MYSCHOOL MYVILLAGE MYPLANET AND GROW PARTNER FOR QUALITY EARLY CHILDHOOD…

  • February 22, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme has launched a new partnership with the GROW with Educare Centres project to establish 21 high-quality early childhood...

Helping your child make the most of repeating a Grade

  • February 22, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
When babies are learning to walk, they fall (or fail) many times over. Babies need to repeat the process (of learning to walk) over and...

Enjoy an EGGstra-ordinary Easter with Cadbury

  • February 22, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Cadbury South Africa launches its eggstra-ordinary 2019 Easter range which includes three mouth-watering products; Cadbury...

Everything You Need To Know About The 3pc Twistshake Feeding…

  • February 22, 2019
  • Breastpumps and Beyond
Twistshake is taking the South African baby feeding market by storm. And the 3pc Twistshake...

How to teach the essential skill of self-awareness to your…

  • February 22, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Life on earth is a rollercoaster ride of emotions and our reactions to these emotions....

Review: Chicco First Dreams Baby Bear

  • February 21, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
  The first and only best friend your baby will ever need! Chicco is renowned...

Back to Basics: The Importance of Play

  • February 20, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
When it comes to brain development, time in the classroom may be less important than...

Do we still need to teach our children manners?

  • February 20, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Civilised and primitive societies have always insisted on certain standards, such as having respect for...

Making your medical aid benefits last

  • February 20, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
As each new year begins medical aid members start with a clean slate, with new...

The Taboo Topic Of High Allergen Foods And Breastfeeding

  • February 19, 2019
  • Breastpumps and Beyond
The topic of high allergen foods being consumed while breastfeeding has been a long debated...

Review: Disney Doorables

  • February 19, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Disney Doorables is a wonderful play house set that comes with Disney characters, their homes,...

The benefits of using a curriculum provider

  • February 18, 2019
  • Impaq
Using a curriculum provider is a convenient, straightforward and effective option for home education parents –...

Gō-Ecō WITH THE NEW KURO-Bō RANGE

  • February 17, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
KURO-Bō’s message is simple. It is now 100% easy and 100% convenient to create the...

Review: KURO-Bō Natural Water Filter System

  • February 15, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Zero-waste and plastic free… this is the life that many are trying to achieve in...

Chocolate can trigger migraines; Finds study

  • February 15, 2019
  • The Headache Clinic
You should think twice before giving that someone special chocolates this Valentine’s day – it...

Screen addition parenting in the age of a digital era

  • February 15, 2019
  • Sugar Bay
No other topic could create a catastrophe of opinions, judgements, beliefs and arguments as parenting....

FROM PLAYSCHOOL TO BIG SCHOOL: HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD…

  • February 15, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Moving from pre-school into a formal schooling environment is a big step not only for...

Kidico Sticks It to The Bland

  • February 14, 2019
  • Kidico
Kidico is a Durban-based sticker and label printing company with a difference. From customised vinyl...

HEALTHY EATING FOR A HEALTHY PREGNANCY

  • February 14, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
There’s nothing else quite like pregnancy to sharpen your focus on your health and well-being. ...

The What-We-Need-To-Breeze-Through-2019 for Busy Parents

  • February 14, 2019
  • Hero Life
You’re a parent. Got any spare time? No? We didn’t think so. Since we know...

Creating resilient children who can weather life’s challenges

  • February 13, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
“Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult...

Three reasons why you really should print your photos

  • February 12, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Epson, a renowned manufacturer of printing and visual imaging solutions, ran a survey on social...

Breastfeeding Do’s And Don’ts: How To Lead A Healthy Breastfeeding…

  • February 12, 2019
  • Breastpumps and Beyond
The Do’s Of A Breastfeeding Diet The importance of leading a healthy diet whilst breastfeeding...

A successful start to your (home) school year!

  • February 11, 2019
  • Impaq
Home education is a wonderful, worthwhile journey, but knowing where to start can be overwhelming....

GREAT RESULTS, NO UNI: STUDY OPTIONS IF YOU PERFORMED BETTER…

  • February 10, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Many Matrics from the Class of 2018 currently find themselves in the fortunate position of...

Consider all the costs before committing to a tertiary course

  • February 10, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Deciding to get a tertiary qualification is a big commitment, both financially and in terms...

Find love in your language this Valentine’s Day with Cadbury…

  • February 9, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
#FindLoveInYourLanguage Each Valentine’s period the pressure of expressing your love to those around you increases,...

Why we should be testing our food for nitrates and…

  • February 9, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Summer is here, and the holiday season is approaching with the promise of lots of...

MATRIC FAILURE: GETTING BACK ON TRACK WITHOUT LOSING HOPE

  • February 9, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
The future may look bleak and uncertain to the more than 170 000 Grade 12s...

Creative Play Helps Children Grow – Encouraging Creativity in Children

  • February 8, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Have you ever watched children at play?  Have you seen and heard the wonderful things...

Listen Up! What’s the big deal with childhood hearing loss?

  • February 8, 2019
  • Speech and Audio Inc
Hearing is one of the most important senses. Through hearing we learn how to communicate...

Everything you Need To Know About The 2pc Twistshake Feeding…

  • February 7, 2019
  • Breastpumps and Beyond
The 2pc Twistshake feeding spoons set is something every mom needs in her cupboard! This...

Values in the Classroom

  • February 7, 2019
  • Capriccio! Arts Powered Pre-School
As technological advancements have swept through classrooms in the last decade, the way in which...

TODDLER APPROPRIATE CHORES – IT BULIDS CONFIDENCE

  • February 6, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
When we are born, each of us is entirely reliant on others and therefore we...

Ways to model social involvement for the next generation

  • February 6, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Social involvement also known as social participation refers to one’s degree of participation in a...

Why adoption is a problem in South Africa

  • February 5, 2019
  • Dee Blackie
As 2018 drew to a close, the war of attrition over South African adoption took...

2019 World Read Out- loud Day

  • February 1, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
There is huge potential in South Africa to turn our literacy crisis around so that...

Time-Efficient Tips for Self-Care for New Parents

  • January 30, 2019
  • Disabled Parents
There’s a reason you need to put your oxygen mask on first on a plane:...

CHICCO RELEASES THE AWARD-WINNING BABY HUG 4-IN-1

  • January 28, 2019
  • Prima Baby
Chicco, leaders in baby products for over 60 years, announce the all new worldwide first...

Finding the best learning environment for the Gen-Z student

  • January 24, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
With matric complete, a new cohort of Generation Z (Gen-Z) is now in search of...

Explore the microscopic world – Fun ideas for bored kids

  • January 22, 2019
  • SciBuddy
Parents and caregivers need plenty of ideas to keep kids entertained throughout the holiday. If...

Home first aid kit check list

  • January 21, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
Every home should have a first aid kit and while you can buy a complete...

Financial planning tips for parents

  • January 21, 2019
  • Hero Life
School holidays are long gone and the reality of live is slowly but surely setting...

Summer fun without the headache

  • January 17, 2019
  • The Headache Clinic
Summer is the season most South Africans look forward to for its long, lazy weekends...

Understanding the effect of alcoholism on children

  • January 16, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
An Open Letter To My Teacher Dear Teacher, I think it’s time I told you...

Chicco Baby Moments Sweet Perfumed Water

  • January 16, 2019
  • Prima Baby
Wherever there’s a baby, there’s the best scent in the world!   Baby’s first beauty...

Preparation tips for parents on back to school headaches

  • January 11, 2019
  • The Headache Clinic
It's back to school time again. Parents know this time of year all too well....

8 Best apps for parents to monitor their children

  • January 9, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
Monitoring the activities of the children has become a huge challenge for the parents in...

Is anxious the new normal?

  • January 9, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Majority of Generation Z admit to feeling anxious about something in their daily lives and...

‘Oh Shit!’

  • January 8, 2019
  • Things to do with kids
The day I had been dreading has finally arrived: the day my potty mouth has...

4 Mistakes couples make about money

  • January 7, 2019
  • Hero Life
The reality is that finances, if not properly managed and understood by each partner, can...

R2.1 Million to celebrate MYSCHOOL 21 Years of Giving Back

  • December 17, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
The MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme is celebrating 21 years of giving back.  To...

5 ways to make your home child-friendly

  • December 14, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
There’s a lot that goes into owning a house, from paying it off, to decorating...

Dealing with first year failure- temporary setback, not lifelong failure

  • December 5, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Thousands of first year students receiving their end of year results are having to face...

Prima Toys’ Top 10 for the Festive Season

  • December 3, 2018
  • Prima Toys
The Festive Season is upon us. And this year, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles will...

How To Keep A Record Of Your Breastfeeding (And 5…

  • November 30, 2018
  • Breastpumps and Beyond
Keeping a record of your breastfeeding may seem a little time consuming. Not only do...

Spur Secret Tribe hosts Chief Cook Event

  • November 28, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Working with unique South African flavour combinations, experimenting with different ingredients, measurements and cooking styles,...

15 Lessons from a second-time mom

  • November 22, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Congratulations on your second pregnancy! Wondering what lies ahead – besides a couple of extra...

Making Your Home Toddler-Proof

  • November 22, 2018
  • Ali Samuels
In South Africa, a child is most likely to injure themselves at home - far more so...

Connecting with your teenager

  • November 21, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
As a mother of four teenagers, it would be plausible for me to hail myself...

What to do if your teenager is depressed

  • November 20, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Growing up can be an emotional rollercoaster, during which a young person has to contend...

Disney Baby Learning Pad

  • November 19, 2018
  • Prima Baby
Always looking for your phone, only to find it in baby’s hands while they press...

Review: My Feeling Friends - Sammy the Starfish

  • November 15, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
While everyone else was having fun, Sammy the Starfish was feeling glum. He didn't know...

How to keep the kids entertained on a long car…

  • November 15, 2018
  • Kaboutjie
Long car trips are part of the activity of modern families today. Many are investing...

Surviving matric results- a parent's guide

  • November 15, 2018
  • Mia Von Scha
I have a friend who used to work at the BBC going through the raw...

How to assist your child in developing their language of…

  • November 14, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Mom is strolling around the supermarket with a six-month-old infant in the baby seat. Not...

Making the most of your Child’s Education

  • November 9, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Education is not merely about improving one’s memory and spitting out facts but rather, it...

Helicopter Parenting

  • November 9, 2018
  • Clamber Club
Parenting is a complex topic that can be discussed, disputed and hypothesized about, and still,...

5 Reasons why owning a Foldscope will make your child…

  • November 7, 2018
  • SciBuddy
It fosters independent learning Several studies have documented the benefits of independent learning and its...

5 Healthy habits to pass onto your kids

  • November 6, 2018
  • Kaboutjie
All parents want their children to grow up with healthy habits. However, the only way...

Responsibilities within the home, in a nutshell….

  • October 31, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
The opposite of depression, misery, addictions and negative behavioural choices is purpose, connection, acknowledgement and...

Give Your Special Needs Child the Best Future Possible

  • October 31, 2018
  • Disabled Parents
When you’re told that your child will be born with a mental or physical disability,...

Making Rands and Sense of medical aid plans

  • October 30, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
When it comes to medical aid, affordability is usually the biggest consideration.  However, monthly premiums...

30 Pradiance Sun Stick SPF 30

  • October 29, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Price: R235.00 (30ml Sunstick) Natural sunscreen for the whole family. Suitable for: The whole family....

“FORTNITE”- Friend or Foe?

  • October 29, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
By Sonia Jansen, Deputy Principal of Academics at Crawford Preparatory North Coast Recently, I’ve had...

Why teach your children to be a team player?

  • October 26, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
By: Farone Eckstein, Principal of Trinityhouse High Randpark Ridge A team player is constantly reliable...

Children are not Adults

  • October 25, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
By Alison Willems, teacher at Trinityhouse Pre-Primary Randpark Ridge Children are not little adults. They...

How to raise a multilingual child

  • October 25, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
By Hilton Scott, Principal of Trinityhouse Preparatory Randpark Ridge The benefits of raising a multilingual...

What to do if your parents don't agree with your…

  • October 25, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Many Matrics considering their study options for next year are finding themselves in the difficult...

Millennial parents understand the need for life insurance

  • October 24, 2018
  • Hero Life
Let’s be honest, millennials  continue to and already have changed the world for the better....

Green and Red Lights on the Road of Raising Siblings

  • October 23, 2018
  • Munchkins
Few things in life are equally as delightful as they are demanding. Having – and...

Food's influence on childhood behaviour and learning

  • October 19, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Worldwide, allergies are on the rise, and in South Africa a staggering 40% of sufferers...

Kaspersky Safe Kids helps track missing teen!

  • October 18, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Cyber predators, child trafficking, cyber bullies, children running away – the list of worst nightmare...

Surfing with Smiles

  • October 18, 2018
  • Sugar Bay
We sat down with the Sugar Bay surfing PC (Pro Counselor), Smiles, on his surfing...

Choosing a Medical Aid

  • October 17, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
It’s business as usual for medical aids… While the NHI remains a work in progress...

Curating your career starts in school

  • October 15, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Teenagers are accustomed to curating their personal image on social media. They select what to...

Getting your Gen Z child through the stresses of Matric

  • October 12, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
As parents, we often think that because we once wrote Matric exams ourselves, we are...

Maths Matter: Why it's worth sticking it out when the…

  • October 12, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
In senior high school, the Mathematics syllabus becomes more challenging than ever, and many learners...

Why breakfast really is the best way to start your…

  • October 11, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
The importance of breakfast has long been a part of the prevailing wisdom, and the...

Empower your children to deal with a crisis

  • October 11, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Parents have been urged to empower their children to know how to respond to any...

The Discipline Issue...

  • October 11, 2018
  • Mia Von Scha
Even though 6 months have passed since our courts made it illegal to spank your...

How to stay sane through your child’s early years

  • October 11, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
By René Yeoman, Assistant Teacher at Trinityhouse Pre-Primary Randpark Ridge We’ve all heard the saying,...

How to Treat Poison Ivy Rashes

  • October 10, 2018
  • Ali Samuels
Poison ivy has grown more toxic than ever before, making your family time outdoors a potentially...

Is Stress Holding Your Teenager Back?

  • October 9, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Teenagers grow up and eventually become the parents of teenagers!  The circle of life is...

Toddlers, technology and learning language

  • October 8, 2018
  • Clamber Club
Today, technology is part of our everyday lives – a telephone call, a quick SMS...

The things our kids really need don’t need to cost…

  • October 5, 2018
  • Hero Life
As young parents, we often worry about our kids’ early development. We want to give...

It’s time to get serious about our heritage

  • October 5, 2018
  • Impaq
South Africa currently has ten World Heritage Sites, of which the Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains and...

How to help your child overcome peer pressure

  • October 3, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
written by Ria van Niekerk – Deputy Principal Trinityhouse Preparatory Randpark Ridge  Merriam-Webster defines peer...

Public university or private: Choose the right institution for you

  • October 1, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
There have been many developments in the higher education sector in past decades, notably a...

Why choose lifestyle documentary photography?

  • September 28, 2018
  • Ilze Louw Photography
Why would you want to capture the normal everyday moments of your life? Life is...

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