Kids' savagery at its finest

Sometimes kids say some uncouth things. The adults work very hard at keeping a straight face, but deep down, they're rolling on the floor laughing.

Development & Behaviour

Fire up your child’s creativity

Here are some great ways to help your child get creative when there's been too much TV time.


Leapfrog unveils the LeapStart

PARTNERED WITH PRIMA TOYS: LeapFrog’s LeapStart Junior, designed specifically for 2 to 4 year-olds, will help kids thrive by teaching them the critical skills they need at this early stage

Development & Behaviour

When co-sleeping becomes too much

Co-sleeping can be really helpful when your baby is young, but extended co-sleeping can lead to many familial problems.


Kids movies we’re looking forward to this year

There are some great movies still coming up for kids of all ages.


Put your child in the story

Personalised story books are a great way to get your child to engage and develop a habit of reading.


Your kids in a car seat. Full stop.

We chat to the founder of #CarSeatFullStop about why strapping your child in is not optional.

Birthday parties

Olympics party!

Celebrate your child's party with an energy-packed Olympics party.


Watch: Baking with a toddler

While this can be stressful and messy, it's also fun and really adorable!

Development & Behaviour

3 tips for reluctant readers

Reading Expert Claire Montague-Fryer suggests ways to help your kid read.


Food is a parenting issue

Despite our good intentions, we don’t really teach our children well.

Development & Behaviour

Dressing your little one

What you can expect at each age with regard to your child dressing themselves.


Don't stress about your fussy eater

Some tips on how to get your kids to develop better eating habits.


Xander apps encourages learning with local language

These educational apps are cute, will keep your kids entertained and are available in 6 South African languages.


How to outsmart your kids

Ever gotten into an argument with your toddler about how something is going to be done?


The cure for toddler boredom

SPONSORED: When it's too cold to play outside and the kids are climbing the walls, here are some ideas to keep them busy.

Development & Behaviour

The sex talk: here's how to do it

Talking to your kids about the birds and the bees needn't be awkward, here are a few tips to make it easier.


Watch: Toy chicken baffles baby

Some toys are intriguing to little people, but this amusing toy chicken is simply too much for this little person to handle.


Creating Eid traditions for your family

Here are some great ideas for creating Eid traditions for your new family.


20 boredom busters for kids

Looking for interesting ways to fill idle days? These simple activities can help.


10 toys that cost nothing

You don’t have to spend a fortune on toys and games to keep your child busy. Here are some interesting and easy ways to turn household objects into entertaining toys and games for your child.


Dozens of crafts for preschoolers

Endless activities, arts and crafts for your little busy body.


5 activities for rainy days

How to keep your kids entertained when it's miserable outside.


Watch: Polite tot overwhelmed by toys

"Oh my goodness!" can all toddlers be like this?


Would you leave your kids home alone?

Australian parents left their kids alone while going overseas. Our readers have their say about leaving kids alone at home.


Comical reasons kids cry

These toddlers are upset for absolutely ludicrous reasons.


What to do when a pet dies

To a child, a pet is more than a family animal. He is family - and saying goodbye to him is hard.


I support the decision to kill Harambe

This mom feels that the Cincinnati Zoo acted exactly as it should've because a child could've died.


Readers respond: Whose life is more important - kid or gorilla

Readers give their opinion on the events surrounding the child in the gorilla's enclosure
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Balance routine and creativity

Little people need routine, but creative play is also essential. Try these activities with them to balance the two.

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