Tag Archives: parenting

Tips To Teaching Your Kids Good Money Habits

Kids money habits

It’s back to school for millions of South African learners. But one of the biggest lessons they need to succeed in life – how to be smart with money – is taught at home, and the best time to start teaching kids good money habits is right now. In fact, …

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A Safety Guide To Giving Your Child A First Phone

Child's first phone

Getting a first smartphone has become the major milestone of modern childhood, and many families are starting off the year with a new connected user in their midst.  Children are getting phones younger than ever, and parents need to be well-prepared.  Much like a teen getting their first car, the …

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Best Tips For A Smooth Shift To E-learning

Online class

The current COVID-19 pandemic has brought the entire world into conflict. Educators and academic institutions are taking learning to the digital realm due to this uncertainty and speculation surrounding COVID-19. The transition to virtual classrooms is causing concern among students and educators alike. Adapting to the digital domain will take …

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Traveling With Children – 10 Tips For Parents

Mom packing for trip

Planning any trip is not easy, especially if it is an overseas trip. It takes a lot of preparation, time and money, and you can only imagine the added stress when your kids are involved. But fear not, this article will tell you everything you need to know about traveling …

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Helping Your Child With Test Anxiety

Children Writing Test

As learners across the country prepare for and write their last Grade assessments of the year, there are a lot of parents who are dealing with children overwhelmed with high levels of anxiety.  Test anxiety is a real thing, and because the traditional South African assessment approach is to have …

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Why You Should Take Photos Of Your Kids

Photo Of Child

Taking pictures of your children can be highly beneficial for all involved. I’d like to discuss why we snap pictures and how doing so briefly might impact not just our own lives but also our kids’ lives. No doubt, it’s crucial to enjoy moments genuinely and not constantly stress about …

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Considering A Child? Here’s What It Will Cost You…

Family photo

Many of us approach starting a family the same way we do our Christmas shopping: we charge full-steam ahead with much excitement and little forethought…and deal with the financial fall-out later. Yet, it seems that when it comes to the size of our families, things have slowed down in recent …

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12 Toddler Safety Products You Should Have

Toddler laughing

When it comes to child safety, there is no such thing as being too careful. Making sure you have the right toddler safety products is essential. Your little one is now running wild, exploring his surroundings, and he will try to get those little hands on just about anything that …

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16 Tips To Keep Your Nursery Cool All Summer Long

Cool baby room

It can be tough to keep your nursery cool during the summer months. The sun beats down on the windows and makes the room incredibly hot, making it difficult for your baby to sleep comfortably. When it’s hot outside, the last thing you want is for your nursery to be …

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How To Raise A Healthy Child

Happy healthy child

“How do I raise healthy kids in 2022?” This question bothers millions of parents in the country as American children don’t seem as healthy as we imagine. Surveys indicate that half of the children in the country don’t have a healthy diet plan, even though they drink fewer soda cans …

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Are Silicone Baby Bowls Safe?

Silicone baby bowl

Finding appropriate feeding gear is crucial. Parents start stocking up the equipment necessary for feeding as soon as the baby is born. With so many options on the market, it can be difficult for parents to find out what is best for the little one. One type of feeding equipment …

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What Is Child Development?

Mother Playing with child

Child development is the process in which children go from being completely dependent on their parents to becoming more independent. This journey typically happens over time, and it can be seen through physical changes, cognitive advancements (such as learning new skills), social interactions between peers or family members, etc. Child …

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How To Protect Your Baby From Heat Stress

Baby playing at beach

Babies and young children are particularly vulnerable to the dangers of heat stress, which is why it’s important for parents and caregivers to be aware of the symptoms and take steps to protect them from the heat. In this article, we’ll provide some tips on how to keep babies and …

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How to Teach Your Child Compassion And Tolerance

Diverse children

Tolerance and compassion are essential values you should instill in your child at a young age. When you emphasize the importance of these principles from the start, they are more likely to mature into adults who are open-minded, respectful of others, and able to socialize and work well with people …

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7 Fun Activities To Plan For Your Kids

Kids having fun

Be it a sunny day or an extended vacation from school. Children are always up for some playtime. Playing helps kids develop new skills, explore different ideas, and burn energy. The simple act of inviting your children to play with you speaks volumes about your unwavering love for them. It demonstrates your …

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