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Fun

A Mother's Day breakfast menu

Here's a menu your kids can put together for mom on Mother's Day.

Fun

3 handmade gifts for grandmothers

If you're looking for a sweet and sentimental gift to give to your own mother, here are a few ideas.

Health

What's in your toddler's food?

Between your child's picky taste and your busy schedule, convenience foods are often the easiest choice. But what is really in these everyday quick foods we feed our children?

Development & Behaviour

Mom and dad, stop with the baby talk!

While it's too cute for words, research suggests it's time to stop the pint-sized pronunciations.

Fun

DIY puffy paint in no time

Get creative with colourful puff pastry, a two-in-one activity. 

Birth

TENS: Alternative pain relief during labour

Most expectant mothers want to keep the use of drugs to a minimum during their birthing. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is one safe, effective, non-invasive way to do this.

Sleeping

5 sleep secrets for new moms

It's quite normal to feel a bit like a walking zombie with a new baby, but there are a few tricks to help you catch up on lost sleep.

Travel

50 best SA camping spots for families

From 4-star family resorts to rustic sites with outdoor showers, here are 50 popular camping and caravan spots the whole family kids will enjoy.

Development

Should school uniforms have reflective strips?

Many of us have had near misses, braking suddenly when a school child runs in front of our car. Kim Norton is thinking of solutions to help protect our small children.
Weekly Poll

Do you know of schools still using corporal punishment?

6 % - Yes, my child gets caned or punished cruelly at school
 
17 % - I’ve heard rumours about my child’s school
 
78 % - No, luckily our school doesn’t use cruel discipline methods
 

Tools & Calculators

week-by-week

Want to know what your baby looks like and what you can expect at this stage?

Common Ailments A-Z

Athlete's foot

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Baby name finder

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