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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.

Development

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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How Ella's big surprise birthday bash will go down

Two very excited 6-year-olds are hosting a big birthday bash today... and it's a surprise.

Fun

Can rugby and soccer save the world? Finger-painting can too

Yes, when kids participate in sports, particularly team sports, they do develop certain valuable skills. But is it the sport itself or a "magic" hidden element that drives the development?

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Is this remarkable 10-year-old refugee Picasso's successor?

Farhad Nouri's eye for detail is impeccable. He also looks up to one of the most prominent artists of the 20th century - Pablo Picasso.

Development

Is immunisations without written consent legal?

A dad wonders if the Department of Health is allowed to vaccinate his child without his consent. See what they have to say.

Fun

Kids love Lego's new inventions, financials show

After the patent for Lego blocks expired and imitation interlocking blocks started flooding South African shops, Lego is still 75 billion Lego blocks a year.

Development

Bullying: "It's the teachers' responsibility"

Our readers respond to the bullying incident at a Western Cape school.

Development

Bullying: What more can we do to stop violence in our schools?

Do we only realise just how severe bullying is once a child has to undergo reconstructive surgery after being assaulted? When will we put a stop to this?

Fun

Read to your kids today and help break the record!

Can you help us read aloud to 510,000 kids in South Africa on 16 February?

Development

We have a vaccine for six cancers; why are less than half of kids getting it?

There is a vaccine that keeps the risk of developing six Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers at bay, but adoption of it has been slow and surprising low.

Development

Raise a money smart child

You don’t have to be Warren Buffet to raise a money savvy child, but it does help to start laying the foundations now.

Development

6 Dangerous myths about bullying

Don't be the parent or teacher who believes these clichés about school bullying.

Development

You respond: Does your child get pocket money?

We recently asked our Facebook community if their kids get pocket money. See some of the responses below.

Fun

BOOK REVIEWS: Adventure-filled books for kids

Children’s books that will expand their imaginations and take them on journeys of discovery about concepts such as colours and sizes

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How much TV is 'too much'?

On hot summer days or cosy winter days, TV seems like an easy option and before you know it, your kids could be watching between two to four hours of TV a day. Is it good for development or should we wean them off it?

Health

Learning how to swim

All about swimming lessons, from your child’s first cautious dip to stroke correction and swimming galas

Health

Are sharks a danger to your kids?

14 essential tips for protecting your child against shark attacks.

Development

Coping without your domestic during the holidays

It is that time of year were we need to start preparing ourselves to cope without our faithful and helpful domestic workers.

Development

Beating the summer holiday brain drain

How parents can keep kids’ minds active over the holidays.

Fun

10 Cheap holiday activities

Run out of holiday activities? Here are 10 great ways to keep your kids occupied this holiday.

Development

Bullying and viral videos: a match made in hell

2016 has seen a number of bullying videos go viral. A psychologist explains why this trend is worrying.

Development

Bullying videos: what the SA law says

Can you be sued for sharing a bully video online? Can a cyber bully be prosecuted? Two SA lawyers unpack the recent phenomenon of bullying videos and the law.

Fun

The big Christmas biscuit bake-off

Baking with your children creates extra special festive memories. Start a yummy tradition this year.

Development

Fun ways to make your kids smarter during the holidays

Edublox reading, maths and learning clinic shares a few tips on how to find a middle ground this year so that the whole family can start 2017 sharp and refreshed.

Fun

Apps to keep kids thinking and learning during holidays

A round-up of creative and fun apps to help kids distill everything they've learned this year and to build new skills.

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How well do you know your Disney?

From Sleeping Beauty and Snow White to Princess Elsa and Moana, Disney has been apart of our lives for almost a century.
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