“Hoe om ‘n sensitiewe en teruggetrokke kind te hanteer.”
by Groeipyne met Johan van Lill

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Hoe gemaak met ‘n uiters sensitiewe en teruggetrokke kind? Luister na arbeidsterapeut en skrywer, Lizanne du Plessis, se Groeipyne potgooi met RSG se Johan van Lill vir professionele raad en gepaste wenke.

Why Sibling Rivalry Will Never Be Seen As Normal In My House

Sibling rivalry is the word we use to describe the fighting, arguing and bickering between siblings. Seldom a week goes by without my girls having a disagreement, squabble or a bickering incident. I can do disagreement and perhaps even an argument (often over those little everyday insignificant stuff), but when it gets ugly and results […]

April 2016

What I’ve learned at the Baby Sense Seminars

The Seven Truths of Parenthood

Why I love the Baby Sense Seminars August was a busy month for me and my family. Baby Sense (one of South Africa’s leading baby brands) together with Johnson’s hosted four seminars across South Africa. The rooms were filled with hundreds of pregnant moms, sleep-deprived parents and grandparents who came to get tips on the […]

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When brave leaves the house

...and you have to find the courage to get it back again

I’m in the middle of preparing for my talks at the Baby Sense Seminars this coming August. It’s titled: Toolkit for Brave Moms. But to be honest, this brave mama doesn’t feel that brave at the moment. It’s been almost a year since our big move from the UK to South Africa, and while we […]


Two Super Easy Ways to Strengthen Family Relationships

Push away the awkwardness and deepen the connection

My husband travels a lot. When he’s away we speak daily through Skype or FaceTime. He’s part of our dinner conversations, although through a screen. It’s great when he gets back and we’re delighted that he’s safe and back at our nest. But there’s no shying away from it. There’s always that slight tension between […]

Two Super Easy Ways to Strengthen Family Relationships. Blog post Lizanne du Plessis. Intentional parenting.