Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
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.
What would you leave behind?
"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."
“I wanted to write the letter to make a difference. I don’t want other girls to think the way I did.”
Let's talk affairs of the heart.
Because playdates aren't always all fun and games.
Five-year-old Willow from Texas in the US doesn’t only have one amazing dad – she has two!
Would you add to your brood in your forties or fifties?
Boys will be boys, right? Well, we certainly hope not.
Trying new things doesn't have to break your bank.
This mom wants her daughter to realise that she has limitless opportunities in life.
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?
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.
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).
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.
"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.
Because girls can be firefighters too.
"It’s a sacred act, but have fun with it, and enjoy being a woman,’ Maria Shriver tells her 20-something-year-old daughters.
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...
"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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