6.8.2019 09:00 am
Men feel left out of the breastfeeding process, but they need not be.
There is a myth of the exhausted mother who looks over to her partner, who is sleeping soundly, while she is breastfeeding and thinks he is a useless nipple. Although this is funny and there is some truth in it, I don't think that it is fair.
What do you do when you have lost almost everything? You run. And you don’t stop running.
The horrors of fatherhood are unlike any you will have seen or felt before.
What can we as parents do to help teach our children how to be respectful towards others?
Not even the professionals can give you a definitive answer, they can only give you their best guess.
If you don’t have “The Talk” early with your child, they will hear it from someone else, and might not be what you want them to hear.
I get that you might not want to be a dad right now, or ever.
Consciously parenting is knowing when to lean back and when to lean in. How can a parent know when to do what?
From tiger to free-range parents – what research says about pros and cons of popular parenting styles
What’s the best way to raise your child? It’s a question that has provoked the publication of numerous books, and seen authors race to coin the next quirky name for a new style of parenting.
You as a parent want only the best for your child. And the best might not necessarily mean the most expensive, but rather that you will not tolerate a poor level of training, especially in your child’s developmental years
Children are living at home for longer, so parents have more time to be overly protective of them.
The statistics are shocking, showing over 60% of South African kids are in homes without fathers.
As one mom on Facebook, so eloquently put it: “People say ‘well what did people do before vaccines/antibiotics/pasteurisation?’ as if that’s an argument for going natural. They died, Carol. A lot of people died.”
In this day and age, while technology rules the roost, getting our kids outdoors can be difficult. Surfing the Web on Ipads, “connecting” with friends through social media apps on smartphones, or (if you’re old-school) playing games on Xbox or PlayStation, often takes preference over getting out, running around, rolling on the grass and jumping in the pool.