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Things to do with your kids on Heritage Day besides braai

Heritage Day has slowly become synonymous with braaiing. Is our rich, diverse heritage being swept under the rug?

Birth

How dilated am I?

Know how dilated you are without the dreaded internal exam.

Birth

Preterm labour: What do I do?

What are the warning signs of preterm labour?

Care & Nutrition

Sore nipples suck: Steer clear of the sting

Maybe your nipples are novices. They may be new to the feeding scene and therefore, they may take a real beating when you first start. We share a few tips to take care of your nips.

Trying to conceive

Should you tell the dad you're having an abortion? The law says NO in SA

A celeb reveals her abortion story and we find out what the law has to say about it in SA.

Development

Daily baths not a must for kids

Most under the age of 11 are fine with two to three baths a week, says dermatologist.

Development & Behaviour

Can you decode your baby's body language?

Your baby's trying to tell you something with every little action.

Development

Suzelle DIY tells us how to be a Story Bosso

The Nal’ibali’s Story Bosso talent search is underway! Here's how your kids can enter this fantastic opportunity to become a published author.

Development

Local SA celebs support anti-bullying campaign in schools

SA celebs are taking action against violence in schools and so should you.

Fun

Kids' savagery at its finest

Sometimes kids say some uncouth things. The adults work very hard at keeping a straight face, but deep down, they're rolling on the floor laughing.

Toddler (1-2)

Is my toddler jealous of the new baby?

Why is my older toddler suddenly acting like a baby?

Tertiary education

When universities aren't properly funded, everybody loses

It seems that South Africa’s universities are on a knife-edge once more. Its students are ready to march again.

Pregnancy health

Why do people not stand up for pregnant women?

Do people of today just not have common decency and manners anymore?
Weekly Poll

Do you think parents should be accountable for bullying in schools?

76 % - Yes
 
4 % - No
 
21 % - Depends on the situation
 

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5 healthy habits to teach your kids right now

Get your children to eat more healthily by showing them these clever tricks that’ll set them up for life. There’s even an easy recipe they’ll love to help you make

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What would you do to keep your child safe?

You’d do anything to keep your children safe, right? Well these are a few things you may not have considered

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Is your child wearing the wrong shoe size?

A useful shoe fit guide to find the right shoes size for your child’s growing feet

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How healthy is your child’s lunch?

How do you keep your kids happy and energised, without sending them into sugar-crazed overdrive? Dietician Cindy Chin unpacks a typical child’s lunchbox and gives her verdict.

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Is your child wearing the wrong shoe size?

A useful shoe fit guide to find the right shoes size for your child’s growing feet

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