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8 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.

14 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.

29 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.

30 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.

34 days ago
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.

34 days ago
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.

36 days ago
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?.

36 days ago
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.

37 days ago
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.

37 days ago
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.

42 days ago
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.

42 days ago
#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.

43 days ago
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.

44 days ago
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.

48 days ago
The Shuga way to safe sex
The Shuga way to safe sex

Watching television can have a big impact on young people's attitudes towards HIV and Aids and safe sex.