Psychologist Mama
@MarindaBotha4 
Welcome to my thoughts on parenting and development. I believe that when a child is in the right conditions they will flourish and bloom...
The daisy symbolises cheerfulness, innocence, and sincerity - exactly like a child's spirit.
My Blog
  1. The Perfect Study Environment
    Children are all different and the ways in which they learn are different. What might be the perfect study environment for one child, might not work for another child. These different learning styles would mean that in order for them to be productive when they do homework or study, they would prefer specific approaches and environments. Some children should talk out loud or listen to music while others need silence, some wants to move around while others can sit on a chair for a long time. It
  2. When You Cant Afford A Tutor
    If you can’t afford a private tutor for your child, don’t despair. Try one of the following cheaper alternatives that could be just as effective: Group tutoring: This option is less expensive than individual classes and if it’s still a small group that allows for individual attention, your child could benefit just as much from it. Attend free extra classes at school: Schools often offer extra classes after school where teachers go through the themes of the week, explaining difficult concepts
  3. Girls Can Do Anything Boys Can
    Imagine if your subject or career choices was limited because you were a girl. Or if stereotypes like “girls can’t kick a ball as well as boys” existed… The truth is that even in our modern day and age we still, without even realising it, limit a girl’s choices and strengthen stereotypes that make them feel weaker or less smart. I love the Always #LikeAGirl campaign. It made me think about what I say to or about girls and women. If we really want to break these stereotypes and give girls the
  4. One of the most fun days at school is Valentine’s Day. Except when your child doesn’t have a Valentine and feels left out. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be about romance. You can appreciate friends, family or even a favourite teacher on Valentine’s Day. Teach your kids that it’s about appreciating others and help them to appreciate the people they care about. They will feel good when they make someone else feel appreciated and that might even lead to their friends appreciating them in
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Some of my favourite
parenting quotes:
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents. - Jane D. Hull
 
A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it. - Frank A. Clark
 
Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day. - Taylor Hanson
 
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. - Charles R. Swindoll