The other day my daughter asked me why she does not have straight hair like her other friends. Well I tried my best to explain to her that she is mixed – race. What is mixed-race, she asked? Mommy why don I have straight hair? Mixed girl problems, well honey it is because you… Read More Mommy why don’t I have straight hair? Mixed Girl Problems
As the month of motherhood celebration begins I find myself asking what makes a woman a mother? It is not just biology, but the important requirement of motherhood is Unconditional love. Giving birth to a child is not enough if you do not have unconditional love in your heart. Motherhood comes in all forms from… Read More Important Requirement of Motherhood is Unconditional Love
In first grade, young mathematicians expand on their early shape identification skills by going “3-D.” Now, they’ll begin to work on identifying spheres, cones, cylinders, and cubes. So Build a Castle…and Explore First Grade Geometry! You can engage your first grader with these fundamentals of geometry outside of the classroom with this homemade castle activity. In addition… Read More Build a Castle…and Explore First Grade Geometry!
How important is religion in parenting? Last night my husband and I we were up until late discussing religion matters regarding our daughter. When religion plays a big role in parenting it such a pain in the …… Married to a Muslim man and I was born a Christian but later changed to nothing. Definitely… Read More How important is religion in parenting?
Where has the time gone, it’s back to school and I am not ready. Seriously, did not miss doing homework and lunch box . I also did not miss the washing all white PE clothes gosh, they make me hate Tuesdays and Thursdays. I can not believe we are back at it again, another and… Read More Its back to school and I am not ready
Bullying in primary school should not be happening especially at a lower grade. I have always said that school children are the meanest. Lately my daughter has been complaining about a girl in her class Grade 1. This girl has been mean towards my daughter and her other friends. Saying things like you are stupid,… Read More Bullying in Primary School
Did you know that almost 15 percent of South African primary school children are overweight? This is according to the latest stats from the South African Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The thing that caught my eye looking at this news was our girls are very overweight than boys. Any a parent with a… Read More Our children are in trouble
Did you know that since the 9th until the 15th October is The National Nutrition Week: Love your beans Campaign , I honestly had no idea until this morning? The theme for this year is “love your beans” and I am not a fan of beans or lentils. This afternoon from 1 -2pm the Association… Read More The National Nutrition Week : Love your beans Campaign
I decided to get an educational tablet as her birthday present because she loves my tablet and we are always fighting for it. So I google educational tablets for children and I got MiPad Kiddies from MiMate and it was budget friendly because I bought this one for R999.00 from Takealot. This MiPad Kiddies from… Read More MiPad Kiddies from MiMate Review
I say the sex talk struggle for black parents because I will be addressing this from my experience and from what I have seen in the black communities and what I have heard from the parents. Earlier this week I was on the line to take a taxi to work and I realised that even… Read More The Sex Talk Struggle for Black Parents