How to survive grocery shopping with children 5 min read
Marketing and pricing are the main reasons why our kids are reaching for junk food. Here's how to shop for healthy food and not succumb to pester power.
The foundation you want your child to have 1 min read
Do this now and your kids will come to you with their problems even when they're teens.
Teaching boys to rescue damsels in distress doesn't spell the end of feminism 2 min read
When did rescuing become such a bad thing, something to discourage in our boys?
One skill every tween needs to learn 4 min read
Despite the fact that collaboration is an essential skill for the sustainability of healthy relationships, whether it’s in family life, the school setting or the workplace, our children seem to get few opportunities to develop this skill.
Bibs & bobs — 18 November 2019 1 min read
Want better lung health for your child? Avoid this | New research on teens, social media and anxiety | Avoid speaking like this if you want your teen to listen
How superheroes can help when teaching empathy to kids 2 min read
Despite their flaws or weaknesses (because they all still have those), true superheroes choose altruism over the pursuit of personal wealth and power.
How to bond with your adopted child 4 min read
It’s been said that it takes a good person to love their own child well, but a different type of person entirely to love someone else’s child.
7 surprisingly countercultural parenting tips that work 5 min read
“It takes a village to raise a child,” so goes the African proverb. But what if that village, including schools, peers, media and the culture at large, goes strongly and blatantly against your principles?
Bibs & bobs — 22 September 2019 1 min read
The secret to happy arguing | The surprisingly simple solution to stop kids from bullying | Worried about your teen's health? Look at when they're sleeping
The surprising solution to your step-parenting problems 5 min read
Let’s start with that fundamental reality—you are not liked and not accepted. How do you deal with that with grace, kindness and respect for the child?