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You won’t believe how much sugar 5-year-olds eat
You won’t believe how much sugar 5-year-olds eat

Children aged five are gorging on sugar by eating four times the recommended limit.

37 days ago
How long is chickenpox contagious?
How long is chickenpox contagious?

Once the virus has taken hold, a rash and then blisters form in about two days.

43 days ago
Beckham in hot water over kissing daughter
Beckham in hot water over kissing daughter

Dozens of parents are accusing the fashion designer of sexualising her daughter.

58 days ago
Swiper, no swiping
Swiper, no swiping
Lifestyle

Omeshnie Naidoo chatted to the creator of Dora the Explorer, Chris Gifford, ahead of the South African Tour of the stage extravaganza

59 days ago
Fun Holiday Activities for Kids at Toy Kingdom
Fun Holiday Activities for Kids at Toy Kingdom

Winter school holidays means parents will be looking for ideas on how to keep their children busy indoors

23 June 2016, 1:09pm
Five shows teens can binge-watch this holiday
Five shows teens can binge-watch this holiday

Here are five awesomely entertaining shows for teens to get stuck into over the holidays.

23 June 2016, 09:18am
Teenagers add R42 700 a year to your family bill
Teenagers add R42 700 a year to your family bill

London - Having teens in a hosuehold adds just over R42 700 a year to a typical family’s bills, according to a new report.

21 June 2016, 11:43am
Sponsored: #YouthMonth is almost over – Why does that make a difference?
Sponsored: #YouthMonth is almost over – Why does that make a difference?

Are young people only important in June?

20 June 2016, 4:00pm
What is it like for kids in TV ads?
What is it like for kids in TV ads?

Behind the scenes of that TV advert featuring a cute kid is a lot of hard slog, for the child and the parents, writes Helen Grange.

20 June 2016, 1:30pm
Rupert Everett: 'Thank God I didn't have a sex change'
Rupert Everett: 'Thank God I didn't have a sex change'

As a child, he dressed up in girls’ clothes all the time and longed to be a woman.

20 June 2016, 11:06am
Why many children in SA get asthma
Why many children in SA get asthma

Children who grow up in urban areas and are exposed to violence are more likely to have asthma.

15 June 2016, 1:30pm
Porn strips kids of their childhood - study
Porn strips kids of their childhood - study

Pornographic material leaves many children at risk of becoming desensitised to its impact, say researchers.

15 June 2016, 08:00am
#MillionComforts aims for 2020 goal
#MillionComforts aims for 2020 goal

Independent Media, in partnership with Dis-Chem and the Dis-Chem Foundation is embarking on a second year of the Million Comforts campaign.

14 June 2016, 08:11am
TB meningitis ‘fully treatable if detected early’
TB meningitis ‘fully treatable if detected early’

TBM can be devastating for children, yet the disease can be treated if caught in time, says a local paediatric neurologist.

13 June 2016, 08:08am
UK schools to allow gender-neutral uniform
UK schools to allow gender-neutral uniform

Boys will be allowed to wear skirts and girls to wear trousers under new 'gender-neutral' uniform policies introduced across the UK.