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Health

Cape Town school warns of new drug trend

We take a closer look at the homemade drug called Lean which is all the rage among teens.

Development

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.

Development & Behaviour

How stories change your child's brain

Telling stories is the first step to literacy development.

Development

Five ways to get ahead in the youth job market

Thousands of young South Africans pass matric each year, heading into the world of job-hunting in an already scarce job market

Development & Behaviour

Coping with baby number two

Some tips to help you cope with a new baby and a toddler.

Pregnancy health

When itchy skin is a problem

Itchy skin is common in pregnancy, but there is a rare condition called ICP, of which itching is a symptom. Here's what you need to know.

Sleeping

Sleep and your newborn

Understand your baby’s sleep patterns.

Parenting

Celebs who still vacation together for the sake of the kids

These celebs have split up or divorced, but still vacation together for the sake of their children.

Health

Does eating late make kids fat?

A recent study disproves the myth that a late supper time causes obesity in children.
Weekly Poll

Do you know of schools still using corporal punishment?

11 % - Yes, my child gets caned or punished cruelly at school
 
13 % - I’ve heard rumours about my child’s school
 
76 % - No, luckily our school doesn’t use cruel discipline methods
 

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Common Ailments A-Z

Rubella (German measles)

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