These are the 46 safest South African beaches to visit with your family this summer

From qualified lifeguards to first aid equipment to an in case of emergency plan, and more, beachgoers would be happy to know that the Blue Flag symbol can be used as a guide to the safest beaches in the country.


'A child can drown in as little as 2.5 cms of water': How to stay safe at the beach this summer

Parent24 got in touch with Lifesaving South Africa for top water safety tips parents can follow to ensure their children stay safe.


Here's the 2020 school holiday calendar

You're already organising the next December break, aren't you! That's why we made this print-friendly school holiday calendar to help you plan.


Leaving the kids at home while you travel? How to handle the anxiety

“Both parents and children may experience anxiety when separated from each other for periods longer than usual." Yentl Barros talks to a professional about the best way for a parent to handle being separated from a child.


Is your child often difficult in the car? Here’s a possible reason why…

If your child constantly complains that their car seat is hurting them or making them uncomfortable, it may be best to listen.


Emigrating? How to help your children adjust

Change can be a scary thing but here are a few tips for making that big move a little bit easier.


The importance of booster car seats for older children

It's child passenger safety awareness week and Maxi-Cosi South Africa has provided the three (very good reasons) why children that have outgrown their child car seats still need to be in booster seats.


Precious cargo: Choosing a car seat for different ages

Here’s what you need to know when choosing the right car seat for your most precious cargo.


Travel tips for moms with babies, by moms with babies!

"Try to book the aisle seat right at the back of the plane. The changing table is in that toilet..." These moms are spilling their secrets to making travelling with a baby less complicated.


Passengers cause more accidents than mobile phones and other fascinating driver facts

Don’t be a nervous backseat driver and 4 other passenger etiquette tips to keep your family safe on the road.


Parents no longer required to travel with unabridged birth certificates (in some cases)

The rollout seems to be sporadic though, in the year since the announcement was made not all new kid's passports reflect the update.


How to find affordable car seats in South Africa

When you take the price of these seats over the 10 to 12 years that you can use it, they are very affordable.


We’re all going on a summer holiday

Beaches, braais, sunshine, parties, swimming and surfing. Sounds like heaven on earth.


Top tips for travelling with babies and toddlers

Travelling is hard for parents and toddlers alike. Here's how to survive your trip.


7 beach safety tips for kids

How to help kids stay safer on beaches.


Poolside safety tips for parents and kids

As the weather gets warmer, here's how to keep your kids safe when playing at the pool.


10 suncare tips

Here comes the summer sun! Be ready for those hot days.


10 beach games for kids

These beach game ideas will keep the children busy for hours at the seaside. Try them this holiday.


5 amazing toddler journeys

From going missing in the woods to floating down a river, these toddlers survived against all odds.
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