The Great Equalizer Podcast – Future proof your child

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.

Every child will ask their parent what they think they should be when they grow up. Are you ready with an answer? If you just mouthed “Hell no!” then we’re right there with you. We don’t even know what we wanna be when we grow up!


Luckily, Nikki Bush knows a thing or two about parenting AND the future – and she’s written a book about it to help a sister out. Co-authored with parent, futurist and global speaker Graeme Codrington, the latest edition of Future-Proof Your Child for the 2020s and Beyond doesn’t just paint a picture of what the future might hold for the next generation, it offers some practical advice for parents, guiding us to build solid foundations for our children. This book is an invaluable guide that helps parents create realistic and relevant parenting goals that will set our children up to thrive, no matter what awaits them in future.

Quite honestly, guys, talking to Nikki made The Great Equalizer gals feel a lot less anxious about our kids’ future. You want to read this book! But also… You want to listen to this episode!

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TGEThe Great Equalizer is hosted by local Joburg moms, Sam Herbst and Charlene Armstrong, who believe that all parents are rocking the same kind of crazy. It doesn’t matter who you were pre-kid, what colour skin you’re in, how rich or poor you are, or whether you’re gay or straight… If you’re a parent, you know what it’s like to smell your kid’s butt in public and you can probably identify with fantasising about killing your sleeping partner during a 03:00 am wakeup call.

Here at The Great Equalizer we laugh, bitch and cry about the ups and downs of our current upside-down. There’s just one rule (and it’s non-negotiable)… absolutely NO JUDGIES. Okay? Okay.

*And because your hosts don’t know what the frack they’re doing 99% of the time, we touch base with experts who do. So, hey, you may just learn something too ????

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