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Primary school

Abacus counting: how to do calculations the Japanese way

If you think an abacus is something preschoolers use to learn to count to 10, or all the way up to 100, get ready to learn a whole new way of doing maths!

Health

Rare Disease Day: we need more research!

Around half of all people living with rare diseases are children. This year, Rare Disease Day urges everyone in SA to talk about it, donate, volunteer and become an activist to help researchers tackle these diseases!

Partner Content

5 things to do to keep your child germ-free

Whether you are parenting a toddler or teenager, a few useful lifestyle tips can do a lot in keeping your child happy and healthy.

Parenting

Why are boys' aiming skills so astonishing when in the loo?

If you have ever lived with a male, which most women probably have, you will know the struggle we women face on what seems like a daily basis.

Development

Get your boys to check their balls – it could save their lives

Moms and dads have an important role to play when it comes to keeping their boys safe from testicular cancer.

Adoption

How one remarkable elderly man cares for Dropbox babies

Lee Jong-rak, an elderly man with a big heart, realised there is an issue society ignores and took it upon himself to help the helpless - dropbox babies. Watch his amazing story!

Health

A coach responds to school rugby concussions

An ex-coach gives his view on rugby injuries at school level.

Travel

What documents you need when travelling to or from SA with a child

Travelling with kids across SA's borders? Here's everything you need to know about travel documents for minors.

Parenting

In favour of free-range parenting

Today's parents are often victim to the fear mongering on social media and tend to hover instead of letting their kids experience the world.

Finance & Legal

Budget 2017: how you can stretch your rands

We're all feeling the grip. Here are some key takeaways from the Budget Speech to help you save more, use less fuel, and cook more cost-effectively.

Top Stories

This lecturer with a heart of gold just won a new Mercedes-Benz

Christa van Zyl is a graphic design lecturer whose commitment to helping her community has defined her career. And she just won a new Mercedes-Benz.

Finance & Legal

6 ways your family can save money in SA

The cost of living is on the up and up. Here we share some great ways to cut back and save money so your family can breathe a bit more easy.

Finance & Legal

How much does it cost to raise a child in SA?

We look at the costs of raising a child in South Africa, and what you can do to help save up.

Babycare

How to ensure your baby's neck muscles are strong

Help your baby’s muscles get strong with these simple activities.
Weekly Poll

How much pocket money do you give your kids per week?

23 % - None
 
39 % - R1-25
 
21 % - R26-50
 
9 % - R51-100
 
5 % - R101-200
 
3 % - R200-500
 
1 % - R500+
 

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