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Funny Mother's Day tweets

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

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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.

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

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

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Dear AirBnB host... what "child-friendly" means to us

Are you thinking of renting out your home to complete strangers – ones who may even have small kids? (Gasp.) Read here.

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2017 school holidays in South Africa calendar printable

Here are SA's school and public holidays for 2017 in a neat downloadable calendar – plus a few handy tips on when to take to leave to get the maximum benefit!

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

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

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

A father shares priceless advice for a happy blended family.

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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.

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Colouring book with Hitler image pulled from Dutch stores

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

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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"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.

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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...

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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!

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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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Your spouse should come before your kids

A lot of parents are taking offence to the suggestion that they should be putting their children second.

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You can be a happy divorced family

These parents show us that divorce doesn't have to be an ugly thing.

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Could parenthood really lead to a longer life?

Parenting may pack on the stress, but does this earn you a few extra years on the planet?

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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.

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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.
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