My Blog

Read my parenting blogs below, many of which have been featured on Huffington Post SA.

Feeling Out of Control?

Every single person is affected in some way by this very changed…
14th July 2020/by Laura Markovitz

Today is day 1 of lockdown in South Africa. Worries
are plentiful.…
27th March 2020/by Laura Markovitz

Parenting in the time of Corona

We are in crazy, unprecedented times. As adults we are feeling…
16th March 2020/by Laura Markovitz

Thinking About Puberty

Despite going through it ourselves and our children inevitably…
17th August 2018/by Laura Markovitz


A WhatsApp group seems to have become an integral part of parenting.…
31st January 2018/by Laura Markovitz

Parenting – The Dance of Control and Letting Go

Sleep! Sleep was my longed for, lesser spotted partner in parenting…
20th October 2017/by Laura Markovitz
To bubble wrap the kids or not?

To Bubble Wrap the Kids or Not?

As I go longer and deeper into motherhood and through the clients…
29th June 2017/by Laura Markovitz
Do you ever lose it with your kids?

Do You Ever Lose It With Your Kids?

The other day a friend of mine asked me this question, “Do…
23rd February 2017/by Laura Markovitz

When The Holiday is Over

‘They’ say that change is as good as a holiday. But when…
10th January 2017/by Laura Markovitz
Talking Tragedy

Talking Tragedy

My children’s school community has been left reeling. It’s…
24th November 2016/by Laura Markovitz

Doing Battle on the Homework Front

“I love homework” said no child ever. Ok maybe there are…
26th October 2016/by Laura Markovitz
Parent Coaching

Be a Sport

Back in my day, the children’s party game, Pass-the-Parcel…
31st August 2016/by Laura Markovitz
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