Development & Behaviour

Understanding childhood memory

Ever wondered if your child will remember the amazing second birthday party you painstakingly put together? Science says, probably not. Here's why.

Development

Provocative store ads: should retailers practise more caution?

Are certain shopfront ads a little too audacious for a place like shopping malls? Shouldn't mall storefronts be more family orientated than X-rated?

Birth

The Caesarian section rates in African countries

While women in certain first-world countries are able to select C-sections for any reason, those in many African countries are unable to access what could be a life-saving service.

Development & Behaviour

Picture books with no words help parents and children read

A local study shows that wordless picture books can improve the reading relationship between parents and children.

Getting Ready

Beautiful Zulu baby names for boys and girls

Here's a selection of South Africa's beautiful Zulu baby names.
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How much pocket money do you give your kids per week?

25 % - None
 
39 % - R1-25
 
18 % - R26-50
 
11 % - R51-100
 
5 % - R101-200
 
2 % - R200-500
 
1 % - R500+
 

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The entrepreneur experimenting with the chemistry of learning

Unprepared by her schooling, Bathabile Mpofu struggled with university science. Now she is back in the classroom, making learning fun and engaging for others.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How many germs your child encounters each day

Each day your child becomes exposed to a host of germs from the time they wake up, to the time that they spend at school, until they go to sleep at night.

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5 things to do to keep your child germ-free

Whether you are parenting a toddler or teenager, a few useful lifestyle tips can do a lot in keeping your child happy and healthy.

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