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How kids can benefit from boredom

Find alternate stimuli, don't only make use of technology and television

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Daily baths not a must for kids

Most under the age of 11 are fine with two to three baths a week, says dermatologist.

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Local SA celebs support anti-bullying campaign in schools

SA celebs are taking action against violence in schools and so should you.

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Suzelle DIY tells us how to be a Story Bosso

The Nal’ibali’s Story Bosso talent search is underway! Here's how your kids can enter this fantastic opportunity to become a published author.

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Debunking common myths about raising bilingual children

Growing up in South Africa means that kids are exposed to so many different languages. But are there any disadvantages to growing up learning two languages?

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When school grooming inspections go wrong

While we understand the need to look neat and tidy sometimes teachers can go overboard when doing uniform inspections.

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Help your child fall in love with nature

With natural resources fast diminishing, it's vital to teach our kids to respect and protect the environment so there's something left for them and their offspring.

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Boys need stricter security measures online

Girls and boys behave differently online and need different online safety rules.

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Gaming in the classroom: what we can learn from Pokémon GO technology

Gaming and education - two words parents wouldn't usually use in the same sentence. This concept, however, is turning out to be quite beneficial and a rather dynamic method of teaching children.

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The Great Sleepover Debate

When it comes to sleeping out, Cath Jenkin has a checklist that needs to be checked off.

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Hillary Clinton's breaking the glass ceiling for little girls everywhere

Hillary Clinton becomes the latest woman to inspire girls around the world.

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Pokémon GO helps autistic boy come out of his shell

It's not all gloom and doom when it comes to Pokémon GO.

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How we survived the winter holidays

With a two teens and a pre-teen, Janine Dunlop is at her wits end to find something that they all enjoy.

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Our kids are hooked on sugar

How doctors and teachers are creating awareness around sugar as an addictive substance.

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Is your child being bullied? Here's how to check

This basic questionnaire helps to uncover the what, where, when and how of bullying at school.

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Readers respond: Why aren't our children reading well?

These readers share their thoughts around our kids' reading abilities, the education kids receive and the society we live in.

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Should school uniforms have reflective strips?

Many of us have had near misses, braking suddenly when a school child runs in front of our car. Kim Norton is thinking of solutions to help protect our small children.

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Iron deficiency impairs your brain

Iron is an important part of a growing child's diet and it could affect their brain development.

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Corporal punishment at school: what is your story?

The worst part of the story of Siphokazi Tyalidikazi who lost the use of her hand after a caning at school is that her abuse is not an isolated case.

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Meeting myself in my pre-teen

Does seeing yourself in your child sometimes feel like karma?

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Have a staycation this holiday

How to keep the kids busy when you're strapped for cash.

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"Mom, Donald Trump is a bully!"

Kids tell us what they think is 'presidential' about Donald Trump.

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School for rich kids?

Kim K's "bestie" to open school for wealthy kids.

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Steroids in school: is it a problem?

Have you heard first-hand of boys taking steroids at school?
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