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Talk Summary

We hope that you enjoyed your time with us during your antenatal class and we are so pleased to be able to give you some more in depth information about the topics we touched on during the talk. Here is the information and the links to the songs, as promised! For more information, contact us on […]

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Setting S.M.A.R.T Goals as Parents

“When we are motivated by goals that have a deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live.” – Greg Anderson Most parents feel like this about parenting. However, their commitment to their children can easily turn into a pitfall. It is easy to become over-emotional and this […]

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Is your child watching too much television?

This Poll is still active on www.thebabyexpo.co.za Click here. Really? Is roughly one out of three parents in South Africa still under the impression that watching television helps babies to learn?Ask any American doctor whether babies and toddlers should watch television and he will most likely tell you what the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: […]

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The Muscle Memory involved in Parenting

Picture from Photobucket.com When writer Loren Stow launched the Practica blog back in 2010, we decided to call it “Practically Speaking” and to sign off each post with Maya Angelou’s famous words: “Parents who know better, do better”. I loved the idea and I still do. The reason why I’m mentioning this is because I […]

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Bloggy Break

Like the rest of the country, Practically Speaking will be taking a holiday break! Our blog will remain accessible, but we will not be posting any new articles until the 14th of January 2011. We will be sure to send a mail to everyone again in the New Year as our first article goes up. In the […]

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TV Appearance

Sometimes life is ironic!  In light of our post on turning the television off… we’re giving you news to turn it on! Lizette has been invited to appear on Great Expectations – a popular parenting programmeme on e-tv, today at 11:30am. The topic is all about toddlers… Take a look if you’ve got a chance! […]