Hi! I’m Mandi Hart

Author, Speaker and Mother

Families across the world are in crisis. I help equip, inspire, and challenge parents as they raise their children well. When we live in wholeness and freedom, we all thrive.


“The most important thing in your life is not what you do; it’s who you become. That’s what you will take into eternity.”
— Dallas Willard

Parenting with Courage

A fresh and contemporary book about raising children. This book will guide you through the ages, the stages and provide you with valuable tools. This is for the experienced parent or a parent-to-be.


The heart and principles in this book will reveal the path through the constraints of fear and into the glorious hope of living a joyful life. You can overcome the stronghold of fear.
If you’re reading my blog,

You’re probably a parent or parent to be. You want to improve your ability to raise your children, and you want to live a whole life, flourishing in all areas…

Parenting skills


Family relationships


Freedom from fear


Spiritual growth and discipleship


Leaving a legacy as you raise your kids


Prayer is an act of great love

Praying for children is an act of great love. When we pray, we relinquish control, then we can release them to God. In raising a child, there are many things we don’t have control over. And we have to be ok with that.

FREE HOW TO PRAY FOR YOU CHILD PRINTABLE – don’t forget to download it and use it regularly.

Coaches can play a vital role in your child’s life

Like the African proverbs says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Parenting involves teamwork with various family members, teachers, and coaches through your child’s growing up years. Every child needs champions.  A coach, through words such as, “I believe in you,” or “Give it a go, you can do it,” can inspire hope, motivation, and dreams.

Love can mend your soul

Like Ed Sheeran says in one of his songs, “Love can mend your soul.”  Those lyrics put my other thoughts on pause as I was driving to fetch my teenage daughter from school one summer’s afternoon.  What was it about that four-lettered word that captured my attention?

Feedback from Readers

“Mandi is an amazing mother, full of wisdom and insight. It was helpful to have her advice and experience as I became a mother.” Allison Sherwin


“The realisation about who I am, influence what I do stands out to me. With many practical applications in her book, parents will find it a useful tool as they raise their kids.” Cornelia Reber


“Parenting with Courage has taught me how to raise my kids. It has shown me the value of being a parent and reminds me how important being a mom is.” Sybil Balintulo

Cape Town

A bit about me

Family means the world to me; they’re my biggest win. I’m happily married to Neil. We’ve been together for over 20 years, and our children are now teenagers. We think that every stage of parenting is the best phase.

Peoples and nations of the world inspire me. Having travelled and ministered in many different countries, I continue to dream of going to new places. As a family, church planting and missions have been part of our life for over a decade. Through Neil, I’ve learned to seek beauty wherever I go.

Two of my values include living authentically and transparently. My heart continues to expand to see individuals, marriages, families, and communities transformed by love.

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How can we connect?

I would love to make contact with you through my book, blog posts or personally through speaking engagements. I hope that you will join our online community for regular encouragements and inspiration.

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