parenting

raise happy healthy kids

5 Easy Ways to raise happy healthy kids

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Being a parent is absolutely amazing but it comes with a ton of responsibility. Caring for another human being who is still too young to understand life and the way it works is huge. It goes without saying that we want the best things for our kids, at every moment…

benefits of lazy parenting

The benefits of lazy parenting

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For a long time I thought I was the laziest parent ever. This was surprising even to my own mother given that we were raised quite differently. What do I mean by ‘lazy parent’ exactly? Well, it doesn’t mean leaving my child on the sidewalk begging for food because I…

The Strength Switch review

The Strength Switch review

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Positive psychology. In a world full of negativity that’s thrown around easily, we definitely need it. The Strength Switch is a book by Dr Lea Waters based around positive psychology. Lea has extended the learnings of her research in this field from the boardroom to the classroom, and now, to…

How to be a chilled out mum

10 ways to be a chilled out mum

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We all want to be that happy, chilled out mum who makes everything look easy, but being a mum is hard. And you know what? Even that happy, chilled out mum has days that just don’t work. We all battle with the kids, go through tough times with our partner and…

how to be a happy mum

How to be a happy mum

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The best thing you can do for your kids is to be a happy mum. But to do so you have to make yourself a priority. Relationship experts would argue that the order should be self, marriage and then kids. If you put yourself last too often you can end…

talking to kids about poverty

Talking to my child about poverty

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One morning I turned the news on TV to find a segment about poverty in the Philippines. I watched even if though I about already knew it. But as it turned out, I didn’t know things had gotten even worse. The segment showed families going through rubbish, looking for food….