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3 things I won't spend money on this Christmas, and 2 things I will

As South Africa faces an uncertain future and more and more people talk about immigrating I've been forced to think about exactly how important family is to me.

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French court rules mother has no right to grandchildren

French human rights judicial body, the European Court of Human Rights, has denied one mother's right to become a grandparent, and subsequently, a deceased man's final wish.

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31 ways you can make load-shedding easier on your family

Load-shedding and power outages are becoming part of our lives now. Read our useful tips to minimise inconvenience.

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CHATBACK with Parent24: Tell us what you really think

To make sharing even easier, we've now created a WhatsApp line where you can send messages and voicenotes!

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FEEL GOOD | 'I could see the colour come back into his little face': Local woman saves premature baby

When a teenage mother unexpectedly went into labour three months prematurely, she had no idea that a chain of events that started months before would make all the difference to the survival of her tiny baby.
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Chatback with Parent24: Should sex education be left to parents?

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25 % - Yes, teachers aren't well equipped to teach these sensitive topics
 
29 % - No, a properly trained teacher will do a better job than some parents
 
4 % - No way, I'm happy to outsource those conversations to someone else!
 
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