ARTICLES RELATING TO POSITIVE PARENTING

Yes, there is a way to respectfully disagree with your partner's parenting

2019-02-28 13:00

Having an open and honest conversation with your spouse when you don't quite agree with their parenting, is easier said than done. But when it's for the sake of your child, you absolutely should say something. It's all in the way you say it.

Toxic parenting styles we're leaving with our parents

2019-02-07 12:00

What would you leave behind?

"Dads who don't like suits and cigars aren't weak"

2019-02-04 12:40

"How I see it is that we need to give kids options, we need to tell them about gender, sexual orientation, etc. and make it fine for them to choose and to accept the choices of others whether you agree or not."

Nine-year-old’s heartfelt letter to Disney requesting princess characters who wear glasses

2019-02-02 19:09

“I wanted to write the letter to make a difference. I don’t want other girls to think the way I did.”

Dear future daughter...

2019-01-31 14:35

Let's talk affairs of the heart.

10 rules for play dates

2019-01-29 12:46

Because playdates aren't always all fun and games.

These pictures of a little girl posing with her two dads went viral for all the right reasons!

2019-01-24 17:20

Five-year-old Willow from Texas in the US doesn’t only have one amazing dad – she has two!

WATCH: At 46 Gwyneth Paltrow says she’s “too old” to have more kids - here's why!

2019-01-23 12:35

Would you add to your brood in your forties or fifties?

Gillette’s new clip about positive male role models is razor sharp

2019-01-16 10:26

Boys will be boys, right? Well, we certainly hope not.

16 Fun and affordable hobbies to try with your kids this year

2019-01-11 11:38

Trying new things doesn't have to break your bank.

 

Mom celebrates Black History Month by dressing her 2-year-old as inspirational women

2019-02-20 12:00

This mom wants her daughter to realise that she has limitless opportunities in life.

The one question you didn't think to ask before a playdate that can save your child's life

2019-02-07 11:11

Scary Mommy recently posted a video of the one question you're probably NOT asking before a play date. And it's an important, lifesaving, one. Is your gun locked up?

Cape Town’s Bravest: Mother and firefighter Coleen Johnson on trailblazing her way in a male-dominated field

2019-02-04 12:35

We recently wrote an article covering the #FirefightingSexism campaign started by West Midlands Fire after they saw a tweet by a mom of her 4-year-old girl who thought, because she was female, she couldn't become a firefighter. Coleen Johnson, from Cape Town, wrote in to us in response: "I too dreamed of being a firefighter when I was a little girl and I did it! Tell Esmé that she can be anything! Dream big, baby girl!" We interviewed Coleen and she told us all about her journey and how she encourages her girls to be whatever they want to be.

Say what? Emojis and text talk decoded for parents

2019-01-31 14:43

Are you sending eggplant emojis to reference the roast veggies you're making for dinner? You may want to stop doing that (and read this ASAP).

Piers Morgan got into a fight with a dad in an Elsa costume on Twitter and obviously lost

2019-01-31 14:29

Let [your gender stereotypes] go! Let it go! Can't hold us back anymore! This dad dressed up in an Elsa costume to sing Let It Go with his son, and while some were moved, Piers Morgan, was not.

"Just teach your kids how to do stuff!" – 10 Practical skills every parent should impart on their child

2019-01-28 12:43

"My child can't even do that..." Well, did you teach them how to do it? Here's why upskilling your child every year will empower them and free up your time.

WATCH: These women are #Firefightingsexism one fire picture at a time

2019-01-23 14:41

Because girls can be firefighters too.

This news anchor's take on sex as something her daughters DON'T have to be ashamed of is beautiful

2019-01-18 12:25

"It’s a sacred act, but have fun with it, and enjoy being a woman,’ Maria Shriver tells her 20-something-year-old daughters.

7 ways the world is becoming a better place for our children

2019-01-11 12:14

The news is always covering the terrorist attacks, the wars, the complete catastrophes and Trumpesque drama. But what about the good news? What about the rising life expectancy? And the drop in child mortality? It's not all bad...

From playschool to big school: 6 ways parents can help make the transition easier for their children

2019-01-09 16:19

"Increased demands and an unfamiliar environment can be daunting, and children need to be eased into the new situation." An expert shares how you can help make this milestone easier for your little one.

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