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

Fun

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.

Fun

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.

Fun

Free Printables: Thank you card for teachers

Print this card for your child's teacher and have them colour it in.

Fun

Win tickets to top 10 family events in Joburg!

THE GREAT CITY PRESS holiday giveaway: If you’re staying in Joburg for the festive season, here are 10 events to scribble in the family diary – City Press is providing fistfuls of free tickets too!

Fun

Barbie's flying cat, sharks biting Hot Wheels and other Christmas gifts for kids

In this day and age, buying gifts for kids can be quite a tricky task, but our gift guide showcases the top toys for kids this festive season.

Fun

INDEX: Tonnes of DIY gift ideas!

Making gifts for your child's teacher, grandparents or friends can be lots of fun! Here's a collection of all our DIY gift ideas.

Development

Do as I say... not as the President does

Manners maketh the man... or so we teach our kids.

Development

Early Childhood Development: How important is it?

There are many important foundations we need lay for our little ones and we should explore every possible resource available to us.

Development

"Mom, Donald Trump is a bully!"

It's US Election week! Kids tell us what they think is 'presidential' about Donald Trump.

Positive Parenting

How do you talk about Mr President in front of your children?

We may think we’re unique as South Africans, but nations across the world, throughout all the ages, have had leaders they didn’t agree with much. The question is, how much of this do we allow to filter through to our children? And in what way?

Fun

Here's how thousands of kids around the world use the internet

Children in the Philippines love Facebook and YouTube and use the internet for schoolwork. South African teens look up health information online.
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