Is motherhood a job?

On Saturday morning, Nikki Bush, creative parenting expert and The Weekend Breakfast host, Phemelo Motene celebrated mothers ahead of mother's day on Sunday. Bush says when you become a mother you become more empathetic.

Don't parent for the 'thanks' you need to parent for joys.

Nikki Bush, Creative parenting expert

Bush adds that nobody pays mothers in monetary terms for their amount of time, energy and effort they invest in their children. She also says until one becomes a mother, they will never appreciate just how much their own mom gave and invested to them.

Mothers are the keepers of traditions.

Nikki Bush, Creative parenting expert

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Parenting Feature: Creating an art corner

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Creative parenting expert Nikki Bush explains the benefits of creating an art corner to allow your kids to express themselves.

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Parenting expert Nikki Bush speaks about the importance of parents knowing what their children get up to on the internet.

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The importance of planning as the world evolves around us is essential, advises creative parenting expert Nikki Bush

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Addiction has a huge genetic propensity, says parenting expert and addiction councilor and children of addicts can become addicts.

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Nikki Bush discusses moral development and the appropriate age to start instilling principles of right and wrong in your children.

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