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Helping children with OCD

Dr Anand Ramphal looks at what can be done to help children with obsessive compulsive disorder.

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Do teens need sext education?

We probably can't stop kids from sexting. So we might as well talk with them about it, writes Zara Kessler.

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Children talk more to moms than dads

Children are more likely to talk to their mother than their father about issues that matter to them, says a study.

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Parents urged to ban fruit juice
June 27 2014 at 14:12

Children should be given only water or milk and should not expect sweet drinks all the time, experts say.

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When young people are down
June 26 2014 at 11:57

Depression in children often goes unnoticed, so parents need to be aware of the signs that indicate unhappiness in children.

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The teens who want to be like parents
June 25 2014 at 11:56

Many teenagers are more likely than the previous five generations to want the same career as their mother or father.

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Shipping containers keep learning afloat
June 18 2014 at 12:00

For nearly three weeks from the beginning of next month, the V&A Waterfront will be the site of a pop-up creche for children from the township of Joe Slovo Park.

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Kids at the supper table? There’s an app
June 18 2014 at 12:00

The free DinnerTime app locks children’s electronic gadgets at meal times.

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Kids safer riding with Granddad
June 18 2014 at 10:49

Study shows kids are safer being driven by their grandparents than by their moms or dads.

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California hit by whooping cough epidemic
June 17 2014 at 11:58

California is dealing with its worst outbreak of pertussis since 2010, with nearly 3 500 reported victims so far this year.

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Bear of little brain comes out tops
June 13 2014 at 14:16

Winnie-the-Pooh has been voted the best-loved children's book of the past 150 years.

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Children of divorce ‘more likely to be obese’
June 13 2014 at 11:57

Divorcing parents should be wary of a threat to their children's health - they may become obese, say experts.

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Open door for ‘latchkey kids’
June 11 2014 at 14:23

Free after-school centre makes a big difference to kids, writes Dylan Oktober.

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