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Know who your kids chat to online

Educational psychologist Andrea Kellerman has some advice for parents about children and the Internet.

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What to do about intestinal worms

Dr Darren Green has reassuring advice for parents about intestinal worms.

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INDEDENDENT MEDIA

Thousands may be stuck in foster care

Thousands of children could be stuck in the foster-care system for years and prevented from being adopted.

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Clear the clutter in the cot
January 6 2015 at 15:13

Stuffed animals, extra bedding and even pillows all contribute to overheating and suffocation, say experts.

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Single-child families a rising trend in UK
January 5 2015 at 14:06

Experts say this will continue into the next decade – with negative consequences for kids’ mental health.

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New arm is greatest gift of all
December 29 2014 at 11:04

Charlie Egan is thought to be the first child in the UK to have an arm created with breakthrough 3D technology.

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Unhealthy living could shorten SA kids’ lives
December 22 2014 at 10:15

Coming generations would be plagued by chronic but preventable lifestyle diseases if action is not taken soon, says local expert.

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Why cartoons are more violent than films
December 18 2014 at 10:46

Children's cartoons depict death more often than films for adults, according to research.

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Pageants put pressure on girls - activist
December 17 2014 at 07:05

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?
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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