Author - Common Good

Being an older sister to moms

At the heart of Sikunye’s Home-Visiting programme is relationship.  Women are trained to visit mom in her home and support her through the crucial window of time that is the First Thousand Days. This relationship is a powerful platform for moms to be encouraged and strengthened.  Listen in to the...

Parents first

If you were asked: what does a child in the first thousand days need? Fairly quickly you could describe what an infant needs. It isn’t one thing – it is a range. And it isn’t only one demographic of child that needs this. All children everywhere need a combination...

Dads don’t babysit

How do you get ready for fatherhood? Men facing fatherhood may have a range of questions that can be overwhelming: Am I enough for this? Can I provide enough? What is going to change in my family? New dads may feel that they can’t add value, that they have...