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Wat is die "ROL" van oupas en oumas in 'n kind se lewe - kan ons die rol definieer?

Wat is die "ROL" van oupas en oumas in 'n kind se lewe - kan ons die rol definieer?

Elke familie bestaan uit n sisteem waar gedragsgewoontes en verhoudingspatrone al vir jare en generasies op n sekere manier funksioneer. Wat die een generasie leer word aan die volgende generasie oorgedra. Dit is dus baie moeilik om n baie spesifieke en beperkte rol vir oupas en oumas te definieer. Party families is emosioneel baie geheg aan mekaar en daar is patrone waar...
January 22, 2015 - Comments
Goeie gesinsgewoontes – wenke vir jou gesin vir 2015

Goeie gesinsgewoontes – wenke vir jou gesin vir 2015

Alle gesinne het hulle eie tradisies wat hulle spesiaal maak. Om die nuwe jaar te begin wil ek graag ‘n paar van hierdie tradisies en gewoontes bespreek wat 2015 saam met jou gesin spesiaal kan maak. Probeer om van hierdie gewoontes ‘n daaglikste deel van jou gesinslewe te maak.  
January 8, 2015 - Comments
Dealing with toxic relatives over the holidays

Dealing with toxic relatives over the holidays

We need to recharge and re-energise and fill up, so that we can soldier on again when the time comes. But what if you are holidaying with family members…this in itself could offer up some challenges. But now, let’s add to that; toxic family members!? What do you do and how do you handle it!?
December 18, 2014 - Comments
Holiday-Proofing Your Relationship

Holiday-Proofing Your Relationship

There is a common perception out there that relationships seem to take a turn for the worst during the holiday-season...and we can attest to that! After all; our busiest times are after long weekends or holidays... But is it really a case of relationships going wrong over December times, or might there be something else going on entirely?
December 11, 2014 - Comments
Teach children how to communicate healthily and effectively

Teach children how to communicate healthily and effectively

Healthy and effective communication between parent and child is a great way of ensuring that communication channels remain open. So really focus on your side of the conversation; model healthy and effective communication whenever you are talking or listening to someone and try and engage your child in...
December 4, 2014 - Comments
Wat is liefde? Hoe om jou lewensmaat beter te verstaan

Wat is liefde? Hoe om jou lewensmaat beter te verstaan

Liefde is een van die sterkste emosies wat ons as mense kan ervaar. Maar wat is liefde? Daar is ‘n groot aantal boeke wat liefde definieer en vir ons voorskryf hoe dit moet werk. Die probleem is egter dat niemand anders liefde soos jy sal voel nie. 
November 27, 2014 - Comments
Raising Teenagers In A Promiscuous Society

Raising Teenagers In A Promiscuous Society

In families where children are abandoned, ignored or emotionally, sexually or physically abused – the children are left with very poor self-esteem – and we have discussed the importance of a healthy...

Keeping secrets in a relationship

Keeping secrets in a relationship

If it is a secret that has a direct impact on your partner, I feel it is your responsibility to come clean; regardless of what you fear your partner’s reaction might be.  If it is something that...

New Baby in the family – How to prepare your child

New Baby in the family – How to prepare your child

This has the potential to become a pretty traumatic situation for children if they aren't prepared for it and if you as parents do not navigate their insecurities and fears adequately. Where he/she was once...

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