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10 tips to conquer mummy guilt

10 tips to conquer mummy guilt

  “Do you also have that little voice in your head telling you that you are not good enough?” And what you are doing is ‘wrong’ or ‘not good enough’? If I asked you for a list of what you are told to do or believe you ‘SHOULD’ do, how long would that list be? You...

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Let them play!

Let them play!

Kids have a natural tendency to want to discover the world around them. Lets look at the importance of playful activities for kids of all ages and how it can benefit both their mental health and development.

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We are not raising children, we are raising adults

We are not raising children, we are raising adults

The first few years of parenting was the hardest for me. The sleep deprivation. The constant cleaning, feeding, picking up (the same) toys, not a lot of mental stimulation, being a butler, a rock-climbing wall, a housekeeper and clock. When I think back I can’t...

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15 invaluable life skills for all kids

15 invaluable life skills for all kids

15 invaluable life skills for all kids,
The list below is intended to be used as a guideline to help us as parents reflect on our children’s capabilities and development towards adulthood.

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Christmas traditions in our zoo aka Family

Christmas traditions in our zoo aka Family

It’s nearly Christmas. Again. The media portrays Christmas as a time for festivities, fun, lights and lots of gifts. But not all people feel that way. Oh yes, the Monkey-temperaments just love Christmas! But what about the Lions, Meerkats and Koalas? Read how they...

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