Eye to eye; 5 messages you convey to your child

Parenting with JoannePicture this scene; your two year old tugging at your clothes, from way down below, at the grocery store asking if he...

Celebrating Parenthood; 6 reasons to celebrate the journey.

Parenting with JoanneAs yet another mothers’ day rolls into the calendar and many expressions of love are made, why not we as parents, take...

How to take away from the stress around exams! 5 points...

Parenting with JoanneAs the school calendar rolls into exam time, it is not uncommon for parents and children to feel some amount of pressure...

8 simple ways to ignite the creative spirit in your child

Parenting with JoanneTo foster creativity in a child, essentially means to allow many opportunities for the freedom of thought in his life. Creativity, in...

5 ways to say “NO” without actually saying it.

Parenting with JoanneIf you have been a parent long enough, you would have come across circumstances in which you question your child; “Didn’t I...

All Play and No Work?

As parents with pressing responsibilities around the clock, do we pay attention to our children playing? Yes! I said playing. Is playtime a regular...

6 reasons why reading with your toddler is so important.

Parenting with Joanne“You are never too old, too wacky, too wild to pick up a book and read to a child” - a saying...

Peer Relationships; What’s My Role As A Parent?

Parenting with Joanne10 thoughts that can help you determine your stand on this matter.It's always a joy for a parent to witness their...

5 things you say every day, that may not make sense...

Parenting with JoanneRarely do we pay attention to the fact that toddlers are still merely learning to understand the daily lives of the adults...

Half a dozen ideas that can help make meal times fun

‘Sit down and eat!!”, “You are not getting up until you finish this meal!!”, “He hardly eats anything… I don’t know what to do…”It’s...

5 Values that you can teach your young child

Parenting with JoanneAs adults, we have come to understand the importance of values in our own personal lives. They give us direction in the...

Consequences VS Punishments; four points to consider

Your teenager breaks curfew again. Your ten year old comes home from school with yet another pencil case missing. Your five year old has...