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Pageants put pressure on girls - activist

Do we really want young girls to aspire to be Miss World given the high levels of eating disorders, asks an activist.

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Just 70 spoonsful of sugar?

How your child may be eating up to 70 teaspoons of sugar a day. Richard Price puts it to the test in an experiment.

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Gallery: Dressing kids for Christmas

Omeshnie Naidoo takes a look at local designers and what they have in store for kiddies' festive clothing.

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The rise of the quiet teen
November 25 2014 at 10:36

A UK study says teens are likely to be found in their bedrooms surfing the web and playing videogames.

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KZN school fees to go up by about 10%
November 24 2014 at 11:42

Parents with children at fee-paying schools in KZN must brace for an increase in school fees of up to 10 percent.

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Cellphones 'game changers' for children - Unicef
November 21 2014 at 11:45

Technological innovations can be 'game changers' in securing children's rights, the United Nations children's agency says.

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Consumer watchdog’s 10 Worst Toys list
November 20 2014 at 10:35

Organisers say the toys singled out this year are representative of some of the typical problems they come across.

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How to encourage children to ‘give back’
November 19 2014 at 13:26

Charity really does begin at home. Here are some ideas to encourage generosity in your children...

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It pays to spare the rod
November 19 2014 at 11:45

Mpiletso Motumi explores the question of corporal punishment...

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‘Energy drinks can poison children’
November 17 2014 at 11:55

Exposure to energy drinks is a problem for young kids, new research indicates.

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The rules that help obese children
November 14 2014 at 11:19

Danish doctors claim to have cured childhood obesity by getting children to follow a set of basic rules.

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The doll that will drive you mad
November 13 2014 at 11:47

There is a toy that can actually hold a conversation - and it's much more than just 'hello' and 'how are you?' [VIDEO]

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Springsteen turns song into children’s book
November 12 2014 at 11:37

With his not-quite-for-children children's book, Bruce Springsteen has surprised even himself. [VIDEO]

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