4.8.2019 04:00 pm
When you are surrounded by tiny people who struggle to verbalize their needs but are really frikken needy, trust me, you can lose your shit very quickly!
*Editors note Nadia Gabriel has just won Best Wisdom Post 2019 in the South African Parenting Blog Awards which were announced on Saturday 27th July.
Ever feel like you should be more patient? Or if only I was more patient!
Parenty has joined forces with The Great Equalizer, an unfiltered, honest and (at times) irreverent account of the realities of being a parent in modern-day South Africa.
There is a constant tug-of-war between doing what you think is right, and doing what you think other parents believe is right.
As much as it is in your home, being a nanny is still a job and should be treated like one
Where do you draw the line, and how? Is it even necessary?
The realities are, women and children are vulnerable targets, abused, raped and taken advantage of.
The world back then was not what it is today and so we must evolve as parents and pick and choose what advice to take or ignore.
When everything seems so overwhelming and nothing we do seems right
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.
All mothers have been shamed or judged at some point during their journey of raising children. Why do we do this to each other?