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This is how much paid paternity leave dads get around the world

With SA's new parental leave bill taking effect soon, we look at how much time papas are getting to spend with their newborns locally and abroad.

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"No matter the colour of our skin, we are just plain human beings": Jackson Mthembu and our readers respond to Ma Lina's story

Domestic workers, nannies and minimum wage – after reading Kyla Mills's heart-warming story about the nanny that raised her, Ma Lina, our readers responded with a flood of their own heart-warming stories.

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Unmarried parent? Know your rights

It’s important to know where you stand with South Africa’s Children’s Act, especially if you’re not married. Both parents have certain rights and obligations, and familiarising yourself with the basics could save you a great deal of trouble.

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For Ma Lina, and the many other domestic workers who raised us, while their own kids were going to bed without them

Kyla Mills spoke to Parent24 after her Facebook post about Ma Lina, the nanny she grew up with, went viral. But Kyla says she feels awkward because you shouldn't be praised for being decent to people, "especially the people who raised you". This is her response to the minimum wage debate and her heartwarming story about Ma Lina.

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OPINION: "Domestic workers will soon become a handful of people only the elite can afford"

Some people simply cannot afford to pay more than the minimum wage for their domestic workers and nannies, explains one reader.

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Godparent vs guardian: Debunking the myths

You're not alone if you thought the roles were one and the same, but not knowing the difference holds massive consequences for your child's future. Here a legal expert provides need-to-know information.

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"It hurts the pocket!" Your letters about expensive school uniforms

After receiving a letter from an understandably frustrated parent about the expense that is school uniforms, we asked: how do we tackle this issue? As usual, our readers didn't disappoint.

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OPINION: "We are forced to buy school uniforms that are too expensive for our children to only wear for a year"

A mom complains about the exorbitant prices of school uniforms, saying that parents have no choice. "What is going to be done to help the public with this issue?" she asks.

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4 reasons why some moms struggle to get child support grants in South Africa

The South African Social Security Agency, as well as family and friends of young women, need to be more supportive and accommodating to ensure women receive the assistance they need when applying for child support grants.

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Why it’s important to teach kids about money from a young age

Wealth coach Samke Mhlongo explains the importance of entrepreneurial skills for kids and tells us more about Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop.

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What is the minimum wage for domestic workers and nannies 2018?

Here are the minimum rates for domestic workers and nannies, announced last year by the Department of Labour, valid from 1 May.

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How to get child support grants in South Africa

If you are in need of financial assistance, you can get a grant to help you raise the child you look after. Here's everything you need to know, from the South Africa Government Services.

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Opening a bank account for your child: which one is best?

It's never too early to start teaching your child about money. From account options and what they cost to the lessons they'll learn about responsibility and self-control, here's everything you need to know about opening your child's first bank account.

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"The money I earn is OURS": Our readers respond to sharing half their salary with their partners

After publishing an opinion piece in which a recently married, first-time dad explained why his stay-at-home partner deserves half his salary, our readers responded with rather positive and heartwarming stories of their own.


How Ntando Duma’s 7-month-old is earning a salary

The seven-month-old’s bank account might also have more money than ours

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OPINION: Why a stay-at-home mom deserves half of her partner’s salary

A father shares his thoughts on what stay-at-home moms deserve financially.

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How 3 jars can teach your kids the basics of finance

Teach your kids the spend, save and donate method.

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Why this mom makes her five-year-old pay rent

How far would you go to teach your child financial independence?

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Sjoe! Our readers had quite a bit to say about the minimum wage of domestic workers and nannies

From "it's way too low"to "not being able to pay more", from "we need to treat them with respect" to "it's a two-way road" – here's what our readers had to say about the minimum we owe to our domestic workers and nannies.

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"It's a two-way road": a reader responds to the way we treat our nannies

After reading our article on the legal requirements and the way you should be treating your domestic worker and nanny, one reader wrote in and shared his side of the story...

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Domestic workers and nannies: contracts

Play it legal by providing your domestic worker and nanny with a work contract. Here's what you need to know.

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SA fathers have something to be festive about

How do you feel about father's finally getting paternity leave in SA?

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Have a disabled child? Here's how to get SARS disability tax credits

If you are a registered taxpayer and one of your dependents have a disability or physical impairment, you could qualify for tax benefits. We tell you how it works.
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