Random Act of Day and other fun days to celebrate with your kids

Talk like a pirate, bake chocolate cupcakes and laugh together... there's a day for everything!


Joost survived by 2 kids - helping kids cope with loss

Having a father or mother with a grave illness is taxing and, regardless of how much kids may be preparing themselves for that dreadful day, grieving remains tough, but absolutely necessary.


12 times parenting was hard according to Facebook

We don't have to tell you parenting is hard. Just ask these parents...


The single mom's survival guide

Tips to help you make motherhood manageable


How to manage your kids being inappropriate

So what? Your kids are mischievous, they misbehave and their mouths have no filter, but the joke is on them... according to Kristen Bell.


Raising polite children

Has all our focus on self esteem created entitled little brats? There are ways to transform the monster we may have made back into a polite child


Did your kids buy the Santa story again this year?

Your child probably knows the truth about Santa – they're playing along for the presents


The 10 things that got parents talking in 2016

From pregnant mermaids to South Africa's favourite baby names... here are our top 10 topics of the year.


Is Santa sexist if he gives your daughter a doll for Christmas?

Should we be more aware of the type of toys we're buying our kids and those they receive from others?


Wrestling Baby Jesus from my toddler's fingers

Travelling abroad with a toddler can be a tad daunting, but there definitely are some golden moments!


We all going on a summer holiday!

Taking the family away over the summer is a South African tradition. Sunburn, whining and insect bites aren’t. You can survive a holiday with little ones in tow.


Facebook launches new parent portal

Technology has changed the ways in which people connect, but for families, the basics of talking with children about safety and security remain the same.


The buzz around #ReportCardDay

It's D-day for many school kids as they head out to collect their report cards for 2016.


"You never buy me anything!" Teaching gratitude

If your kids are nagging you for more and more stuff, do this.


Alcohol at school functions: more views

Do you think booze should be sold at school functions? It's against the law, but some lawmakers would like to change that. How do you feel about it? Here are your responses.


How do you talk to kids about racism?

It is a myth that children don’t notice difference or ‘see’ race.


"Our kids are a beautiful shade of both of us"

Readers share their thoughts and experiences with us.


Confessions of a NO mom

Are you one of those parents who continuously say no to your kids even if their requests are legit? Parenting blogger Cindy Alfino from 3kids2dogsand1oldhouse shares her experience with us.


"And where does he get his straight hair from?"

And other offensive things this mom of a beautiful mixed-race boy has heard.


12 moms who are really, really mean

As a parent you've probably been the meanie far too often. Here is a round-up of the world meanest parents... according to Twitter and Instagram.


Can you relate to these 20 #parentingstruggles?

We all have our own daily battles, but these tweets just about sum up life as a parent.
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