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Should we show kids where meat come from?

A preschool in Norway took 5-year-olds on a field trip to see how reindeer are slaughtered and skinned. How do you feel about it?

Fun

Baby, mom and dad share same birth date!

This December baby was born on exactly the same date as his mom's – and dad's – birthday!

High school

How does your child learn best?

To get the best out of your child, help him show his brand of brilliance.

High school

Matriculant with 97% average shares her secrets

Christine Vivier from Kuilsrivier has four tips for the class of 2017.

Babycare

Your baby: What's normal, what's not

As a mom you’re more in tune with your baby than anybody else. But when there’s a change in how he looks or acts, should you head for emergency room? Here are the most common signs for alarm.

Birth

Beautiful natural birth videos

These women gave birth naturally, on video. Share in their beautiful experiences (Warning: explicit footage).

High school

How teachers can use virtual reality

Virtual reality technology can change the way students learn, and it's becoming more accessible.

Primary school

Should girls wear dresses to school? Our readers respond

Parent24 readers share their thoughts on our much-talked-about article.

Back to School

Beat the holiday blues and get back2school!

ADVERTORIAL: Now that 2017 is well and truly in full swing, it’s time to get ready for the new school year.

Primary school

Right, left or mixed-handed?

How children's brains develop to make them right or left handed (and why being left handed is fine).

Back to School

When back to school isn't cool

Having been born with physical challenges and dyslexia meant the young John Demartini wasn't fond of school – initially. But then he realised the true value of learning, and today he inspires thousands to embrace school and their inner genius. Here he shares tips to help support your child who thinks school just isn't for them.

Back to School

Back to school! All you need to know

The summer holidays are over and it's back to school. Here is a comprehensive list of articles you can read as you prepare your child for another successful year ahead.

Back to School

Is your child gifted?

Is your child extraordinary in any way? Is he emotionally intelligent beyond his years? Does she solve complex maths problems in her sleep? Your child could very well be gifted.

Back to School

How to get kids motivated for the new school year

Some tips to help get the kids excited for going back to school.
Weekly Poll

Are you going away this holiday?

20 % - Yes, our bags are packed!
 
17 % - Yes, we are going to visit family.
 
31 % - No, we are having a staycation.
 
4 % - The family is visiting us...
 
28 % - No, we do not get leave.
 

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