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Zodwa Wabantu supports her son as he repeats a grade: Here's how you can follow suit

"I thought perhaps it had something to do with my busy, working mom's life," she admitted.

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Michelle Gildenhuys says parenting in the holidays is a 'sh*t show' - and we can so relate!

Michelle Gildenhuys says she's grateful for the time she got to spend with her boys but so ready to get them back to school.

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Back-to-school stationery lists can be cripplingly expensive, so what are your parental rights?

We asked Sue Larkan, who specialises in laws relating to school issues, what a parent's rights are if they cannot afford to buy certain items.

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For some, it's been a gloomy start to the new school year

Our WhatsApp line and emails have been buzzing with messages from parents asking how to deal with challenges like school admissions and readmission/ registration fees.

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First day of school? Be careful what you post online

As tempting as it is to share your special moments online, the information that is revealed in the pic could put your child at risk.

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These 4 local retailers offer generic school uniforms at cost-effective prices

Parents say they're paying unnecessarily high prices for school uniform and we proved them right by looking at more affordable options for generic uniform items from four local retailers.

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The cutest (and funniest!) first day of school pics from around SA

The 2020 school year has kicked off, and for some little ones it's their first time at 'big school'.

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PIC: Rachel Kolisi hilariously recreates viral back-to-school pic!

The wife of rugby champ Siya Kolisi is breaking the internet with her hilarious recreation of a famous back to school picture!

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PRINTABLE: School morning checklist

Print our helpful little checklist to ensure some sweeter school mornings.

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Ten tips to help kids (and parents!) survive the first day of school

For all those starting school for the first time in January, this is a special day, marking the beginning of their journey towards knowledge, empowerment and independence.

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Back-to-school hacks that will save you bucks

Marlies Kappers, head of marketing at DirectAxis and a mother of school-going children, teamed up with some colleagues to come up with some back-to-school hacks to help you save money.

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These local parents compared 8 retailers to find the most affordable stationery

When you want something done, ask a parent! These Parent24 readers supplied us with a comprehensive list of stationery prices that may prove useful to moms and dads across the country.

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Back to school! All you need to know

The summer holidays are over and it's back to school. Here is a comprehensive list of articles you can read as you prepare your child for another successful year ahead.


PRINT IT: Weekly extramural planner

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

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Back to school blues: how to help your child with shyness

Need help understanding your child's back-to-school social anxiety? Here's how you can help your shy child adjust to their new environment.

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How to get kids motivated for the new school year

Some tips to help get the kids excited for going back to school.

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5 tips to get back to school ready

Here’s what you really need to make a smooth start to the year.

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Tips for a good school backpack

A physiotherapist tells you what to look out for when choosing a good backpack.

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From one Grade1 parent to another

Advice from parents who've been through the motions of starting Big School.

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WATCH: Get creative with these back-to-school book covers

Keep the kids occupied and make things just a little easier for yourself with these book cover ideas.
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