Parents must stop complaining, and train kids from an early age

This author says children are given to many choices.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services, author of parenting book 'Stop Complaining! and Bring Back Involved Parenting' chats about why she thinks it would be good if parents, caregivers and guardians make it a point to be involved in their children’s lives in every sphere.

The book is talking about adults and parents today who go around complaining that our children are not well brought up.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

I condemn the fact of blaming our children for the attitudes that children are putting up.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

Victorine Mbong Shu calls on parents to sit down and scrutinise what they themselves are doing wrong that is empowering our children to behave badly.

She believes that parents will to much power to their children.

As soon as we are pregnant we are preparing our children's future before they are born.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

And when they are born, we start teaching them what we want them to be. In the process we are knowingly willing them the power of an adult when they are still children...and the first thing we give our child is the power of decision making.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

Victoria says we allow them as babies to have too many choices.

I have four children. I have never let them decide on meals.

Victorine Mbong Shu, Author and CEO of Profounder Intelligence Management Services

She says we live in a world where parents are forever on the run. But she believes that if parents negotiate with their kids at a very early age then it becomes easier later on. If they are trained from the time they are babies, she says, it becomes very easy.

Read More
Bafana Bafana star raises awareness around mental health

Bafana Bafana star raises awareness around mental health

Bafana Bafana soccer star Delron Buckley uses his book 'My Life' to raise awareness for mental health.

Movie review | The Snowman

Movie review | The Snowman

Movie writer Gayle Edmunds talks about upcoming thriller and crime film 'The Snowman'.

CapeTalk Turns 20

CapeTalk Turns 20

CapeTalk celebrates it's 20th Birthday with former hosts, commentators and even the CEO of Primedia.

Caller relays how he was bullied as a child

Caller relays how he was bullied as a child

Brian from Montevista says he had endured bullying for most of his primary and high school years.

Eye care awareness month: Why you should have your eyes checked regularly

Eye care awareness month: Why you should have your eyes checked regularly

75% of all cases of blindness is avoidable through prevention or through treatment.

"Maybe it's time WC took over the transporting of tourists to Robben Island"

"Maybe it's time WC took over the transporting of tourists to Robben Island"

The DA's Beverley Schafer says the ferrying of tourists to Robben Island has to run properly without risking any lives.

Popular articles
Why Sisulu and Dlamini-Zuma aren't suitable Presidential candidates: analyst

Why Sisulu and Dlamini-Zuma aren't suitable Presidential candidates: analyst

ANC branch in the Eastern Cape, Z.R Mahabana, has launched a campaign backing Lindiwe Sisuslu as an ANC presidential candidate.

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.

Pamela Nomvete on her downfalls as actress, and 'climbing back'

Pamela Nomvete on her downfalls as actress, and 'climbing back'

This week Xolani Gwala's speaks to former Generations actor Pamela Nomvete for #WhatInTheWorldHappenedTo feature.

[WATCH] New adapted national anthem by students

[WATCH] New adapted national anthem by students

Fees Must Fall activists singing the national anthem with a new melody and phrases calling it a 'decolonised national anthem'.

‘I started my thriving business with R5000 (and made a profit in the 1st month)’

‘I started my thriving business with R5000 (and made a profit in the 1st month)’

After 3 years there are 3 Nic Harry stores (incl online) that sell 100 000 pairs of socks in over 20 countries around the world.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?