Kate Sidley

kate sidley

Kate Sidley is a writer, editor, author and playwright based in Joburg. She writes and thinks about parenting, family life, education and childhood development, as well as books and literacy, food, health and lots more. 

8 tips for communicating with your child’s teacher
Good parent-teacher communication makes for a good relationship – and your child benefits

5 ways to boost your child's intelligence
Babies are programmed to learn, but there are some crucial (and fun and easy!) ways that parents can support the process

Benefits of reading to kids
How reading to your kids ensures strong language skills and a love of books and reading. What more could any parent ask for?

Yes, kids need routines
Find out why routine makes for well-rested and well-fed babies and toddlers in our first column from Kate Sidley.