Parenting


The importance of Mum-time

Nicole M. King | 14 April 2014
Research backs up the fact that there's no substitute for a mother’s care.

Enough with the baby doom and gloom

Tamara Rajakariar | 02 April 2014
Just a reminder of the excitement of a new baby.

Are you loving or spoiling your kids?

Tamara Rajakariar | 26 March 2014
It's hard to know where the “taking care of them” stops and the over-indulging starts.

Don’t hand the kid the phone

Tamara Rajakariar | 20 March 2014
A phone’s not a pacifier - 10 reasons to keep technology away from the kids.

Is it wrong to tell your daughter that she’s gained weight?

Tamara Rajakariar | 07 March 2014
Weight, body image, social values and parenting.

What daddy’s little girl learns from her father

Tamara Rajakariar | 19 February 2014
A father's behaviour impacts his daughter's self-worth and her expectations of men.

Passing on your faith to your kids

Tamara Rajakariar | 12 February 2014
What makes kids either embrace or reject the faith of their parents?

How to tell if your child is a bully

Tamara Rajakariar | 05 February 2014
Video 3 of 4 with developmental psychologist, Dr. Gordon Neufeld.

Can a bully be reformed?

Tamara Rajakariar | 04 February 2014
Video 2 of 4 with developmental psychologist, Dr. Gordon Neufeld.

Why do kids bully?

Tamara Rajakariar | 03 February 2014
Video 1 of 4 with developmental psychologist, Dr. Gordon Neufeld.

Five parenting tips from the Obama household

Tamara Rajakariar | 28 January 2014
Highlighting the importance of a structured lifestyle.

Millenials choose demanding jobs over having kids

Nicole M. King | 17 January 2014
Millenials would like to have kids someday, but they just don’t see how it could work

Taking outsourced parenting to a whole new level

Tamara Rajakariar | 13 January 2014
Not babysitting – we’re talking toilet training, night duty, toddler life coaching and more

Regular bedtimes as important for kids as getting enough sleep

Sarah Biggs | 13 November 2013
Children with widely varying bedtimes are more likely to have problems controlling their emotions.

Family breakdown linked to obesity

Nicole M. King | 11 November 2013
Kids from one-parent families are at greater risk of obesity and early onset puberty.

Do educated parents prefer home care or day-care?

Tamara Rajakariar | 18 October 2013
The higher their education, the more parents prefer day-care to home care - but overall, parents would rather stay home.

Parents need to get smart about porn

Tamara Rajakariar | 02 October 2013
Parents need to be more aware of the reality of their kids' exposure to porn.

Living like it’s 1986

Tamara Rajakariar | 16 September 2013
Want to boost family life? Get rid of any modern technology post 1986, as this family have done.

Parents posting photos of their kids online - yes or no?

Tamara Rajakariar | 11 September 2013
Will posting pictures of the bubs affect them later on in life?

The home, first place of learning

Carolyn Moynihan | 19 April 2013
Parents around the world talk about the importance of how things are done in the home to raising children with good habits and values.

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