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Maintenance struggles

What can this parent do to make sure maintenance gets paid?

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Running away from maintenance

What can be done when a father dodges every attempt to pay maintenance?

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Getting a grandparent to pay maintenance

Do you have any advice for this frustrated parent?

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On the journey of double trouble

Mom of twins shares the ridiculous questions she endured while pregnant.

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Save the trees!

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Parenting regret

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My four births

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Pregnancy peeves

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Birth is my choice

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Two kids are perfect for us

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Oops, it's a boy!

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Surprise baby gender

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Children develop at their own pace

Don't rush children into developing before they have to.

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Childcare is expensive!

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No days off

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Respecting kids

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Kids are not adults

This comment is in response to The art of 'gentle discipline' on Facebook.

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Parents aren't catered for in malls

Do you agree with this parent?

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Why I love to watch 'The Shaytards'

One mom shares why she loves watching this vlogging family.

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School is better than home

Moms need down time too.

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Merry DIY Christmas

How to make your budget stretch by making this Christmas a DIY day.

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'I fell pregnant as a teen and aborted my baby'

One moms story of choices she made as a teen.

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'No one wants to see your boobs!'

Should mom be allowed to breastfeed in peace?

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Children at weddings

"I would not have had it any other way."

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Not impressed

A little note was left for this mom.

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What is happening in our schools?

A Parent24 reader is shocked at how our country's school children are being treated.

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Obsessive children

Children go through different fixation phases and it's totally normal.

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Try salt instead of sugar!

An April Fool's prank that these kids loved.

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Graves in my womb: Our journey to adoption

"We were so close to getting what we always hoped for, we had to make sure we arrived safely."

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Learning parenting lessons

Parent participation in day-to-day activities is more important than you think.

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An angry letter from my kid

A quick note from an angry 10 year old has this mom laughing many years later.

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Camping with kids

A mom shares her first experience camping with her family.

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Tips for camping with the family

A dad shares his tips for making your camping trips a success.

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The rubbish bin man

A funny tale about what little kids want to be when they grow up.

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School sports

Sports between siblings can cause jealousy.

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That one awful phone call

When you receive a terrible call that involves your children...

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Animal doctor

When this little girl decides on what she wants to be one day, she's very confident in her decision.

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Overcoming challenges

This mom has been through so much with her daughters.

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Kids and veggies

Bribery works for this mom when she needs her kids to eat their vegetables.

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Healthy food that kids want to eat

Hidden veggies in muffins and pancakes? This granny is making it work!

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My premature twins and their sudden death

A heartbroken mother shares about the birth and death of her premature babies.

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Our favourite family meal

A classic meal that has been handed down from family to family.

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Popcorn crazy!

This family really loves their popcorn.

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Dishes that make kids smile

Every family has their favourite meals.

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For the love of pizza

A mom shares how her son feels about her favourite meal.

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Family treats on the cheap

When dining out gets expensive, this mom has some handy tips.

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Parenting advice from a mom

No-one can tell you how to parent but this mom offers some great advice.

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Cheap birthday parties

How to keep the cost of a birthday party as low as possible.

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Questions about testicles and more

"How do you answer a child when he asks you what is inside the testicles?"

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'I was raped at the age of 5'

A Parent24 reader shares her traumatic experience of being sexually abused as a child.

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Keeping birthday costs low

"I learned long ago that the birthday party ends up becoming an elder people's party..."

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Affordable kiddie party

How to organise a birthday party for only R600.

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Illegal spanking?

"I will spank when necessary."

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My child threatened me!

"My child is already out of hand just knowing about this new law."

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The language of spanking

"This rule will definitely not apply in my house."

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Children need boundaries

"When boundaries are crossed there are consequences!"
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