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'My child says no one plays with her at school'

Meghan Leahy tells a mother to allow her daughter to express her feelings - and to do a little leadership.

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Want a confident 10-year-old? Start early

Teaching young children to be independent is hard but worth it, writes Tracy Cutchlow.

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Challenged? I blame Bear Grylls

Lorraine Candy's four children are doing sit-ups and eating too many marshmallows. It's all down to unreality TV...

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'My child says no one plays with her at school'
May 26 2015 at 12:06

Meghan Leahy tells a mother to allow her daughter to express her feelings - and to do a little leadership.

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Want a confident 10-year-old? Start early
May 25 2015 at 12:20

Teaching young children to be independent is hard but worth it, writes Tracy Cutchlow.

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Challenged? I blame Bear Grylls
May 21 2015 at 13:33

Lorraine Candy's four children are doing sit-ups and eating too many marshmallows. It's all down to unreality TV...

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W Cape parents have new school deadline
May 20 2015 at 11:43

Western Cape parents who need to enrol their children in new schools next year will have to hurry.

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Sons really can break mom's heart
May 19 2015 at 12:11

Working mothers are at greater risk of heart disease and fatal heart attacks if they have boys, a study suggests.

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'I hate my son's flirty girlfriend'
May 19 2015 at 06:45

Rowan Pelling warns a woman not to make her son feel that he has to choose between passion and family.

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'My son is addicted to electronics'
May 18 2015 at 11:52

Meghan Leahy says she doesn't know one parent who is not struggling with technology.

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Not easy to be a dad in a mom's world
May 15 2015 at 11:58

Nevin Martell is a stay-at-home dad - and he is working hard on making moms accept him.

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The great myth about working moms...
May 14 2015 at 13:34

A study of the timetables of successful working mothers concludes we're all faking it, writes Lorraine Candy.

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My life as the mom of twins
May 13 2015 at 12:14

Virginia Woodruff wishes she has been more prepared for the cultural expectations surrounding twins.

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