This show is just too sweet! But besides being the last word in awesomeness for kids, it features some brilliant humour and nuances that the moms and dads will appreciate. Add to that, the catchy music, and the whole family will be bopping in their seats.Read more
Goodness, did my two love this show!
Seussical The Musical Jr. is the Peoples’ Theatre version of the fabulous and fantastical Broadway show, in which the Cat in the Hat narrates a special storyRead more
On a basic level manners help us get on with people in a specific society, at a specific period in time. Manners are time and culture specific, so our discussions around manners with our children can go beyond where and when we are right now and help them to be world citizensRead more
I think a lot of thought needs to go into buying gifts for anyone so that they actually use and appreciate it. There’s also the issue of me not wanting the kids to feel entitled, I want them to realise that not everyone has the luxury of receiving gifts and wearing brand new clothes each special occasion. So how do we balance this without giving a sermon ..Read more
I’ve just spent almost a week without my kids at home for the first time ever. And I’m sure you’ve guessed it – it’s been quiet, relaxing and restful. Who knew I was actually that tired that I managed to sleep for almost 16 straight hours!Read more
Most gifted kids end up like an unwrapped gift – they are a group of the most unrecognized and misdiagnosed children around today. They are some of the children most often found in a variety of therapies because they don’t fit in the normal schooling mould and we don’t know what to do with them.Read more
Many people are unaware that there is a difference between a tantrum and a meltdown. While both may involve screaming, kicking, shouting, biting and even swearing, there are some fundamental differences.Read more
Mommies and Daddy’s’ don’t despair! Or Maybe still do just a little lol.
On a serious note, don’t we all know of that one bad habit or attachment that we so desperately try to break our babies or toddlers away from?Read more
If your child loves his/her devices and often has to be nagged to just *move*, you need to read this article. It’s about actualising more of the brain-and-body-potential that’s inside our children, using easy brain-boosting activities. Plus, research shows that stimulating both sides of the brain enables children to learn better, become more creative, deal more effectively with challenges and emotions, and build enhanced confidence, self-esteem and understanding of their environment.Read more
How does one find the ideal team bulding , year end activity for a diverse group of South Africans from different religious and cultural backgrounds? Every year we search for something for Jozikids and last year we really “hit the nail on the head”Read more
The Secret Life of Pets is the most adorable movie I have seen in a long time!
Ok, so I am the world’s biggest animal lover, especially dogs who are my heart and soul, but even the hardest of hearts will love this movie. Adults, teens, kids… it’s for everyone!Read more
What’s the up side to letting our kids loose in the garden? What does it do for their brains, bodies, social consciousness, eating and just plain joy? I consulted an expert – Caro Tapson, former pro landscaper, mom, and owner of Seedling Stokvel – and learned some awesome things.Read more