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Commission to ‘engage’ on uniforms

The Competition Commission has concluded its probe into school uniform price fixing.

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AFP

Fury at kids' 'thong’ pageant

Colombian mayor defends ‘shameful’ Little Miss Thong contest.

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REUTERS

Why family dinners really do matter

The most important thing you can do with your kids? Eat dinner with them, says a family therapist.

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Just 70 spoonsful of sugar?
December 15 2014 at 13:15

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
December 15 2014 at 11:02

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

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We need more stories our children can identify with
December 10 2014 at 13:32

There is still is a shortage of SA tales that can feed hungry young minds, writes Niki Daly.

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Kiddies’ books and the race debate
December 5 2014 at 14:41

Pippi Longstocking raises questions about erasing old racial references. But are we going too far, asks Gail Sullivan.

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Four in 10 have seen parents break up
December 4 2014 at 11:50

Youngsters whose mother and father have broken up are far more likely to have behaviour problems, say researchers.

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What not to get the kids for Christmas
December 2 2014 at 13:39

Group expresses alarm that 'dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America's store shelves' in its annual Trouble in Toyland report.

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Broken homes make troubled teens - study
December 1 2014 at 11:17

Teenagers whose parents divorce are more likely to get poor exam results, drink alcohol and suffer eating disorders, a study found.

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Opening doors: the priceless Gift of Hearing
November 28 2014 at 12:53

A collaboration is changing young lives in Cape Town, writes Nontando Mposo.

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Will Gen Z be as connected as we are?
November 28 2014 at 11:31

Teenagers are pushing back against the technology dependence of previous generations, writes Leonid Bershidsky.

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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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