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What to do about underage drinking

Many schools break up today – and that means teenagers going out with friends and, possibly, underage drinking.

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What’s with teen hysteria over Malik?

Teens are so distraught that mental health groups are advising counsel? What is driving this outburst of emotion?

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Kids will eat veggies if you cook them right

Children just hate all vegetables, no matter how tasty you make them, right?

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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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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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