10 Easy Ideas for Winter Holiday Fun at Home

“Moooooooom, I’m boooooooored!” Bored: A five-letter curse word that no parent likes to hear, ever! Keeping your kids busy over the winter break can be particularly challenging since “go play outside with the hosepipe” isn’t always an option on cold winter days. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 10 things your kids can … More 10 Easy Ideas for Winter Holiday Fun at Home

With a R25 000 Bursary, Carey-Ann is Going for Her Goals!

A few months ago, we reported on the lucky winners of our R100,000 bursary competition. School-Days, a bursary-building platform for South African families, recently gave four young South Africans a massive bursary head start – R25,000 to use towards education fees. Carey-Ann Jane was one of them. This is her story: “I was raised by a single … More With a R25 000 Bursary, Carey-Ann is Going for Her Goals!

The Tax-Exempt Employee Education Benefit That No-One’s Talking About

We’re all familiar with pension funds, medical aid contributions, subsidised gym memberships and other employee benefits… but how many employees – and indeed, employers – know that employers can provide their employees with tax-exempt contributions to their families’ education? It’s no secret that many South African parents struggle to afford school and tertiary education fees. … More The Tax-Exempt Employee Education Benefit That No-One’s Talking About

Open Your Mind – Teaching Mindfulness in South African Schools

The statistics paint a bleak picture – two million children in South Africa are orphaned or vulnerable; one in three children is hurt by their parent or caregiver; one in five has experienced sexual abuse; and the suicide rate for South African children aged 10 to 14 has more than doubled in the past 15 … More Open Your Mind – Teaching Mindfulness in South African Schools