Lisa Joshua Sonn
[OPINION] Do not domesticate girls
Lisa Joshua Sonn says all children should be domesticated as they are human beings who must co-exist in the world.
[OPINION] The madness of matric balls
Lisa Joshua Sonn says nowadays matric balls feel like a big production where the focus is everywhere except on the final gathering as scholars.
[OPINION] Mixed safety signals that may or may not work
Lisa Joshua Sonn says there’s a case to be made for learning self-defence and showing up confident and safe in an uncertain and unsafe environment.
[OPINION] Car privileges & road etiquette
Lisa Joshua Sonn says people with cars need to check their privilege.
[OPINION] Family circles are endless, not seamless
Lisa Joshua Sonn ponders the life cycle of family relationships and how parenting plays a role in that cycle.
[OPINION] A family separated by time zones
Lisa Joshua Sonn speaks about families impacted by the limitations of apartheid and that were obliged to leave SA.
[OPINION] On death and dying
Lisa Joshua Sonn says because death and loss are all part of life, we must be conscious to death as we are to life.
[OPINION] Infidelity is a choice
Lisa Joshua Sonn shares her deeply personal journey of dealing with an affair by her husband.
[OPINION] Moving on and making a new home
Lisa Joshua Sonn contemplates the looming move from her long-time family home.
[MY TAKE] Family road tripping in South Africa
Lisa Joshua Sonn gives her stamp of approval to family road trips within the country’s borders.
[OPINION] Middle class must close their mouths and open their minds
Lisa Joshua Sonn says most South Africans have nothing to lose and hence nothing to fear in the battle for equality.
[OPINION] No religion in schools: Be careful what you wish for
Lisa Joshua Sonn looks at this week’s ruling that public schools may not promote a single religion.
[OPINION] Til death or divorce parts us
While there are many scenarios, Lisa Joshua Sonn’s preference is that when we get married we do so for good reasons, and for good.
[OPINION] Your child is my child is not just a hashtag
Lisa Joshua Sonn says she regularly crosses the bridge between her childhood and contemporary childhoods and she is clear it's time we went back to basics.
[OPINION] Listening to the voices in your head
Lisa Joshua Sonn says there are times when the so-called voice of reason should be ignored.
[OPINION] Better late, than dead on time
Lisa Joshua Sonn has encouraged motorists to drive carefully, to arrive alive and let others do the same.
[OPINION] Moving into the Widowhood
Lisa Joshua Sonn says there are no guarantees in this beautiful life.
[OPINION] Managing the monster of menopause
Lisa Joshua Sonn says the onset of menopause has her rethinking her whole life.