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...

Toddlers tantrums; 5 points to consider

Parenting with JoanneTantrums are a very real part of your toddler's life. If not regularly, at least occasionally, you may be faced with such...

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...

Pets or no pets; 4 points to consider

Parenting with JoanneIf you are a parent and have a pet at home, you know as well as I do that it isn’t an...

HOLIDAYS!! 4 points that can help your child make the best...

Parenting with JoanneAs the holiday season draws near, the question of “how will I keep my children occupied?” arises almost inevitably. For some of...

Learning Difficulties and Parental Support; 8 things you need to bear...

Parenting with JoanneA learning difficulty typically affects the processes involved in acquiring knowledge and using skills to the normal level expected of those of...

Language and my toddler – 4 important thought provokers

Parenting with JoanneWe hear of developmental delays and milestone charts and wonder if our child is on par with other children his age. Perhaps...

Mom and dad in parenting; 5 areas that require this unmistaken...

Parenting with JoanneIn an age when growing up with a single parent is rather common, it is hard to imagine the ideal of a...

Making the best of television time with your toddler; 6 points...

Parenting with JoanneThere are many ideas in relation to television and children; the common one being ‘long hours of television is bad’. And I...

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...

Routine or no routine? Consider these four points before you make...

Establishing a good balance between routine and spontaneity in a child’s life can be rather challenging for parents. As newborns we may observe them...