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'Downtime is essential': Homeschooling mom of eight talks family life under lockdown

"Just keeping up with all the housework, feeding everyone and schooling seem so much harder than usual."

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Five ways to improve communication with your child during lockdown

Build a relationship with your children. Also, encourage your children to have other relationships with their peers and family members.

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How to become a temporary safe care parent

A quick guide to becoming a temporary safe care parent.

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PODCAST: The white moms' introduction to anti-racism with The Great Equalizer

Sam and Charlene unpack some of the issues around racism in South Africa...

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'It's been a long 4 months of trying to survive': A laboratory worker shares her story

"We need our babies at ECDs. So we can focus fully on work and have one less thing to stress about. Even if just for essential services."

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How nannies and parents navigated lockdown in South Africa

When lockdown was enforced in South Africa, both parents and nannies had to compromise to make things work.

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PICS | Does this emoji mean my teen is sexting?

If these images make you suspect your teen is sexting, see an expert's advice below.

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Grandparent-grandchildren video calls are vital during Covid-19. Here are simple ways to improve them

Try out various filters or virtual backgrounds built into your apps to make it more interesting for kids and give you something else to talk about

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PICS | 'My mama didn't come back': See the touching For the Voiceless campaign here

"But as hard as they are to face, I feel we owe it to our little ones to hear their stories and do our best to make changes they need."

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Parents, you don’t always need to entertain your kids – boredom is good for them

Being bored also helps train our concentration and attention. It teaches us to go to different places in our minds when we don’t have external stimulation.

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Local expert advises parents on the psychological impact of Covid-19 on children

How would a parent know if their child is experiencing anxiety?

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Mom shares her experience of raising an autistic child in a shack

“He once disappeared, and it frightened us. Now I have to stay and watch him all the time."

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Alcohol ban is a must says sobriety coach : 'Industries can be rebuilt, once a life is gone it's gone'

"The lockdown gives families a chance to 'reframe' the alcohol ban – instead of getting angry about it."

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LISTEN: Two minutes with Ella Bust on how the lockdown affected early childhood development

Listen to Ella Bust describe how the lockdown affected early childhood development.

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LISTEN: Two minutes with Felicity Guest on maintenance issues during the lockdown

Listen as Felicity Guest unpacks the maintenance issues caused by the lockdown.

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LISTEN: Two minutes with Jolandi Becker on sleep regression in the lockdown

Listen to Jolandi Becker explain your child's sleep regression in the lockdown.

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LISTEN: Two minutes with Dr Alessandra Prioreschi on family exercise in lockdown

Listen to Dr Alessandra Prioreschi explain family exercise in lockdown

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Navigating screen time and sleep: A guide for parents

"If we don't make this a priority soon, we are bound to have a lot of unhappy adults in the future."

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LISTEN: Two minutes with Deevia Bhana on teen sexual development in lockdown

Listen as Deevia Bhana explains how the lockdown has impacted teenager's sexual development.

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LISTEN: Two minutes with Dr Catherine Draper on screentime and sleep during the lockdown

Listen as Dr Catherine Draper talks about screentime and sleep during the lockdown

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LISTEN: Two minutes with psychologist Megan de Beyer on parenting teens in a pandemic

Let's listen as psychologist Megan de Beyer explains parenting teens through a pandemic.

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LISTEN: Two minutes with Dr Lizle Oosthuizen on pregnancy in a pandemic

Let's listen as Dr Lizle Oosthuizen advises couples hoping to start a family this year...

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LISTEN: Two minutes with a local expert on various parenting in a pandemic topics

Listen to a two minute talk by a local expert on a hot topic of the day.

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Generation Next: How growing up in a digital world may help or hinder our children’s future

Tech-savvy geniuses of illiterate dumb-dumbs? Samantha Herbst explores how growing up in a digital world may help or hinder our children's future.
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