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

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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.

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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?

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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!

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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.

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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.

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The buzz around #ReportCardDay

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

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"You never buy me anything!" Teaching gratitude

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

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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.

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How do you talk to kids about racism?

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

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

Readers share their thoughts and experiences with us.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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Can you relate to these 20 #parentingstruggles?

We all have our own daily battles, but these tweets just about sum up life as a parent.

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So who are Zuma's 22 children?

Our president Jacob Zuma truly is the father of a nation. A busy man, he has fathered at least 22 children, all of whom he loves dearly, he's said. Here's a round-up of his offspring.

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Guy Fawkes night: How to protect your fur kids

While Guy Fawkes can be extremely fun for us, fireworks displays can be frightening and sometimes traumatic for our pets

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What perks does your job offer to promote family life?

You work long hours, and wish you could get that work-life balance thing straight. Does your workplace drive you like you don't have a family? Or does it offer unexpected perks for your family? Share the best and worst things your company has done for you.

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Facebook releases new Safety Center and Bullying Prevention Hub

How to take charge of your kids and your own online well-being and keep your Facebook profile secure.

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Are you a sitcom parent?

Ever watched a family TV show and found yourself laughing out loud because you identify with the parents’ plight?

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Flattening out the fear

At the age of four, my daughter pushed her head into my neck and said:

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4 ways to deal with a bully

The scourge of bullying has been plaguing our kids for a very long time. Parents should step in and teach their kids how to manage bullying situations, like this mom did.
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