lazy – I will always lean back and let my child explore, experiment, fail, succeed, grow her imagination and discover her own boundaries.
Nobody ever said that being a mother would be easy… In fact, if we each think back to our baby showers. I’m almost positive that some mothers had a little twinkle in their eye. They knew what was coming.