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Celebs you didn’t know were parents

When it comes to famous people, there’s no secrecy – we know what they do and how they live, but these celebs have managed to keep a certain part of their lives very private.

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This fed up ‘tooth fairy’ had the best response to a little boy with bad teeth

There you have it – even the tooth fairy wants value for money!

Development & Behaviour

The perfect game for a child struggling with their emotions

Emotions can be very big when your kids are very small. This game helps them understand what they're feeling and how to manage them.

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3-year-old boy plays outside for first time this year after bone marrow transplant

It was a special weekend for a 3-year-old boy who, for the first time in a year, could lie on the lawn, look at the sky, and laugh and play with one of his sisters, following a bone marrow transplant.

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How to choose a car seat

A car seat is one of the non-negotiable items to get when you have a baby. Here's how to choose the best one for your baby.

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Kim Kardashian: 'North can't wear make-up out until she's a pre-teen'

Kim Kardashian won’t let daughter North West wear make-up until she’s 12.

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"I might be a bad mom, but I have a sweet, smart, well-mannered child"

Wheels24’s Janine Van der Post shares a shocking truth: She doesn’t have a set routine with her toddler. But, that doesn’t mean it’s a bad thing.

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WATCH: Feisty two-year-old has the internet in stitches with hilarious first-day-of-school rant

This two-year-old must be the most self-aware toddler on the planet.

Development & Behaviour

A great way to teach our kids about consent

Deanna Carson is an educator who runs Body Safety Australia which teaches children, from as early as their pre-school years, about consent.

Development & Behaviour

Stop yelling over spilt milk! Science explains why your kids are so clumsy

Even parents have their blind spots. Science explains the reason your child keeps on spilling when it comes to meal time.

Development & Behaviour

Finding it hard to get your tech-savvy child to pick up a book?

Well, get off your phone and follow these tips to help your child to develop a love for reading.

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11 reasons why you'll love PlayKids!

PlayKids, the nr 1 app for kids, is available in South Africa! Download it for screentime you can trust.

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Help your child build bulletproof self-esteem with these children's books

We've compiled a list of books to help prepare your little one for life's challenges.

Development & Behaviour

11 games to play with your preschooler to boost math skills

Give your toddler a mathematical edge with these brain boosting games.

Development & Behaviour

"My friend went to get her son so he could eat and he wasn't there"

'He came running back from the parking lot and said he had just gone with his friend to go look at his friend's car! So scary!'

Development & Behaviour

Should academics replace play in preschool?

A former teacher and father of 3 questions whether the amount of academic work done by preschoolers is healthy for development.

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Book review: The Detective Dog

This new book from the wonderful Julia Donaldson is a lovely romp with a mystery to solve.

Development & Behaviour

Ramadaan activities: The Good Deed Jar

Just because your kids are too young to fast doesn't mean they can't get into the spirit of Ramadaan.

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Where you see madness, your kids see magic!

Watch how a mom and her daughter interpret the same day in completely different ways.

Development & Behaviour

Brain mechanics: When your child learns to read

Why learning this crucial skill is harder than we can imagine.

Development & Behaviour

Do you teach your kids about money?

Teach your child about the reality of money by drawing from everyday moments.

Development & Behaviour

The defiance of a 3-year-old

I'm pretty sure my kid's ears are broken and I don't know how to get him to listen to me.

Development & Behaviour

Understanding childhood memory

Ever wondered if your child will remember the amazing second birthday party you painstakingly put together? Science says, probably not. Here's why.

Development & Behaviour

Picture books with no words help parents and children read

A local study shows that wordless picture books can improve the reading relationship between parents and children.

Fun

The Gruffalo now available in South African languages

The childhood favourite has been translated into isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sesotho and Setwana.

Parenting

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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