START YOUR CHILD ON THE CODING PATH, EVEN IF THEIR…

  • June 11, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
There is a lot of talk in South Africa about the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the need for education in the country to start...

GRADE 9 SUBJECT CHOICES – MORE OPTIONS REQUIRE GREATER THOUGHT

  • June 10, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Grade Nine learners will soon have the exciting task of selecting the subjects they want to pursue for the next 3 years, on which they...

Life After Camp: 3 tips for a smoother re-entry home

  • June 7, 2019
  • Sugar Bay
There are a gazillion articles with tricks and tips on sending your child to camp;...

Prepare now to study abroad in 2020

  • June 6, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Matrics who want to study in the United States and United Kingdom next year need...

OVERWHELMED BY VOLUMES OF DIGITAL PHOTOS?

  • May 31, 2019
  • My File About Me
The average person uses digital photography as a way to document their life. Most people...

Why Your Child Should Be Getting An Allowance

  • May 30, 2019
  • Kaboutjie
If your child has just started learning the difference between bills and coins, it won’t...

Natalija’s 20th camp anniversary at Sugar Bay

  • May 30, 2019
  • Sugar Bay
In 2015, we saw Natalija Bozovic walk through our gates on our Thailand themed holiday...

The Silent One

  • May 24, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
A school is not a quiet place. In my experience children constantly talk and more...

Top Tips on How to Ace Your Physical Sciences Exam

  • May 23, 2019
  • Impaq
The June Examination might already be underway but that does not mean that you can’t...

Are homework and assessments all bad?

  • May 23, 2019
  • StudyChamp
Recently a lot has been said about the pressures of homework and assessments especially on...

Foldscope, the science tool every child needs

  • May 17, 2019
  • SciBuddy
Giving your child her own microscope might not be something you’ve ever considered. First of...

The Power of Positive Recognition

  • May 16, 2019
  • Impaq
“I believe the children are our future.  Teach them well and let them lead the...

Parenting tips for ADHD

  • May 16, 2019
  • Impaq
At least one in 20 children in South Africa suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

The critical link between extra mural activities and effective learning

  • May 16, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Let’s consider what it takes to transform rough diamonds into the magnificence that we admire...

Tutors – Trend or Necessity?

  • May 15, 2019
  • StudyChamp
Children these days are expected to perform in every aspect of their lives from a...

Avoid the Procrastination

  • May 7, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Having a plan is always a good idea, however not everything goes according to plan,...

Never do tomorrow what you can do today…

  • May 7, 2019
  • StudyChamp
“Or is this always true?” asks many a procrastinator. Most children, especially teenagers have mastered...

Helping your child prepare for exams

  • May 2, 2019
  • StudyChamp
Start early, make a schedule, get enough exercise (and sleep!) and review past papers. These...

UNIVERSITY OPEN DAYS: LOOK BEYOND BANNERS & BALLOONS TO MAKE…

  • May 2, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
In coming weeks, public universities and private institutions across South Africa will host a series...

What to do if you’re child is the bully

  • May 2, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Bullying at school is common and the source of much misery and discomfort for many...

Motivating your teenager in preparations for examinations

  • April 16, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Parents are often just as stressed, as their teenagers are when it comes to preparing...

How to improve your academics

  • April 10, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Believe in yourself. Assess your current academic performance and set appropriate academic goals. Make a...

Helping your teen to have a positive body image

  • April 5, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
A happy home environment can help your child to develop an internal sense of control...

Is homework still relevant

  • April 4, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
A student’s high school career is far more than mastering subjects. The goal is to...

GRADE 11s: WHAT YOU SHOULD DO NOW TO ACE MATRIC…

  • April 4, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Grade 11s who are serious about bringing their best game to their Matric finals next...

Are headphones damaging your hearing

  • April 3, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
If it’s too loud, you’re too old? No, more like too sensible… Headphones and earphones...

How to teach children to respect their teachers

  • April 1, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
It is common knowledge that teachers are some of the most stressed professionals in our...

Do you worry about your child and cyberbullying?

  • March 21, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
As digital continues to grow and influence the day to day lives of children, and...

How to talk with your teenager

  • March 20, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Parenting is a walk in the park.  Jurassic Park.  The journey to teenagerhood is dotted...

MATRIC FAILURE: GETTING BACK ON TRACK WITHOUT LOSING HOPE

  • March 19, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
The future may look bleak and uncertain to the more than 170 000 Grade 12s...

DIFFERENT ROUTES FOR TACKLING MATRIC THROUGH DISTANCE LEARNING

  • March 13, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Thousands upon thousands of learners who fail Matric every year are either unable or unwilling...

1ST YEAR EARLY WARNING SIGNS: HOW TO AVOID BECOMING A…

  • March 8, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Across the country, hundreds of thousands of young people recently entered Higher Education hoping to...

MATRICS: USE THE NEXT 6 WEEKS TO LAY THE FOUNDATION…

  • March 8, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
University choices may feel like a distant priority for this year’s Matrics who are currently...

Getting your teen to communicate

  • March 6, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
“How was your day?” “Fine.” “Anything interesting happen?” “No.” “Lots of homework?” “Mmm.” “My day...

Want a second chance at matric? Distance education can help…

  • March 2, 2019
  • Parenting Hub
Thousands of learners who finished their matric studies last year have already started 2019 in...

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...

The Importance Of Creating a Love for Math

  • January 25, 2019
  • Gymathstics
We may take for granted that our children will inevitably learn how to add, subtract,...

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...

Bad Posture may lead to headaches

  • January 24, 2019
  • The Headache Clinic
There are many different medications, surgeries and interventions to treat headaches, but a new study...

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...

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...

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...

The Importance of Camper-Counselor Relationships

  • December 7, 2018
  • Sugar Bay
Camp is a great place for children to get some much-needed time out from mom and...

The conversations we need to be having with our school-leavers

  • December 5, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
The face of parenting changes year by year, as our children grow and develop their...

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...

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...

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...

Help! My child is unwilling to study for their exams

  • November 2, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
The long-anticipated year-end exams are upon us and so are the challenges and pressures that,...

“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...

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...

Surfing with Smiles

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

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...

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...

Gearing university education for employability

  • October 4, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
More young people have university degrees than ever before. Between 1995 to 2016, the percentage...

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...

Conversations to have with your young adult before University life

  • September 28, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
By Tracey Terespolsky (English Teacher and Parent at Crawford College Sandton) As I sit before...

‘Gap it’ to success!

  • September 25, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Matriculant, not sure what you want to do with your life? Or perhaps you do...

Foldscope - When paper art and science meet.

  • September 20, 2018
  • SciBuddy
A paper microscope that will change the way children learn about science. As a rule,...

Some helpful tips on making subject choices for all Grade…

  • September 19, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Our Grade 9 learners are currently standing at the crossroad of having to make subject-choices....

The PROVES Method - the perfect strategy for mastering your…

  • September 18, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Matrics from the Class of 2018 should now be deep into preparing for their upcoming...

Developing children's EQ crucial for future success in rapidly changing…

  • September 11, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Emotional intelligence (EQ) is increasingly becoming a greater determinant of future success across all spheres...

Mind the gap- why you should think twice before taking…

  • September 7, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Matrics who are tempted to take a year off after their school careers – whether...

Homework or no Homework for South African schools?

  • September 6, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
The paradigm around learning in South Africa is changing rapidly. If, like most parents of...

Depression & How Parents can help their Children

  • September 5, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Teenagers are known for their moody natures. Adolescence brings with it so many changes for...

Ways to cope with generation me, me, me

  • August 30, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
By: Justin Kistan, Crawford College North Coast If we’re lucky, we’ve been told our whole...

NQF explained: What prospective students should know before they sign…

  • August 22, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Terminology related to education in South Africa can often be very confusing, particularly when learners...

What to consider when searching for a school

  • August 14, 2018
  • Impaq
By Yandiswa Xhakaza Choosing a school is no small feat. Parents often undertake this task...

Matrics: use the calm before the storm to get your…

  • August 13, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
With the holidays almost over and preliminary exams on the horizon, Grade 12s are on...

Bullying: What parents and schools can do

  • August 9, 2018
  • Impaq
ARTICLE BY PROF RITA NIEMANN, NALIZE MARAIS, ZENDRÉ SWANEPOEL AND MONIERA MOOSA Bullying is a...

What Summer Camp Mom Are You?

  • August 7, 2018
  • Sugar Bay
We all know there are different types of moms around the world, but when moms...

Back off your Matrics

  • July 6, 2018
  • Mia Von Scha
I will be 42 this year, and I still from time to time have nightmares...

Children can burn out too!

  • July 6, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Gone are the days when children went to school, came home, made a peanut butter...

Preparing youth for the workplace of the future

  • July 5, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Entering the working world can be daunting for graduates, and even more so when the...

Why a good holiday camp is worth the cost

  • June 26, 2018
  • Sugar Bay
You want your children to be productive during their school holidays, so you browse around...

ADHD vs Bipolar: Know the difference

  • June 14, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, sleeping problems, racing thoughts and moodiness. These are all typical symptoms of...

Understanding the teen years

  • June 6, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Written By: Donel van Zyl, Crawford College North Coast Raising a teen can be a...

Schools must adapts approach for education and engaging generation Alpha

  • June 6, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
The traditional approach to education must be revolutionised in order to ensure the best outcomes...

Talking about periods

  • May 21, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
HOW SHOULD I APPROACH THIS? Your daughters first period is a momentous event in her...

Matric subject choices: Avoid risky selections in face of changed…

  • May 18, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
In coming months, Grade Nines will choose which subjects to pursue during their final school...

Changes she’s going through

  • May 16, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
HELP! SHE’S BECOMING A TEEN! Pointing out that the teenage years can be fraught is...

Technical Matric opens door to practical careers desperate for skilled…

  • May 8, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Despite thousands of South Africans struggling to find employment because they never finished school, few...

What role should parents play in academic achievement?

  • May 1, 2018
  • Impaq
Hilda Erasmus – Specialist: Foundation Phase Nowadays, parents have a lot more control over their...

Why outdoor play is vitally important for children

  • April 30, 2018
  • Sugar Bay
Children are spending an increasing amount of time indoors due to all the technology that...

Cultivate Senior High School study habits for lifetime success

  • April 26, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Senior high school learners from Grade 9 to 12 should not only spend energy on...

Help! My Child is in the wrong crowd

  • April 23, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
‘We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find...

Five ways to crush first year

  • April 20, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
It’s time to pack your bags and head off to varsity – a whole different...

Don’t let your year go to waste- there are still…

  • April 18, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
With the academic year now in full swing, many prospective students who missed out on...

Opinion piece: Is the failure to protect your child from…

  • April 13, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
By Andrew Wilson, CEO at LucidView What does the job of a parent entail? In...

Are you sowing the seeds of a rebellion?

  • April 12, 2018
  • Mia Von Scha
Control and freedom. We all want both. We like to feel some sense of power...

How The Way You Feel About Yourself is Interpreted to…

  • April 10, 2018
  • Teddys Inc Ltd
(attend one of our free EQ talks – click here for details) Emotions are energy...

10 Reasons why colouring pages are healthy for your child’s…

  • April 9, 2018
  • Kaboutjie
Coloring pages is an awesome and fun activity for children, as well as for adults....

Vitamin B12 deficiency: A silent epidemic with serious consequences

  • April 5, 2018
  • Paarl Dietitians
Vitamin B12 deficiency isn’t a bizarre, mysterious disease. It’s written about in every medical textbook...

5 Fun kids activities to help improve speech & learn…

  • April 4, 2018
  • Kaboutjie
All children develop speech and language skills at different ages and different speeds – that’s...

Teaching table manners

  • March 29, 2018
  • Kaboutjie
Teaching table manners is something vital in my home. I’m not a mom that has...

10 Tips for home education success

  • March 29, 2018
  • Impaq
By Danielle Barfoot, written for Impaq (Formally known as Impak Onderwysdiens) The scheduled academic year...

Matrics: 6 Steps to making one of your most important…

  • March 19, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
As the Matric Class of 2018 settle into their final year of school and get...

The common myths & FAQ’s when talking about Teen Suicide

  • March 14, 2018
  • The South African Depression and Anxiety Group
The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) is highlighting Teen Suicide Prevention Week (11-18...

Cape Town Schools Participate in Educational Projects with the International…

  • March 12, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
For the first time in South Africa, and on the African continent, two Cape Town...

Help! My child has no friends.

  • March 7, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
We all have a need to love and be loved. Our lives feel happier and...

3 Cool math apps for kids that make learning fun…

  • March 1, 2018
  • Kaboutjie
I have always been interested in the educational toys and games, rather than toys and...

First Years: With great opportunity comes great responsibility

  • February 26, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
As thousands of First Year students head off to varsity in coming weeks, education experts...

Should We Be Giving Our Teens Condoms?

  • February 16, 2018
  • Mia Von Scha
With pregnancy awareness month in full swing, we need to think not just about our...

The Importance of Understanding Your Child's Emotions

  • February 14, 2018
  • Teddys Inc Ltd
Emotions… we all have them and there is no denying them as we are all...

The curfew: Why is it so important

  • February 8, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
Written By: Clare Pretorius (Senior Deputy Principal of Trinityhouse Randpark Ridge) In times of both...

Disappointing Martic Results: Don't Catastrophise - Strategise!

  • February 1, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
With the imminent release of the matric results of the Class of 2017, thousands of...

1st Year Failure: Review your options, but don't check out…

  • January 26, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
With the release of university results in coming weeks, many first years have to face...

Children get stressed too!

  • January 10, 2018
  • Parenting Hub
It’s a new school year! It’s exam time! Both of these occurrences during your child’s...

Characteristics of a good camp counselor

  • December 21, 2017
  • Sugar Bay
Whether you want to work as a camp counselor, or you are a parent searching...

Deciding whether to keep a child back at school

  • November 29, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
Imagine that you are observing from the side of a swimming pool and are watching...

Grade 11’s – Now (not next year) is the best…

  • November 24, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
With three months left before they enter their final year of school, Grade 11 learners...

Drink Rooibos Tea to Improve Concentration During Exams

  • November 9, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
Coffee and energy drinks are usually the go-to beverages for high school learners and students...

Collaborative Learning

  • November 9, 2017
  • Impaq
by Prof Rita Niemann Gerlach (2004) explained that collaborative learning is in essence a natural social...

Exams: Study Time vs Screen Time - Striking the Balance

  • November 6, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
Helping children to build a healthy relationship with technology, and knowing how much of what...

Gap Year: Benefits of working at a summer camp

  • November 1, 2017
  • Sugar Bay
Making a career choice at the age of seventeen and committing to it for a...

Child writing matric? Here’s what the experts say…

  • October 24, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
You’ve almost seen your child through 12 or so years of school; and now, over...

Creating a Safe Place to Talk

  • October 23, 2017
  • Barbara Harvey
Over the years as I have worked with teens and parents one mistake I have...

Brain Development in Teens

  • October 19, 2017
  • Barbara Harvey
When we look at the average 13-15 year old today it is often hard to...

Turn Prelim Panic into Finals Advantage

  • October 11, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
Writing Matric prelim exams and receiving your results can be a distressing eye-opener, but learners...

Parenting a Pregnant Teen Mom

  • October 3, 2017
  • Barbara Harvey
This past Saturday after services at Congregation Beth Hallel where I attend services, I stood in...

Why kids prefer camp over school

  • October 2, 2017
  • Sugar Bay
Camp and school are very similar in that both are learning environments for children. However,...

Why I believe in camp, and you should too

  • September 7, 2017
  • Sugar Bay
Having turned the dream of creating a 'children's paradise' into a successfully running business, Sugar...

Healthy Coping Skills For Teens

  • August 28, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
Let’s face it, we all need to learn healthy coping skills, but adolescence is a...

Your Child’s Hearing

  • August 24, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
Hearing is an essential part of development as it enables babies to take in information...

How to Communicate When Your Child is Away From Home

  • August 24, 2017
  • Sugar Bay
How do you communicate with your child when they are away from home for a...

Saying goodbye to your kids – The Do's and Dont's

  • August 11, 2017
  • Sugar Bay
The way in which you say goodbye to your kids before a new experience can...

University Application Survival Kit

  • July 19, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
With university application season now in full swing for Matrics who want to pursue further...

How camp helps shy and insecure children

  • July 15, 2017
  • Sugar Bay
One reason that many parents send their kids to a holiday camp like Sugar Bay...

5 Tips for finding a good holiday camp

  • July 15, 2017
  • Sugar Bay
The opportunity for your kids to gain new friends and a better sense of independence...

How to Choose a Safe Holiday Camp

  • July 15, 2017
  • Sugar Bay
Sending your kids to overnight camp can be nerve-racking if you’re going to be stressing...

How to Help Your Student Child Transition to Adulthood

  • July 12, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
I can’t adult today: funny when stated ironically on social media, but not so much...

Feeding Teenagers

  • June 9, 2017
  • Sharon Atkins
As teens become more independent in their food choices, they tend to make wrong choices-...

Are you putting your child at risk with their daily…

  • April 14, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
Would you clean your child with a chemical that is also used to degrease car...

Let’s talk about sex, Baby!

  • March 13, 2017
  • Parenting Hub
Like any parent, I used to lie awake at night, fearful of the day when...

Are You Raising a Praise Junkie?

  • November 21, 2016
  • Bill Corbett
Extensive research has been done to show the amazing results of praise.  It can motivate...

An open letter to divorcing parents

  • November 16, 2016
  • South African Divorce Support Association
Dear Parents, Divorce/separation sucks for the simple reason that when two people get together and...

Divorce and children

  • June 9, 2016
  • The Dad Journey
Telling my children that their mom and I were getting divorced was probably the hardest...

Appropriate Boundaries In Parenting

  • September 10, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
What do parents most want from children?  Is it obedience – for children to do...

Going Beyond “Fine”

  • August 28, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
It’s a typical complaint that the majority of parents have – that their kids don’t...

8 Truths About Teens That Every Parent Should Know

  • April 9, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
Raising teenagers can be an incredibly difficult job for adults, especially when they often seem...

Adolescence And Suicide

  • March 30, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
Suicide is a devastating tragedy which is a grim reality in most parts of the...

The Effects Of Trauma On Children

  • March 27, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
Unfortunately, trauma is an all too common occurrence in South Africa. Trauma has many different...

Tips For When Your Tween Wants To Go Out With…

  • March 11, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
As children get older, the milestones don’t stop, they just get different and pull at...

ADD And ADHD In Adolescence

  • March 2, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
Adolescence is the period in a child’s life which is filled with much turmoil and...

The Big Issue With Self Esteem

  • February 23, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
What is all the fuss about and what can parents do to improve their children's...

The Un-Motivated Teenager

  • February 20, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
An unmotivated teenager can be frustrating for parents and other authority figures such as teachers....

Teenager Self-Harm & Cutting

  • February 17, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
Self-harm, self-mutilation or self-injury behaviour all mean an action that is deliberate on the part...

Peer Pressure

  • February 4, 2015
  • Parenting Hub
The powerful lure of peer pressure is synonymous with adolescence. The adolescent essentially has a...

Teenage Slang and Language: A Guide to Understanding Teenagers

  • December 19, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
When trying to communicate with your daughter, it can sometimes seem as though she is...

Raising Happy Teenagers: How Mindfulness and Meditation Practices Can Help…

  • December 18, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
Everyone wants their daughter to be happy. Yet, when girls start to focus on perfection...

Too Much Caffeine When Cramming For Finals Poses Health Risk…

  • November 21, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
Exam season is upon us and soon hundreds of thousands of students across the country...

Communicating with Teenagers: Sharing Life Experiences and ‘Mum Wisdom’ with…

  • November 7, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
Ensuring that the lines of communication between you and your daughter are always open is...

Educating Your Child About Sex And Safety

  • October 30, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
With all our recent headlines about rape and violence, no doubt parents are worrying about...

Depression and Suicide: The Unseen Killers Suicide in South Africa…

  • October 16, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
South African Stats 1)      10% of all non-natural deaths in adults and 9.5% in youth are...

Typical Teen or a Teen in Trouble?

  • August 20, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
By Janine Shamos Teenagers have their good days and their bad ones. But every so...

Busting The Myths About Teen Suicide

  • August 19, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
By Janine Shamos All teens are moody; all teens are rebellious; all teens are angry...

Parenting In The Information Age

  • August 7, 2014
  • Heather Hansen
There’s no doubt that parenting is not an easy job. It requires enormous dedication, self-sacrifice,...

Does Your Daughter's Social Media Profile Reflect Who She Really…

  • August 7, 2014
  • Heather Hansen
The other day I read an excellent blog written by a mother of boys addressed...

Bullying and Teen Suicide

  • July 25, 2014
  • The South African Depression and Anxiety Group
by Stephanie Harel "For 2 years, Johnny, a quiet 13-year-old boy was a human play-thing...

Cutting in Adolescence

  • July 22, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
The following is not meant to invoke fear, though it may, but rather, inform you...

ADHD?

  • July 14, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
"There was a little girl who had a little curl Right in the middle of...

The Slippery Slope of Girls' Friendships

  • May 31, 2014
  • Parenting Hub
Years ago, after I’d had my second son, I remember a friend (who had girls)...

Are you raising a brat?

  • November 13, 2013
  • Parenting Hub
Every child is born a loving , gentle individual and every child is prone to...

A Teacher Breaks Through to Tough Teens

  • May 24, 2013
  • Parenting Hub
On a recent episode of my public access television show, I interviewed Mr. Dan Blanchard,...

Search for articles of interest

Follow us

Featured Businesses

Featured Businesses