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'My child's school handed me over to a debt collector. What can I do?'

"I went to the school to sort out the matter. But the school said it can only transfer the money back into my account so that I can pay debt collectors directly. I refused and now they have blacklisted me."

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PICS: Dad takes over teen daughter’s Instagram and his posts receive more likes than hers

One savvy dad came up with a much more creative punishment than the old-fashioned grounding after his teen daughter broke the rules.

Parenting

The stuffed and the slimy: These are the most dangerous Christmas toys

"In South Africa, thousands of potentially dangerous toys hit the shelves," warns local legal expert, Kirstie Haslam. Here's what you know before you go toy shopping.

Parenting

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!

Health & Safety

Are you ready to teach your teen to drive?

With the luxury of time afforded parents during the festive season, it seems like the perfect opportunity to teach your teen everything they need to know about getting behind the wheel.
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Chatback with Parent24: Should sex education be left to parents?

42 % - Yes! I won't have teachers discussing these things with my children
 
25 % - Yes, teachers aren't well equipped to teach these sensitive topics
 
29 % - No, a properly trained teacher will do a better job than some parents
 
4 % - No way, I'm happy to outsource those conversations to someone else!
 
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