Parenting

Puberty Differences Between Boys and Girls

Teen boy and girl

As a parent, you probably remember this time when you were transitioning from childhood into the world of adulthood . It is called puberty age, and it can be a confusing and overwhelming time for many kids. Their bodies undergo physical and hormonal changes. There are many differences between boys …

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10 Tips On How To Prepare Your Kids For Adulthood

Happy teen girl

It takes time for teenagers to slowly learn and practice important adult life skills, like managing finances, driving a car, finding a job, doing their own laundry, arranging medical appointments, and more. This means you need to start early to prepare your kids for adulthood. Even small kids can be …

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Money Lessons For Little Ones From House Kolisi

Child counting coins

7 year-old Nic Kolisi is saving for a car. Not just a remote control one; a real car as well! Although, having done the maths with mom, Rachel Kolisi, on how long he’ll need to save for him to reach his R100 000 target, he’s now having a slight crisis in confidence …

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Baby Formula Guide

Mixing baby formula

The benefits of breast milk for the baby can not be overestimated. It has been scientifically proven that breastfeeding meets all the needs of the baby’s body in the first year of life and strengthens the immune system. In addition, it is also a close emotional connection between mother and …

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Treating Knee Injuries In Children At Home

Sore knee

Most children have high energy levels; hence you find them jumping, running around which leads them to experiencing many injuries in their childhood. Breaking a bone is a common occurrence for most children which becomes part of their learning process, parents try as hard as they can to keep their …

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How Kids Should And Should Not Interact With Dogs

Child patting dog

Are you planning on adding a dog to your family? While your children will certainly be over the moon about this decision, there are some things you need to do to prepare them for this life-changing moment. Sure, your pooch might seem calm when your child is climbing on him. …

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What is Chickenpox in Children?

Child with chickenpox

If you have been asking yourself what is chickenpox in children here’s what you need to know. This infection is the result of the varicella-zoster virus and is usually accompanied by an itchy rash and small fluid-filled blisters. The condition is highly infectious to those who have not had it …

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How To Support Your Matric Child Holistically

support your matric child

Lean in? Stay away? It’s not easy knowing how best to support your matric child through the inevitable stresses of writing their exams.  It’s an experience that can be as challenging to parents as it is to students, and you might need to be managing impacts on other family members …

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Introducing Your Kids To Their First Pet

Child and her pets

When your family is ready to take the leap into pet ownership, it can be easy to wonder how the transition period will be. It doesn’t have to be difficult, but there are some tips to keep in mind. With kids involved, it’s easy to get caught up in the …

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