Developing a confident child

Developing a confident child

Self-confidence is an integral part of social interactions such as making friends, competition and sharing. Educator Kerry McArthur gives you pointers on how to raise a self-confident child. Confidence is believing in yourself and what you can achieve. It includes the...

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Should you ‘Spank’ your child?

Should you ‘Spank’ your child?

Clinical psychologist Dr Laura Markham explores the polarising issue of whether or not you should use spanking to punish your child. It’s very clear where she stands. Were you spanked as a child? If so, you may think it’s a good way to guide a child. Or maybe you...

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Screen time and your child

Screen time and your child

No matter how well intentioned you are, your child is surrounded by screens – television, phones, and tablets are everywhere, and it’s tempting to use them as babysitters when you’re feeling frazzled. Clinical psychologist Michelle Nortje helps parents to get to grips...

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Does my child have motion sickness?

Does my child have motion sickness?

A young child may find it difficult to tell you she’s experiencing motion sickness, but if you recognise a pattern and suspect your child suffers from it, life coach Nadia Scrooby has some pointers for what to do. Motion sickness can be difficult to identify in a...

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Do you speak Love?

Do you speak Love?

Just as we all have a spoken language we feel comfortable with, we also have a love language that resonates best with us. Educator Kerry McArthur explains how love languages work. Your love language is the way that you feel the most loved, the most appreciated and the...

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