Parenting & Family

Navigating Toxic Childhood Friendships: A Parent’s Guide

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Childhood friendships are an integral part of a child’s social development. They teach valuable lessons about trust, empathy, and companionship. However, not all friendships are positive experiences. Sometimes, children may find themselves entangled in toxic friendships that can have a detrimental impact on their emotional well-being. As a parent, navigating …

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9 Easy Steps To Teach Your Toddler Not To Hit

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As parents, guiding our toddlers through the maze of emotions and behaviours can often be challenging. One of the more distressing behaviours parents encounter is when their toddler starts hitting. It’s crucial to address this behaviour early on to prevent it from becoming a habit. Teaching a toddler not to …

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8 Effective Ways To Prepare For The New School Year

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As this year draws to a close, mothers everywhere gear up for another eventful school year. The transition from carefree days to structured routines can be overwhelming, but with some thoughtful planning and preparation, moms can ease this transition for both themselves and their children. Here are eight essential tips …

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9 Steps To Ending Sibling Bickering: Peaceful Home Guide


sIn every household with siblings, bickering seems almost inevitable. While sibling rivalry is a natural part of growing up, incessant arguments can strain family dynamics. However, it’s possible to create a harmonious environment where siblings coexist peacefully. Here are some effective strategies to curb sibling bickering and foster a more …

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14 Insightful Teen Parenting Books You Must Read

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The tween and teenage years are a unique phase of development where young minds undergo significant changes emotionally, physically, and socially. As a parent, navigating this transitional period can be both rewarding and challenging. Fortunately, several insightful books offer guidance and support, helping parents understand and effectively parent their tweens. …

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Top SA Literary Stars Turn Out To Inspire Learners – Koa Academy To Host Online Creative Writing Workshop For Grades 8-11

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Koa Academy, South Africa’s high-engagement online school will be ending the 2023 school year on a high note by hosting an online workshop for grades 8-11, featuring some of the country’s top creative writers.  The stellar line-up of presenters includes best-selling novelist Lauren Beukes, beloved musician and lyricist, Majozi, award-winning …

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Effects Of Divorce On Family Relationships

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Divorce can have a profound impact on family relationships, altering the dynamics that once defined your household. When a marriage ends, the ripple effect touches every family member. The dynamics that once defined the household undergo a transformation, leading to redefined roles and reshaped emotional connections. In most countries, couples seeking …

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How To Help Your Child Choose A College Major

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Choosing a college major is a significant decision that can shape a student’s academic journey and future career. As a parent, you can play an important role in guiding your child through this process. Here’s how to help your child choose a college major. How To Help Your Child Choose …

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