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'How can I register for matric as an adult?': An expert answers our reader's question

If you never got to finish your matric, and still want to, there are a number of options available to you.

Babycare

'I'll be joining the cloth revolution…I can't wait': Readers respond to a question about banning disposable nappies in SA

We received responses from hundreds of parents sharing their experience of using cloth nappies - South Africa's alternative to disposables - with the majority expressing their enthusiasm for this method.

Development & Behaviour

The secret to turning your child into a reading dynamo is timing, and according to experts its the 6-month mark

Even though they're little, babies benefit from early reading more than you think and one study is showing that the earlier you start reading to your child, the better.

School-exams: Practice papers, study guides and exam advice

Are we teaching children to be afraid of exams?

Mandie Shean, a lecturer at the School of Education at Edith Cowan University, says "exam stress could be making depression and anxiety worse for vulnerable young people."

Birth

These two sisters give birth at the same hospital on the same day

They also share a birthday with their grandfather! What are the chances?
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