Mike Saunders, the CEO of DigitLab, a Durban-based digital marketing agency and father. He teamed up with Tamryn Coats of Ububele Psychotherapy and Educational Centre in Johannesburg, and created a short booklet entitled “Raising Digital Citizens – Parenting in the Digital Age”.Read the rest of this post.
Sleep deprivation is a form of torture. We all know this, and yet as parents we somehow expect ourselves to go for months or years without sleep and still function (and even be wonderful, calm, kind people). I’m sorry, but if specially trained soldiers crack under this particular form of torture, what makes you think you will be any different?Read the rest of this post.
This is a surprising movie. And it isn’t. It isn’t surprising in how good it is. One isn’t surprised by a good David O. Russell film. This is the man behind Silver Linings Playbook, The Fighter, Three Kings, I Heart Huckabees and more. His films are great. They’re gritty, real and highly enthralling and entertaining to boot. And one isn’t surprised by great performances …Read the rest of this post.
Universal’s new comedy release, Ride Along is well worth seeing if you are looking for a good laugh!
Ben Barber, (played by Kevin Hart) is a school security guard and he is in love with the gorgeous Angela Payton (played by Tika Sumpter). His dream is to join the Atlanta Police Department, and he is over the moon when he is accepted as a trainee. He also plans to marry Angela, but he needs the approval of her older brother, James, (played by Ice Cube), who is a detective with the Atlanta PD.Read the rest of this post.
Many of my clients come to me complaining that their children simply do not do what they’re told, are unmanageable, and are following the ‘wrong’ path in life. What this tells me is a lot about the parent, and very little indeed about the child.Read the rest of this post.
If you were to overhear the arguments that go on in my house every morning, you’d think I was parenting a teenager with actual fashion sense. Not an almost-three-year-old with bizarre Disney-fed ideas of what princesses wear.Read the rest of this post.
This was not the easiest decision I’ve ever had to make. I love my work. I love my kids. Not necessarily in that order. Making the decision to homeschool is not for everyone, and although I definitely thought it was for me, I knew it would involve some major changes …Read the rest of this post.
In South Africa, a growing number of parents are choosing homeschooling over private or public schools. This choice is protected by law, as the South African Schools Act (Section 51 of Act 84 of 1996) gives parents the legal right to educate their children at home.
Let’s have a look at some of the reasons why you should consider homeschooling.Read the rest of this post.
The question of why children lie begs the greater question of why any of us lie. If you think back to the last time you lied (and I’ll bet my life you can think of a time), look at what was going on internally and this will give you a good idea of why your children do it and how to avoid it in future.Read the rest of this post.