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Worms? Don't squirm, read this!

It's very important to deworm your kids now that they're back at school.

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Intestinal worms

Children are more vulnerable to worm infections than adults. This common childhood ailment is easily treated and prevented


Back to school - the reality

Here's what it's really like getting your children ready for the new school year.

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So how was the first day of school for you?

Tell us how you felt this morning when you dropped off your child at school.


The school uniform cost debacle

Kim Norton wonders why school uniforms are so dreadfully expensive.


Tips for a good school backpack

A physiotherapist tells you what to look out for when choosing a good backpack.


How much does stationery cost?

Here's what the average cost of stationery is in South Africa.


Prince George's first day of school

Take a look at the little prince's first day of school pictures.

Development & Behaviour

How to avoid a teary first day of playschool

For many that first day of playschool ends in floods of tears. How can you avoid this for you and your tot? 


Failed Matric? Don't worry, here's your Second Chance

The Department of Basic Education launched a new programme aimed at students who did not make the grade.


SA's most expensive schools

Fees increase to more than what most South African's earn in a year.

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Girl called ‘ugly’ has perfect response

4-year-old girl has perfect comeback to school bully’s insult.

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Education bankruptcy

Education is a right, but it can be prohibitively expensive for many parents.

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Protect your family against worms

Deworm your family every six months with Vermox!

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Lunchboxes with oomph

Some tips on how to make your kids lunchboxes both exciting and healthy.

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Tips for encouraging reading

Get these basics right to encourage reading in your home.

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5 tips on paying for education

Make the most out of your financial planning for your child’s education.

Care & Nutrition

Making food fun for fussy eaters

Some great tips on getting your fussy kid to eat healthy.

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Back-to-school money stress

Masanda Peter considers how the new school year should be prioritised over fun holidays.

Health & Safety

“I want to kill myself”

These practical resources and tips could help save your child’s life.

Health & Safety

Depressed teens

5% of children suffer from a major depressive disorder.

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From one Grade1 parent to another

Advice from parents who've been through the motions of starting Big School.
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