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Screening Screentime: Parenting in the digital age

In some ways, parenting is easy. We know that we shouldn’t give our kids cake for dinner. We know that we shouldn’t let them run with scissors. We know we should always make sure they feel loved and secure. In other ways, however, being a parent is a bit trickier. We...

Impact!Africa: A tale of elephants

The inaugural Impact!Africa Summit took place in Johannesburg, South Africa from the 20 - 22 June. Hosted by Ashoka and the British Council, the event aimed to inspire, support and connect those in the social entrepreneurship space. Interestingly, I walked away from...

Helping young brains grow

The Foundation for Alcohol Related Research (FARR) has for the past 3 years been developing and piloting a computer game aimed at improving the cognitive development - that is, memory, attention and processing speed - of children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder...

Simple Loving Connections: Memorable Mom(ents)

Sometimes, during the mundaneness of everyday activities like cooking, I narrate what I am doing in detail, I say, “I’m chopping carrots” or “This is a carrot.” I’m not talking to myself or teaching a cooking class, I am interacting with my 17-month-old child. While...

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