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Cute kids of San Diego Comic-Con

The kids really stole the show at this year's San Diego Comic-Con!

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Entertaining YouTube channels for kids

We've compiled a list of fun, entertaining and educational channels to try on YouTube.

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Teaching little girls to lead

Despite progress being made, princess culture is still pervasive enough to be damaging to our daughters. Here's how to change that.

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Parent's guide: Making YouTube safer for your kids

Do your kids watch YouTube? Use these guidelines to keep viewing age-appropriate.

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PRINT IT: Fun holiday printable games to keep the kids busy

If you're struggling to find things to keep your little ones busy during these holidays, we've got just the thing for you.

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Are we fixating on screen time?

How much screen time is enough for kids? I saw this article as my two young kids were sitting huddled over the iPad.

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Honey, I unplugged the kids

Are your kids turning into googly eyed screen zombies? Here are some great ways to get them offline.

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Review: Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Finally, there's a book celebrating all the amazing contributions women have made to the world across the board!

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Protect your family from abduction

UPDATED: These simple rules could save your children’s lives.

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Girl disqualified from soccer tournament for looking like a boy

World famous soccer stars come out in support of a young girl who was disqualified for having short hair.

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How the #MenAreTrash movement is affecting my son

Natasha Marais talks about what the #menaretrash hashtag means to her as the mom of a boy.

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Welcome to the Dr. Seuss Museum!

Heads up Dr. Seuss fans, there is now a whole museum dedicated to our favourite wordsmith and it looks like such a fun place!

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Celebrate Child Protection Week by doing something great

South Africans, here's what you can do for National Child Protection Week, and every day after.

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Love swimming, but hate the fit of the caps? You need to see this

Innovative SA mom turns pain to profit with her uniquely designed swimming caps for girls with Big Hair.

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Video games: how to explain the good and bad to a 9-year-old

The debate around video games seems endless. Researchers weigh up the pros and cons by answering a 9-year-old's query.

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Clean Up Your Room Day: The parent friendly random holiday

Cleaning doesn't have to be a drag! Make things fun for your kids with these tips.

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Why kids should play in the garden

SPONSORED: Prima Toys helps you understand the benefits of playing in the garden, for both parent and child.

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The benefits of imaginative play

SPONSORED: Prima Toys outlines how children benefit from imaginative play and why it is so important for their development and well-being

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Popular culture: 5 ways you can direct its influence on your kids

Research found that children spend an average of 15.5 hours per week consuming media. What is that media telling your children?

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Our readers respond to YDE's sexy store ads

See how our readers feel about sexy store ads in public spaces.

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Science discovers the speed of poo

Parenthood can be a messy (and smelly) business. Researchers weigh in on the physics of poo.

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How to celebrate Astronomy Day with your kids

Spark their interest in outer space with these activities.

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From naughty nudes in mall ads to R2300 for bum masks

These are our top lifestyle stories you should read before this weekend comes to a close.

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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?

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Clearing out the childhood

Watching your children enter a new phase of their lives is both frightening and amazing.

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Your kids want a bunny? Here's all you need to know

While they are cute, furry and perfect snuggle buddies, taking care of a bunny takes a lot more than just giving them a few carrots.

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Stop obsessing over talent – everyone can sing

Have you or your child ever been told you can't sing? That's nonsense, says research.

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New app gives parents remote control of their kids devices

Google's new Family Link app allows parents a high level of access and control to their children's cellphones.
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