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...

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...

Five Ways To Make Your Home ‘Toddler Friendly’

Parenting with JoanneSo much of effective parenting lies in the ability to identify and affect the details in your child’s areas of development. I...

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...

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...

HOMEWORK and parenting; “What can I do to help”? 5 simple...

Parenting with JoanneHaving been a teacher for almost seven years now, I have very often come across parents struggle with this concept of homework,...

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...

5 questions that parents of preschoolers should ask teachers

 Preschool years essentially serve as a foundation for varying learning experiences that are to come. Very often, though, these early child education years are...

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...

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...

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...

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...