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WATCH: Here's what teens do on Instagram and YouTube

A lot of adults have a lot to say about social media and online platforms. But what do the kids think? From Instagram and cyberbullying to memes, here are a few thoughts and experiences straight from the child's mouth.

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From penny press to Snapchat: How parents have always worried about the "new thing"

Grandma and grandpa reminisce about the "good old days", saying that today's kids seem to have an addiction when it comes to their smartphones. But the truth is, adults have worried about their kids' fascination with new-fangled entertainment and technology since the days of dime novels, radio, the first comic books and rock n' roll. Here's a grandparent's perspective on the kids (and parents) of today.

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Board games: Help your kids to create their own

Helping your kids build their very own board game makes for a cheap, easy, educational and, most importantly, fun activity.

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Colour me excited: Crayola released a makeup collection!

All your favourite shades of your Crayola crayon box are now available in beauty products. Eggplant purple? Count me in.

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The Boy Scouts of America are changing their name and recruiting girls!

As of 2019, the Boy Scouts will be known as Scouts BSA as the "Scout Me In" campaign aims to encourage girls to sign up as well.

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A parent's guide to matric ball planning

Giving your teen the night of their dreams doesn't have to make you hot under the collar. Here are some planning and budgeting tips for making it happen without breaking the bank.

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A schoolgirl has developed a substance to help curb shack fires

Addressing the problem of fire outbreaks in informal settlements, Gabriella Mogale has created a twofold solution to curbing burns – and she’s only 17, writes Design Indaba.

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This cartoon is promoting positive self-esteem in young children and we love it

An exciting new project which premiered yesterday is set to promote positive attitudes and behaviours in teens and tweens.

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Books to help teens feel understood when they're feeling misunderstood

Our top list of YA books to look forward to for the rest of the year.

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Lessons your kids can learn from Black Panther

The latest Marvel production, Black Panther, has grossed $700 million globally. But beyond its financial success, the film has also opened up conversations about representation and diversity. Here's how you can talk to your kids about the movie.

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WATCH: A fun way to save with DIY shadow money boxes

Planning to save for the matric dance, the school history tour or the latest gadget? Well, we’ve got an easy savings plan for you as well as a DIY shadow money box to store all your funds.

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Beauty for girls, pranks for boys – it’s the same old gender stereotypes for YouTube stars

Are the same old gender stereotypes persisting giving girls and boys unequal opportunities? Research has revealed that not much has changed in the industry, despite kids having newer platforms supposedly giving them more opportunities.

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Best of young adult fiction: 5 classic and revolutionary reads for 2018

Tackling tough topics from racism and bullying to indigenous identity and the holocaust, young adult fiction can challenge stereotypes and encourage critical thinking. Listed below are 5 great reads for your teens!

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Top 10 teen dramas of 2017

If your teenager is feeling bored these holidays, they'll love you for this list.

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Matrics: Have fun, be safe!

A message from Western Cape ministers Schäfer and Grant encouraging matrics to celebrate responsibly.

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Dear student, your social post could cost you a university placement or job one day

A useful reminder from your career counsellor to be mindful of what you post online: it may negatively impact you in the future.

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Teach your kids the SPACE and THINK tricks to venting on social media

Encourage your kids to take some "SPACE to THINK" before posting any rants online that they may very well regret at a later stage.

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Parent's guide: Making Snapchat safer for your kids

Do your kids use Snapchat? Here's a quick guide on privacy settings to discuss with them.

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Hilarious: maths teacher kicks off new year with a song

Remember that funny thing that happened in class? We all have a story to share... these kids have a video.

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The kids are okay

What do you do when you're stuck in traffic? Take a cue from these teens, who took it outside.

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"Animal Farm teaches kids to love animals" and other funnies

A Bollywood star is in the spotlight for talking about the children's book without having read it, sparking a slew up funny Tweets.

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Party checklist for an adult hosting a teen party

Are you a parent that's hosting a teen party this festive season? Check out these tips to make sure everything runs smoothly.

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The ultimate Christmas gift guide for teens

Often it's challenging to buy gifts for teenagers, but we've put together a list to make your job a little less troublesome.
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