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Cathrine Versfeld

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sibling-rivalry

How to deal with sibling rivalry

As a mother of five children aged three to 10, hubby and I have had our fair share of sibling rivalry and fights to...
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Single women vs. single mothers

We often hear women lament their status as a single mother, which implies that they are wholly responsible for their children. But is this...
kids-doing-homework

Homework: Delight or daily dread?

Whether you’re a working parent or a stay-at-home mom, the question of homework isn’t an easy one. Who should be helping and how much...
paternity-leave

Paternity leave in South Africa

Finally! In November 2017, Parliament adjusted parental leave and benefits to better reflect the kinds of demands that parenting puts on working adults. People...
dad-helping-with-homework

Homework vs. work and home: Who picks up the slack?

There has been a fascinating shift in the way education is being viewed and applied worldwide. Spearheaded largely by the studies and findings coming...
mothers day

The seven rules of Mother’s Day for dads

The second Sunday of every May is sacred. It is the time of year that we exclusively dedicate to all the mothers in our...