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Woman goes into labour on plane and names her baby ‘Sky’

Nereida Araujo was trying to get to a family member’s home in time for Thanksgiving when her water broke on board an American Airlines flight.

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Frozen II helps children weather risk and accept change

The forest howls and it’s scary, princesses become queens, dangerous powers can become gifts — and snowmen can cope with autumn; an early childhood professional shares the hidden life lessons from Disney’s Frozen II.

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SA's first children's book on ADHD has been launched

“We wanted to create a resource that would be accessible to as many South Africans as possible in native languages and in the voice of a child with which both children, parents and teachers, could resonate.”
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