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'Limit kids to 30 minutes on devices'

Children who spend more than 30 minutes on their iPads in one sitting could be sowing the seeds for pain later in life.

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Social sites linked to teen depression

Teens who spend more than two hours a day on social networking sites are more likely to have mental health problems.

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When the kids won't move out

Economic times are tough on young adults, so many move back home. Alyssia Birjalal reports

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Vaccines start to pay off
May 6 2015 at 12:40

Two vaccines which prevent killer diseases in childhood are starting to pay off, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

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A kid's maths app you can count on
May 5 2015 at 14:03

Christina Breda Antoniades says Marble Math is just the thing for squeezing some practice into a child's day.

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Schools can’t charge ‘upfront’ fee
May 5 2015 at 12:18

The W Cape Education Department has intervened in cases where schools were charging upfront fees to secure a child's place.

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Washington 'not a good place to be a baby'
May 5 2015 at 12:17

Washington has the highest infant mortality rate of all the world's richest capitals, according to a survey.

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'They eat toys because they love them'
May 5 2015 at 12:17

Kristina Wright says she understands what drives her two sons to eat their beloved toys.

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When gender is complicated...
May 1 2015 at 08:43

Becky Albertalli celebrates the bravest, coolest kids she has ever met, the ones who inspired her book.

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'Banting diet can benefit children'
April 21 2015 at 13:56

Nutrition expert Tamzyn Campbell recommends kids should cut out processed foods, writes Nontando Mposo.

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Man sells places in school queue
April 21 2015 at 13:13

A man has been accused of selling places in the registration queue at a popular Johannesburg school.

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What to do about intestinal worms
April 17 2015 at 13:13

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

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Know who your kids chat to online
April 17 2015 at 13:15

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

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