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Positive Parenting

3 Parenting tips that simply suck

A mom of five tells a brutally honest tale of how some parenting tips fail to bring about the desired results.

Fun

Does Jamie Oliver's son really have a normal name?

The Olivers finally revealed the name, and it was worth the wait.

Partner Content

How healthy is your child’s lunch?

How do you keep your kids happy and energised, without sending them into sugar-crazed overdrive? Dietician Cindy Chin unpacks a typical child’s lunchbox and gives her verdict.

Babycare

Are hospital security measures good enough?

We do from time to time hear about babies stolen from maternity wards. So we asked you what you thought about the security in the South African hospitals where you gave birth.

Fun

Put your child in the story

Personalised story books are a great way to get your child to engage and develop a habit of reading.

Learning difficulties

What parents and teachers should know about non-verbal learning disability

Australian academic Barbara Rissman explains NLD, a learning disability well recognised in the US, but not yet formally recognised in Australia.

Care

Your kids in a car seat. Full stop.

We chat to the founder of #CarSeatFullStop about why strapping your child in is not optional.

Fun

Olympics party!

Celebrate your child's party with an energy-packed Olympics party.

High school

The Gauteng matric prep exam timetable 2016

Here is the prep or mock exams timetable for our Gauteng matrics.

Fun

Watch: Baking with a toddler

While this can be stressful and messy, it's also fun and really adorable!

Newborn

All you need to know: Preparing for your new baby

We've gathered all the information you need to survive your newborn baby in one place.

Fun

Test your Olympic trivia skills!

Challenge your family to see who knows the most about (arguably) the biggest sports event on earth!

Fun

Learn Bongie's road safety dance!

South Africa's road safety mascot, Bongie, the Buckle-up Buddy, is going around the nation's schools, teaching kids about road safety. Here's his little dance!

Development

Gaming in the classroom: what we can learn from Pokémon GO technology

Gaming and education - two words parents wouldn't usually use in the same sentence. This concept, however, is turning out to be quite beneficial and a rather dynamic method of teaching children.
Weekly Poll

When was the first time you spoke to your kids about sex?

21 % - In pre-school, just the basics.
 
38 % - After they mentioned or asked about it
 
23 % - When they're pre-teens
 
18 % - Never. I'll let the school do it
 

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Common Ailments A-Z

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