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3 books for kids celebrating LGBT families

Enjoy these wonderful reads during June that encapsulate same-sex marriage and family. June represents Gay Pride month and the honouring of the 1969 Stonewall...

Fatherless father

When a boy loses their father, it raises a lot of questions but the most difficult is when they transition from a boy to...

How to help him be a hands-on dad

By default, mothers are expected to be hands-on, and so we are. Even the term ‘hands-on dad’ is questionable as there isn’t really a...

8 ways to have the perfect-ish family

I watched a movie the other day called “The Perfect Family” and it got me thinking… Families are very different these days but whether...

Sowing seeds of love

“Why try and explain miracles to your kids when you can just have them plant a garden?” This quote by Robert Breault sums up...

How linking cash grants to care empowers parents & makes children happier

Cash transfers, otherwise known as social grants, are growing in popularity in low- and middle-income countries. Their main goal is to reduce the poverty...

5 non-screen activities for your kids

Do you remember how much screen time you had as a kid? “Screen time” wasn’t even a phrase back then – probably because the...

Concussions from schoolboy rugby: why parents need coaching

Concussions are one of the most commonly reported rugby-related injuries. Young rugby players have a higher risk of prolonged recovery following a concussion. Preventing concussions...

How to keep your identity after having a baby

The journey of motherhood begins the moment you decide to be a mother. It may start from planning a pregnancy or applying for adoption,...

Helping your teen to have a positive body image

A happy home environment can help your child to develop an internal sense of control and a positive sense of self that will equip...