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8 things to say to your child about xenophobia

Kids may be wondering why xenophobia is in the news. Here are some tips on what to say. Read More

Using ‘white lies’ to protect your child

Will you do anything to protect your child, even if it means telling a little white lie? Read More

The going rate for pocket money

How much is fair and how do they spend it? Read More

7 reasons my kids make lousy housemates

Parents would never put up with an adult who practised the same domestic habits as kids. Read More

Textbooks versus tablets in the classroom

Weighing up the pros and cons of e-learning in South Africa's classrooms. Read More

Kid in pyjamas rocks Metallica on drums

6-year-old boy thrashes Metallica’s Enter Sandman on a drum kit. Read More

The humble brag

Are you guilty of giving the impression that you're a perfect parent to perfect kids? Read More

5 lessons learned from 2 deaths

Adults and children process grief differently, as Janine Dunlop discovers. Read More

Father of ‘pet rock’ dies

Inventor of popular 70s craze dies regretting tongue-in-cheek creation. Read More

Canopy Treetop Easter egg hunt!

A fun and exciting way to take the kids Easter egg hunting. Read More

How to awaken your child’s inner genius

Unlock your children’s inner potential so that they can grow up to be highly fulfilled and achieving individuals. Read More


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