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Fun with colour: Help your little one master colour before she goes to Grade R

Experiments have shown that even small babies react differently to different colours and would, for instance, stare for a longer period at a blue or green object than at a red one.

Development & Behaviour

Find out if low muscle tone affects your child and what you can do to help

Several forms of low muscle tone exist and are the symptom of an underlying cause. Here's what you should know.

Development & Behaviour

Sleep struggles with your toddler? Blame it on the screen

When your toddler struggles to fall asleep at night, the culprit is usually too much screen time which impacts the body's production of melatonin which peaks between 5 pm and 7 pm.

Development & Behaviour

Has your toddler started sleeping like a newborn again? Here's why

As a certified sleep consultant, Jolandi Becker knows a thing or two about getting a good night's sleep after welcoming a new addition to the family. Here she explains the ins and outs of sleep regression in babies and toddlers.

Health & Safety

Would you pay R30 000 for a doctor to remove a shoe from your toddler's nose? This couple did

We're calling it toddler logic, but whatever the reason, toddlers seem naturally programmed to shove things up their noses. Removing whatever gets stuck up there, is another thing entirely!

Parenting

Heartbreaking photo of upset toddler shows reality of childhood cancer

A family have released a tear-jerking photo of their toddler undergoing cancer treatment to highlight the reality of childhood cancer.

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FEEL GOOD | Good Samaritans bring the world of sound to brave 18-month-old Port Elizabeth boy

Brave 18-month-old Grayson Marais from Port Elizabeth has experienced sound for the very first time.

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'No, I don't wanna… wahhhh!'- A guide to managing toddler tantrums

Tantrum throwing peaks at age two, as children experience the perfect storm of not being able to express themselves verbally while simultaneously developing their sense of independence. But what's normal and what's not?

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WATCH: See what got this toddler started on a non-stop giggling session with his dad

This viral video of the 1-Year-old, Winston Thomas Moore, will warm your heart.

Health & Safety

Mom shares 'I still feel bad that I thought that it was not a major injury'

Puseletso shared a story about how her nephew got a serious injury after falling at a party.

Development & Behaviour

Toddlers missing milestones due to too much screen time

"The overuse of technology and screens can easily grow into technology or screen addiction. This is especially true for toddlers."

Development & Behaviour

Tantrums vs Meltdowns: When should you be concerned?

While tantrums come with toddler territory, what exactly constitutes ‘normal’ behaviour? Parent24 gleans some insight from children’s counsellor and toddler mom Phillippa Morassi

Development & Behaviour

How bad is the boo boo? Or 'The day I broke my toddlers leg'

Toddler injuries are a dime a dozen. So how do you know when your little one requires more than an Olaf plaster and a kiss to make it all better?

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WATCH: Cardi B devastated over missing her daughter's first steps

The working mom couldn't take a call informing her that daughter Kulture had taken her first steps and is gutted to have missed the massive milestone.

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WATCH: Parenting hack involves violently punching stuffed animals

We do not condone this approach, but in some cases it does seem to be oddly effective.

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WATCH: The winner of the 2019 fastest crawler race is...

Watch the contestants, aged between 7 and 12 months, race to the finish line.

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Cake or broccoli? How to get your toddler to choose broccoli every time

This study by the University of California has inadvertently given parents everywhere the words they need to persuade their toddler to choose a predetermined option.

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Power hungry toddlers are the reason your family’s done with Baby Shark and your YouTube stream’s been populated by adults playing with toys

You're not imagining things – your kids would rather watch a completely arbitrary video of a grown man’s hands throwing animal toys into a kiddie pool, a woman opening surprise eggs, or someone putting colourful balls into a toy microwave, instead of Baby Shark.

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WATCH: Teenage boy catches toddler falling from a second-floor window

"I was just walking in the road when I saw the little girl at the window. She fell, and thanks to God, I caught her before she hit the ground." Feuzi Zabaat is a 17-year-old boy whose quick-thinking efforts saved the life of a 2-year-old girl.

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8 childproofing devices for your busy toddler

It's one thing to childproof your home for when baby first arrives, but once they reach the toddler phase new arsenal is required. Here's a roundup of childproofing devices ideal for busy toddlers.

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WATCH: That toddler had another adorable ‘conversation’ with his dad – are we crying or is it just our allergies?

With a new ad for a US diner, Kingston and his dad, DJ Pryor, had another adorable 'conversation'.

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Why your toddler needs your help to fall asleep

Putting your child to bed is not as easy as TV makes it seem. Many babies, toddlers and preschoolers have trouble falling asleep without mom or dad. Elizabeth Pantley discusses why this happens.
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