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Calm down, but how???

Nowadays it seems so easy to “know” the right way to do things! How to eat, how to get fit, how to parent… But...
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Why spanking is not an effective form of punishment

Most of us grew up in a household where spanking was the main form of discipline and we turned out fairly okay – this...
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Stop the stereotypes!

I just sent my son to his first day of preschool… in pink panties. After trying very hard to convince him to wear one...
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Adoption in South Africa

Following our articles on children and parents’ rights and responsibilities, we take a closer look at the rights and responsibilities that come with adoption...
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Parents’ rights & responsibilities

When a person has a child, they become a parent and the law says they have to take care of and are responsible for...
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The Children’s Act explained

This Act is there to help keep families together and make sure a child is cared for by family or parents, or is placed...
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Cruise advice

The first time we took to the seas with the family, we had a toddler and an infant. It was chaos! Long boarding queues,...
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5 things motherhood has taught me in a year

I have only been a mother for a year and a few months, but I really can’t imagine my life without our precious daughter,...
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What gay fathers can teach us about feminism and parenthood

Once upon a (fairly recent) time, fathers went out to work and paid the bills while mothers stayed home to raise children and kept...
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Innocent until proven guilty – let’s talk about mum guilt

According to the Mariam Webster online dictionary, the definition of guilt is the following: the fact of having committed a breach of conduct especially...
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