WATCH: The Rock flexes his dad muscles

"Being a father is the greatest job I have ever had." Watch doting dad Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson talk about what fatherhood means to him.


Dads respond to #MenAreTrash

A few of our male readers respond to the #MenAreTrash movement.


David Beckham's dad diaries will melt your heart

"They live a normal life." Watch David Beckham as he shares precious moments with his kids.


PRINT IT! Thanks dad, here's a card

Every dad gets his day. Download and print out our fun cards and make Dad's day.


Parenting in SA: one size doesn't fit all

Questioning parenting self-help books from a cultural perspective.


Why dads can't be the dads they want to be

It’s about more than gender dynamics: Do social institutions get in the way of dads being dads?


10 ways parents can do divorce differently

Bypass the destructive effect divorce can have on a family, and move into the new territory of mediation and co-parenting.


Funny Mother's Day tweets

Mother's Day Twitter has us rolling on the floor laughing.


A mom's story: "Living with my son's Prader-Willi Syndrome"

One in 15 000 babies around the world are born with PWS. Janet Legemaate shares their inspiring story.


Make this Mother's Day amazing!

Print out these gorgeous gift tags, in English, Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho and Afrikaans! Plus lots of ideas to make this a special day.


Tired of nagging? Here's how to motivate your child

Here are a few guidelines for encouraging greater academic success in your kids.


6 classic car games to keep your kids happy

If you're tired of hearing "Are we there yet?" from the back seat, try playing these games with your kids.


"Making it work as a single mom of 3 boys"

'I LOVE being a mom, I love watching them grow... they astonish me daily'


"My step daughters will always have a place to call home"

A father shares priceless advice for a happy blended family.

Birthday parties

How to throw a fire engine themed party

We give you some great ideas on how to DIY a fantastic fire engine themed party for your child.


Ever wondered about the risks of self-medicating a sick child?

Stay on the safe side of non-prescription medication when treating your little ones' colds and flu. Here's how.


What is your family prepared to protest about?

As South Africans march today, take a moment to reflect on what's really important to you as a family – and do something about it.


Low-carb Easter treats for you and your kids

Healthy doesn't have to be boring! Surprise your kids with these finger-licking recipes on your Easter table next weekend.


Colouring book with Hitler image pulled from Dutch stores

A kids colouring book in the Netherlands has rubbed many parents up the wrong way...


How do you talk about Mr President in front of your children?

We may think we’re unique as South Africans, but nations across the world, throughout all the ages, have had leaders they didn’t agree with much. The question is, how much of this do we allow to filter through to our children? And in what way?


Mom, is your backache killing you? Here's what might be the cause...

After two years of unexplained back pain, this mom found others with the same complaint – and then realised what it could be.

Finance & Legal

How much does it cost to have a baby in South Africa?

The real cost of having a baby in South Africa in 2017 and where the money goes in baby's first year.


How to get your toddler to accept your new baby

Welcoming a new baby to the family can be tough for your toddler. Here's how to make it a bit easier.


13 weird, but absolutely necessary ways to save water

Now, more than ever, everyone needs to play a serious part in saving water. It's not always easy but it needs to be done.


The other Spur play area incident

Another playground incident at Spur was highlighted on a social media post two days ago. You really want to see this.


How you manage your kids' playground scuffles

After seeing what took place at a local restaurant recently, we asked you how you would have handled the situation had you been in that mom or dad's shoes. This is what you had to say...


"My kids' daddy and my husband is my first love"

We asked who comes first: your kids or your spouse? It seems our readers were quite divided on this topic. Here's what they had to say.


Self-care as a mother is important

While people are debating whether your spouse or children come first, but here's a wild idea: put yourself first!


Playground fights: where do you stand?

How do you handle playground incidents? What kind of parent are you? And what do you teach your kids about conflict resolution? Estrelita Moses lays it out.
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