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Always putting it off? Blame your parents

Procrastination is in the genes, say scientists who studied twins about how much they caused delays.

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Big family equals lower test scores

Children from large families do worse in the classroom, according to a study.

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Kids showing symptoms of ‘tablet addiction’

Teachers say a growing number of pupils turn up for lessons exhausted because they spend hours using their iPads.

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Are online games leading kids to gambling?
February 18 2014 at 12:27

The rise of games on social media sites could lead to a surge in childhood gambling problems, an expert says.

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New rules to stop pupils bunking
February 17 2014 at 12:21

Western Cape pupils who repeatedly skip school could soon receive a visit from a school attendance officer.

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Reading between the notes
February 14 2014 at 11:46

A local musician has designed an interactive app to accompany his children’s book, writes Esther Lewis.

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Kids ignoring social media age limit
February 14 2014 at 11:45

More than half of children have used social media by the age of ten, according to a study.

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Caffeine common in US kids
February 12 2014 at 12:04

Nearly 3 out of 4 US children consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee, a government analysis finds.

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‘Skinny’ teen boys risk later depression
February 11 2014 at 11:51

Teenage boys who convince themselves they’re too skinny may be at greater risk of being depressed as adults.

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Kid’s don’t know Adam from Eve
February 7 2014 at 12:11

A quarter of children have never heard of the Nativity, according to new British research.

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Snapping the ‘digital umbilical cord’
February 5 2014 at 12:29

Young people are so addicted to their handsets that they check them every nine minutes and 50 seconds.

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Gallery: Reaching for a dream
February 4 2014 at 09:45

When Reach for a Dream Western Cape decided to do something big they aimed high. Sky high.

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Girls to get protection from killer cancer
February 3 2014 at 11:35

Almost 90 000 young girls in the Western Cape are to be vaccinated against cervical cancer.

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