Every parent has heard these words “Please can we get a pet?” Children are drawn to animals and just love to play and cuddle with them. Pets however, are a huge responsibility so you need to make sure the whole family is ready for the commitment. Here are some questions for you to ask and […]

The way we live our digital lives at home is having a big impact on our family relationships, according to new research from Kaspersky Lab and iconKids & Youth. With people spending more time online, a fifth of parents and children say that the Internet and connected devices can be a cause of family tension. The research, which […]

I have read so many blog posts and articles lately about the life of stay at home mums that I actually began to wonder if stay at home dads exist. Do we fall into the category of mythical creatures such as the Abominable Snowman or the Loch Ness monster? Historically dads worked and mums looks […]

The ‘peace in the home’ diagram The purpose of this ‘Peace in the Home’ diagram is to encourage you to stand back and see the situation in perspective. It depicts the different aspects of parenting to consider when you are confronted with a situation. This was inspired by the book ‘Kinders, Tieners en soortgelyke rampe’ […]

Practical tips for parents to help their children start eating better… Encouraging Healthy Eating Habits Getting children to eat healthy can be a real challenge. Creating healthy eating habits will keep your kids feeling great and contribute to a healthy lifestyle that they can continue to maintain their whole life. We tried to encourage good […]