Parenting

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

Parenting

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

Parenting

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.

Nutrition

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".

Health

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!

Health

SA snakes and snakebites: a parent's guide

A quick guide to which South African snakes are dangerous, what their bites can do and what to do if your child was bitten by a snake.

Nutrition

Fizzy drinks, chubby girls

What kids drink at 5-years-old could affect their weight when they're teens.

Parenting

Is Santa sexist if he gives your daughter a doll for Christmas?

Should we be more aware of the type of toys we're buying our kids and those they receive from others?

Parenting

Wrestling Baby Jesus from my toddler's fingers

Travelling abroad with a toddler can be a tad daunting, but there definitely are some golden moments!

Parenting

We all going on a summer holiday!

Taking the family away over the summer is a South African tradition. Sunburn, whining and insect bites aren’t. You can survive a holiday with little ones in tow.

Finance & Legal

Who gets the kids for Christmas?

The festive season and child custody - make it work for everyone.

Parenting

Facebook launches new parent portal

Technology has changed the ways in which people connect, but for families, the basics of talking with children about safety and security remain the same.

Finance & Legal

Moving house? You need this checklist!

Moving house can be a daunting task. Not only is it an emotional journey, but you'll have reams of admin to do. Our list will help you tick off the boxes!

Parenting

The buzz around #ReportCardDay

It's D-day for many school kids as they head out to collect their report cards for 2016.

Parenting

"You never buy me anything!" Teaching gratitude

If your kids are nagging you for more and more stuff, do this.

Parenting

Alcohol at school functions: more views

Do you think booze should be sold at school functions? It's against the law, but some lawmakers would like to change that. How do you feel about it? Here are your responses.

Health

#16Days of Storytelling

Heartlines is encouraging everyone to share their stories, create awareness and uplift each other.

Health

Everything you need to know about child abuse

It is our legal duty to protect all children against child abuse and report abuse when we suspect it. So how do you know and what do you do?

Parenting

How do you talk to kids about racism?

It is a myth that children don’t notice difference or ‘see’ race.

Parenting

"Our kids are a beautiful shade of both of us"

Readers share their thoughts and experiences with us.

Parenting

Confessions of a NO mom

Are you one of those parents who continuously say no to your kids even if their requests are legit? Parenting blogger Cindy Alfino from 3kids2dogsand1oldhouse shares her experience with us.

Nutrition

3 Healthy recipes for essential nutrition

Add these to your diet to ensure you’re getting essential omega 3s and omega 6s.

Parenting

"And where does he get his straight hair from?"

And other offensive things this mom of a beautiful mixed-race boy has heard.

Parenting

12 moms who are really, really mean

As a parent you've probably been the meanie far too often. Here is a round-up of the world meanest parents... according to Twitter and Instagram.

Finance & Legal

Your responses: Domestic workers and nanny wage increase

Readers share their thoughts and experiences with us.
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