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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!

Parenting

Is running the house still 'women's work'? These tips could help balance the load

Historically, women have taken the lead as the ‘project manager’ or leader in the household with men usually passively following instructions to ‘assist’.

Parenting

'Works every single time': This dad's trick to defusing tantrums is just too good

Watch as one US-based dad pulls off what many parents believe to be the impossible: getting two hysterical, tantrum-throwing toddlers to calm down.

Parenting

Letters from a therapist: Things your child’s therapist wishes they could say to you

A child therapist writes a letter to parents about some of the things she wishes she could say to your children.

Parenting

WATCH: Absent Present Fathers on Ask a Parent with Karabo Motsiri

Not every father who isn't absent in their child's lives is fully present.

Parenting

Being the father I always wanted

When I saw friends of mine with their fathers, it was hard for me; it made me wish to have a father.

Parenting

WATCH: 'Sexy Dzaddies' talk about postpartum sex on Ask a Parent with Karabo Motsiri

Karabo gets to hear what an expert says about sex after child birth and also what daddies think.

Parenting

How sharing your children’s private lives online could ruin their future autonomy

The more information companies have about your child, the easier it becomes for them to predict and (attempt to) modify your child’s behaviour later in life.

Parenting

Local digital expert advises parents how to keep their tweens safe - and we've got two sample phone contracts for you to download

"In one sense, giving tweenagers technology without taking the steps to educate them... is a little like handing over the car keys without a licence," Digital expert, Dean McCoubrey share his top tips for parents whose kids are connected to the web.

Parenting

WATCH: Cameron Diaz won't be hiring a nanny for newborn daughter Raddix

The couple have "a strong instinct" to protect the newborn's privacy.

Parenting

PRINT IT: Weekly extramural planner

Download and print this simple weekly organiser to plan your toddler or children's regular activities.

Parenting

WATCH: Trying to conceive on Ask a Parent with Karabo Motsiri

There are many factors to consider when it's time for conception, things such as ovulation cycles, health complications and complicated sex lives.

Parenting

Parents entitled to take 10 days of paid parental leave annually

A new law has been implemented from the 1st of January 2020 allowing parents to take 10 days of paid parental leave after the birth of their child.

Parenting

WATCH: Young adult shares what it's like being raised by a parent with Down Syndrome

Sader Issa, a dentistry student from Syria, shares what it's like being raised by a parent with Down Syndrome.

Parenting

WATCH: Abomama vs Google Dads on Ask a Parent with Karabo Motsiri

"Tiger's don't cry", is a societal belief forced upon young men in an attempt to keep them 'strong'.

Parenting

Permission to say nope to Christmastime

'As a kid I just thought the warm fuzzy feelings I felt on Christmas morning “happened”. Now I know that the magic happens because someone is working their ass off, and now that someone is me." – Blogger of Wonderoak and mother of four, Jess Johnston, is all of us at Christmastime!

Parenting

Forget stranger danger: teach your kids about tricky people instead

Empower your child to trust their instincts and set their limits, even with people they know.

Parenting

Why do we allow our kids to be hugged and kissed against their will at family gatherings?

It may seem impolite but experts say forced affection can undermine a child’s inherent sense of stranger danger and self-trust.

Lifestyle

Olympic gold medallist and mom-of-three shared candid motherhood moment – and it went viral

Australian Olympic gold medallist Libby Trickett (34) recently shared a candid motherhood moment.

Parenting

Local parents tell us what it's like raising their eight children

Parent24 previously spoke to her about her transformative birth experiences at a government hospital. Now we catch up again to hear what life is like for Claire Brauer and her husband with their eight children.
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