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.


Mom of 13-year-old Luca with leukaemia begs you to sign petition

Would you pay R2,000 to register as a stem-cell donor? Probably not, and that's why we need government's help.


Working moms: stop feeling guilty

Do you constantly fight with yourself about whether you should be taking care of your kids or taking care of your career?


Random Act of Day and other fun days to celebrate with your kids

Talk like a pirate, bake chocolate cupcakes and laugh together... there's a day for everything!

Date night

Parents share their date-night selfies

Check out how parents are making date night great again!


School rugby and concussions: why parents can't bury their heads in the sand

World Rugby is trying to increase awareness around one of the most common rugby injuries.


5 ways new series 'This is Us' gets adoption right

Local blogger explores how mainstream media is finally getting adoption right.

Finance & Legal

Readers respond to Bloem mom abusing her child in shop

What would you do if you saw a parent abusing their child in front of you?


Thousands vaccinated in Stellenbosch after measles outbreak

A total of 2,700 learners in three Stellenbosch schools have been successfully vaccinated against measles.


Meet Madonna's beautiful new twin daughters

Stelle and Estere just became the luckiest twins in Malawi!


Joost survived by 2 kids - helping kids cope with loss

Having a father or mother with a grave illness is taxing and, regardless of how much kids may be preparing themselves for that dreadful day, grieving remains tough, but absolutely necessary.


Mosquito nets, chests and other dangers lurking in your home

Watch out for these everyday household items.


Measles outbreak in Stellenbosch: how to protect your kids

A measles outbreak in Stellenbosch is under control, says Dr Beth Engelbrecht, head of the Western Cape Department of Health.


10 best timesavers for busy moms

When you’re a mom, there are just never enough hours in the day, so we’ve got 10 great timesavers to help you keep on top of your to-do list

Finance & Legal

In France you may still smack your children, says court

A French law condemning the smacking of children has been struck down by the Constitutional Council, dismaying opponents of a practice for which France has been rapped by the UN.


12 times parenting was hard according to Facebook

We don't have to tell you parenting is hard. Just ask these parents...


How to manage your kids being inappropriate

So what? Your kids are mischievous, they misbehave and their mouths have no filter, but the joke is on them... according to Kristen Bell.


The single mom's survival guide

Tips to help you make motherhood manageable

Finance & Legal

How much pocket money do you give your child?

Please help Parent24 find out how much pocket money South African kids get in 2017 by filling in the short survey below!


You respond: Does your child get pocket money?

We recently asked our Facebook community if their kids get pocket money. See some of the responses below.


Raising polite children

Has all our focus on self esteem created entitled little brats? There are ways to transform the monster we may have made back into a polite child


The 10 things that got parents talking in 2016

From pregnant mermaids to South Africa's favourite baby names... here are our top 10 topics of the year.


Did your kids buy the Santa story again this year?

Your child probably knows the truth about Santa – they're playing along for the presents


4 ways to tackle child malnutrition the Brazilian way

Brazil managed to drive down child stunting from 55% to 6%. Here's how they did it.

Finance & Legal

How you cope without extra help over the holidays

We had a big response to the story "Coping without your domestic worker during the holidays".


Beach "queen" loving her mommy body

A Cape Town mom revealed pictures of her post-baby body in a monokini on the beach, saying our bodies are beautiful because they are. Amen, sister!
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