Parenting

Is there a right and wrong way to motivate your child?

Research suggests there is... here are a few guidelines for encouraging greater academic success in your kids.

Birth

WATCH: A gentle C-section

A C-section doesn't just have to be a cold and impersonal operation.

Fun

Babymoon like Beyoncé

You don't have to travel to Bora Bora to experience luxury. From luxury safaris, waking up to a magnificent view of the Indian Ocean or taking a trip on the Rovos Rail, South Africa is filled with opulence.

Fun

How to celebrate Astronomy Day with your kids

Spark their interest in outer space with these activities.

Development & Behaviour

The defiance of a 3-year-old

I'm pretty sure my kid's ears are broken and I don't know how to get him to listen to me.
Weekly Poll

How much pocket money do you give your kids per week?

25 % - None
 
38 % - 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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