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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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Gender equality lessons begin at school
September 22 2014 at 11:58

Valerie Boje visits a Tokyo school and sees gender equality in action...

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Shyness can lead to anxiety in children
September 18 2014 at 12:04

Childhood fears can can sometimes develop into a serious psychiatric problem, writes Andrea Wege.

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Teens ‘lectured not to have sex’
September 17 2014 at 12:20

Cape Town teenagers say they are taught at school about contraception - but are sent away by clinic staff.

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Pocket money ‘teaches kids about money’
September 16 2014 at 13:24

Children who are given pocket money are better financial planners later in life and are less inclined to be in debt.

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Skip breakfast now, get diabetes later?
September 16 2014 at 12:00

Skipping breakfast in childhood may raise the risk of diabetes in later life, scientists claim.

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Learning the hard way to buckle kids up
September 12 2014 at 13:28

'You think it won't happen to you,' says mum whose baby died in car crash.

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Sleep link to teen obesity
September 12 2014 at 11:30

Lack of sleep in your teenage years can stack the deck against you for obesity later in life, says a New York professor.

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Risky teen behaviour in the brain?
September 11 2014 at 14:04

Teenagers can do the craziest things, but there could be a scientific explanation for this...

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Minecraft now a publishing sensation
September 11 2014 at 11:56

Popular game Minecraft has spun off into one of publishing's most successful franchises with a series of compact books.

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Keith Richards book - with pics by daughter
September 9 2014 at 11:41

When Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards started writing a children's book, he hired his daughter.

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