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Development & Behaviour

Bilingual or mother tongue? What experts say is best for your child’s development

Many households are bilingual, which may affect a child's linguistic development. Should cultural requirements be put on the back burner for your child's healthy development? Meg Faure weighs in on the subject.

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Japan's preschools are using tablets to prep tots for the digital age

Should we introduce digital play in SA schools? Will working on tablets and laptops enhance learning? Well, a preschool in Japan is using smartphone software applications designed for preschoolers in their classrooms, believing if they don't they may just fall behind with all the technological advancements of today.

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4 OT sensory box ideas for kids

Ever wondered what Occupational Therapy (OT) sensory boxes are and how your children can benefit from them? Inge Sonn from the Child and Family Studies Unit at the University of the Western Cape weighs in on the issue, plus, here are 4 sensory box ideas for you to create your own!

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5 math skills your child needs to get ready for preschool

Here's why it's important to teach our preschoolers simple maths, with a few ideas to get you started.

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10 reasons why reading bedtime stories should be part of your daily routine

Reading a bedtime story to your child is a delightful and fun experience where you can bond before they set off for dreamland. As fun as it can be, it is so much more than just that. Here are a few of the advantages of bedtime stories.

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Why Chrissy Teigen "projectile puked" at Luna's new school

What's the worst thing you've done at your child's school?

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Toothbrushes, shoe laces and baths: Milestone guidelines for your preschooler

There are no hard and fast rules for when your preschooler should pick up certain skills but being aware of these guidelines help to keep them on track.

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Developmental milestones: 24 to 36 months

All the developmental milestones from 2 to 3 years.

Development & Behaviour

"I feel like I don't exist, she just cries for daddy!"

A mother shares her frustration with her toddler daughter wanting daddy. All. The. Time.

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"3 crucial ways daycare centres can improve reading in SA": reader responds

International literacy consultant Thomas Benjamin comments on South Africa's reading crisis by identifying three real obstacles in preschool level - and offering a few solutions.

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Liar! Liar! Pants on fire: watching children learn how to lie

It's not a very good deed, but it’s actually a big developmental milestone.

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Ramadan activities: The Good Deed Jar

Just because your kids are too young to fast doesn't mean they can't get into the spirit of the holy month.

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Playing 'school-school' helps prepare kids for 'real school'

Remember 'playing school' or 'school-school'? It turns out it actually encourages us to read and develop a positive attitude towards learning as we grow up.

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School at 3? "Let my kids be kids, president Macron"

After French president Emmanuel Macron announced his plans to make school compulsory for children from the age of 3, our readers responded, some agreeing and some wishing we'd just let our kids be kids.

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Is your tot addicted to your smartphone?

It may be good at distracting the kids but is it as harmless as you think or should you be worried about how much time your toddler spends on a digital device?

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How to help your little one to not be racist

While we know that babies make categorisations based on race, the attitudes that children develop as they grow up are based on what they are taught at a very young age. Nathalia Gjersoe explains one thing that's for sure though: "We are not naturally inclined to be racist".

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Children must go to school aged 3, says French president Macron

All children in France and its overseas territories must attend school from the age of 3 from next year.

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Are you raising a brat? You have to read this

There’s a thin line between confident and annoyingly entitled, as Margot Bertelsmann discovers

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Want to raise a child with a good head for numbers?

Make maths easy for your mini by making mathematical concepts part of your everyday life.

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Boost your toddler's brain power by "bridging minds"

Learn about the bridging minds concept and how can you use it to boost your child's emotional, language and cognitive development.

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Disciplining your child in public

What do you do if your child flies into a rage in public? Should you give in or discipline them?

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Watch what happens when this little girl sings to her brother who has Down syndrome

A mom caught this heartwarming moment on camera and it shows just how powerful music can be. Parent24 spoke to a registered music therapist, Caley Garden, to find out how and why this form of therapy is so beneficial for people with cognitive difficulties.
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