Declutter with teens – 6 steps to create a happy space and simple lifestyle

Declutter with teens – 6 steps to create a happy space and simple lifestyle

By Helena Zachariassen, Home & Lifestyle Editor Have you ever found yourself struggling to get your tween/teen/young adult to help out at home? Or have you considered ripping your hair out because they were so defiant in doing anything at all in their own room? Or were you simply at your wit's end, having no [...]

Book Review – Keeping It Under Wraps: Parenthood, Uncensored

Book Review –                  Keeping It Under Wraps: Parenthood, Uncensored

Keeping it Under Wraps: Parenthood, Uncensored by Alnaaze Nathoo (Editor), Tracy Hope (Editor), Louise Bryant (Editor) It turns out that the stories parents tell are true:Daniel Preston, A Shared Heart, Keeping It Under Wraps: Parenthood, Uncensored Dear Reader, I've found it. This is the book that I was looking for eleven years ago when I [...]

The Dialogic Reading Series: How to Read to Your Child When They are Less Than A Year Old

The Dialogic Reading Series: How to Read to Your Child When They are Less Than A Year Old

By Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor I simply knew that I wanted to raise a reader. I just didn't know how. I had a vague plan but no road map. One of my university friends gave my then newborn A.A Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh stories and I felt rather validated. Clearly I wasn't barking up the [...]

How to Include Your Family Values into the Sex Talks

How to Include Your Family Values into the Sex Talks

In the recent past, I have written about topics relating to body positivity in teens and tweens, puberty and 'the talk'. Today, continuing on that theme, we have a guest post by Kathleen Hema - a sex education teacher and public health lecturer. Kathleen Hema has lectured at universities in the USA & Australia, presented [...]