What do we tell our children?

From the outbreak of COVID-19 in South Africa I have been asked numerous times, “What do we tell our children?” “How do we explain to them what this is?” “What is age appropriate?” The answer is; “I don’t know… I don’t know and I just don’t know.”   Never-have-I ever-been faced with a problem of such [...]

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Self-confidence in young girls

 Wanting to be someone else in a waste of the person you are -Marilyn Monroe   Society sends girls the message that it is important for them to get along with others and to be very, very thin and pretty. The question I pose:  What can a parent do to build a confident daughter who [...]

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Tooth fairy-how ‘rich’ are you?

How much should you give a child for losing a tooth? Is there a difference in price from the 1st tooth lost to the last milk tooth? Should there be a consensus amongst friends that they each give their children the same amount? These are but some of the many questions that I aim to [...]

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