Lisa Joshua Sonn
[OPINION] Meeting your class for real
Lisa Joshua Sonn says there's truth in the phrase that we must look back at where we come from to measure how far we have come.
[OPINION] New me, New Year blah blah...
Lisa Joshua Sonn says that it is possible to embrace an unpredictable future by creating it yourself.
[OPINION] The gender challenge: Equal but different
Lisa Joshua Sonn looks at the value of single-sex schools for girls.
[OPINION] Ageism for Christmas
This festive period, prioritise elderly, sickly parents, says Lisa Sonn. Their needs are mostly ordinary and we can be the difference between a good or bad Christmas.
[OPINION] No quick fixes for domestic abuse
Lisa Joshua Sonn says we need to take an interest in the wellbeing of women and children who are exposed and vulnerable every day.
[OPINION] What shall we tell our children?
Lisa Joshua Sonn says we need to have difficult, uneasy conversations and know that we also all have a lot to learn.
[OPINION] Activism and the middle class
Lisa Joshua Sonn questions the role of the middle class in creating a truly free SA.
[OPINION] Raising someone else’s children
Lisa Joshua Sonn looks at the challenges of marrying a person with children.
[OPINION] The sanctity of death
Lisa Joshua Sonn says she knows that there is such a thing as a beautiful way to die.
OPINION: The good parenting debate rages on
Lisa Joshua Sonn says it’s disturbing watching a generation who do not understand boundaries.
OPINION: Greeting is a life skill
Lisa Joshua Sonn says the way we connect with other people determines how they meet us and treat us.
OPINION: Differently abled is not unabled, it's just different
Lisa Joshua Sonn wants more appreciation of what it’s like to live with a disability in a world of ableism.
OPINION: Grief, peace and justice
Lisa Joshua Sonn reflects on grief, which she says is personal and can’t be measured.
OPINION: Hair is a currency
Lisa Sonn considers the impact of embracing all black hair & black bodies.
OPINION: Why our children need to see transformation at school
Lisa Sonn discusses why transformation at schools is imperative.
OPINION: Bully proof children - Is it time to show bullies love?
Lisa Joshua Sonn considers whether it's time to show bullies some reverse psychology.
OPINION: The power of vulnerability
Lisa Joshua Sonn says as women we are seldom tuned into our authentic selves.
OPINION: In defence of lightening up & laughter
Wit is a messenger, and a defence. The ability to laugh at ourselves and our idiosyncrasies is strength.