When do you step in and when do you not when it comes to disciplining a stepchild?
Sleep training is one of those very controversial subjects where just the mention of the term can spark a fire of outrage and judgement faster than you can say “BOOM”.
About 96% of the time I love class/grade WhatsApp groups.
I strongly disagree with the guilt-inducing practice of placing unnecessary pressure on moms to breastfeed.
When you are surrounded by tiny people who struggle to verbalize their needs but are really frikken needy, trust me, you can lose your shit very quickly!
We live in the beautiful city of Pretoria, South Africa. The capital! A city known for its warm people and purple Jacaranda streets.

Mini chocolate mousse doughnuts

This easy baked doughnut recipe is sure to be a hit with your friends and family, try them soon!

My Biggest Mistake – Trusting The South African School System

85% of almost 9000 moms were told by a school or teacher to medicate their kids for ADHD.

The Great Equalizer Podcast – Why modern moms are so damn tired

Parenty has joined forces with The Great Equalizer, an unfiltered, honest and (at times) irreverent account of the realities of being a parent in modern-day South Africa.

Why I yearn for a positive father – daughter relationship between my husband and daughter

‘Positive father-daughter relationships are equally as important as that of a mother and her daughter’.

How to avoid being dethroned by your child

I’d like to think of myself as the Queen of my castle…

I need more patience with my kids

Ever feel like you should be more patient? Or if only I was more patient!

The Great Equalizer Podcast – Stay at home moms

Parenty has joined forces with The Great Equalizer, an unfiltered, honest and (at times) irreverent account of the realities of being a parent in modern-day South Africa.

Why it’s OK for us to say ‘no’ to our children sometimes

There is a constant tug-of-war between doing what you think is right, and doing what you think other parents believe is right.

My experience with hiring and keeping a nanny

As much as it is in your home, being a nanny is still a job and should be treated like one

Parents vs Gogos: Dealing with pushy grandparents

Where do you draw the line, and how? Is it even necessary?

‘Mommy, my brain won’t listen to me’

What we don’t know about the child with ADHD

I’ve become paranoid about raising a girl in SA

The realities are, women and children are vulnerable targets, abused, raped and taken advantage of.

Google generation versus traditional medicine advocates

The world back then was not what it is today and so we must evolve as parents and pick and choose what advice to take or ignore.

How do we as mothers overcome our feelings of being unappreciated?

When everything seems so overwhelming and nothing we do seems right


 


 


 

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