How we speak to our children, becomes their inner voice… Our fears, anger and disappointments become theirs.
Now, let me be clear, I am not advocating lying. Obviously lying is wrong! We were taught that as kids, and now we pass that lesson on to our children… But…
You think to yourself. Where did it all go wrong?
This week on The Great Equalizer, Sam relays her journey to being crowned Mom of the Year, Charlene survived the wedding (in case you were wondering) and we talk future-proofing your child with human potential and parenting expert Nikki Bush.
How can we connect with our children more?
September is NICU Awareness Month, let’s share our stories in support of those parents who are busy living their story right now.

Teens Is your teen suicidal? These are the important signs to look out for

If I think back to my teenage years, I felt overwhelmed by my feelings and found solace in unhealthy behaviours.

Pre-Schooler What are the top 10 open-ended toys and why are they so important?

Almost all creativity requires purposeful play – Abraham Maslow

Baby Imaginative play and how it can benefit your child

Our children need us to remind them that their own unique and imaginative play is something to be treasured.

Teens Nutrition plays a key role in your child’s athletic performance and success

It becomes quite complex because you would need to analyse how quickly your body burns fuel.

Pre-Schooler Perfectly imperfect art

Art speaks the language of my soul, it calms my nerves and helps me let go of all those daily anxieties that come with being a mom.

Primary Schooler My child is going vegan. What now?

Parenty’s resident paediatric dieticians, Kath Megaw & Nutrpaed, give some tips to ensure your vegan child is eating a balanced diet.

Teens Matric finals: Top tips to help your teen perform & keep your own anxiety in check

It is worth remembering that parents and guardians also have an important role to play in ensuring their children perform optimally when the time comes.

Teens How to encourage our children to become valuable sportsmen and women

People have always been fascinated with the “why” and the “what” that makes the rich so successful.

Teens Beware: Change can knock you right off your feet, but is it all bad?

I measured my self worth according to others. I put them first, always.

Start making an effort on your kids’ education

We investigate thoroughly to see if our partners are cheating, but we cannot investigate the institutions we trust with our children’s education?

Baby The solids journey & baby’s development

Starting solids soon? Wondering where to start? Here’s a general look at starting your solids journey from a developmental perspective.

Teens How to groom your child’s talent

‘How do I identify talent’ and ‘how do I groom the talent’.

Teens Don’t be afraid to ask for help

Asking for help and support is a lot easier once you get past the silly notion of it being a negative thing.

Pre-Schooler What parenting style do you fit into?

Being raised by baby boomers, parenting took on an entirely different format, it was just that, parenting.




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