Parents Starter Pack

Parent Resources

Consider this a hands-on guide to helping your child make better decisions. You wont find cake recipes here, but you’ll find recipes for preventing your child from being a cake.

Unless your child tells you about these events and the information in the newsletters, you’ll never know what’s going on. This package is designed to shed some light on what you need to know for your child’s future.

5 Steps to Set Your Child Up for Varsity

The complete guide on how to set your child up for varsity.

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Suggested Articles for Parents

Introduction – for the Parents

Here is something for the parents out there.  Change is at hand and, as a parent, your role is both crucial and could be unappreciated – as expected. As your child enters high school or university, so come the underlying pressures for the NEXT STEP! Top of mind for many is the following: What is the school [...]

5 ”Need-to-Knows” Before Your Child Finishes Grade 12

Here are 5 things to help you as your child finishes Grade 12 and heads off to university. There are lots of things to think about so let’s get started.  

We Are Creatures Of Habit, And Your High Schooler Is No Exception

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle Experts are all of the same opinion: You, as a parent, have the most influence on your child. And as the person who wants the best for your child, following the advice of Aristotle, habit needs to be, […]

Why You Are Still a Parent When Your Child is a (Legal) Adult

The process of your teenage child morphing into an adult is a process that happens over a few years. The unfortunate part is that you don’t realise that it’s happened until they’re standing in front of you, a fully fledged adult. It almost feels like we go to bed as the parent of a teenager, and overnight, […]

5 Things Every Parent Should Know Before Their Child Starts University

Letting go when your child starts university is quite an emotional step for many parents. Janine Basel shares what she learnt when her first child went to university – something that is worth passing on to you! It may seem obvious, but it still needs to be told! University isn’t only a big step for […]

5 Tips to Cope with Your Child’s Failure

Student and Matric failures are a reality, especially in South Africa. Read on to see how best to deal with this as a parent. When one of my children failed a course at university, I felt as if I was lost at sea. Questions came rushing up. Did my child have the wherewithal to do […]