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AP

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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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

W Cape parents have new school deadline

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

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sxc.hu

Sons really can break mom's heart

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

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How the write stuff can improve life
April 24 2015 at 17:13

Elizabeth Tenety finds a way to cope better with the working mother blues.

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When you grow up – be rich!
April 24 2015 at 14:19

One in five parents want their child to grow up to be wealthy rather than happy, a survey has revealed.

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Judge tells parents to be strict with teens
April 24 2015 at 13:21

The job of parents is to make their children do the things they do not want to do, a family law judge says.

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The votes are in, and Mom loses
April 23 2015 at 13:40

It’s the same in almost every household: the battle for hearts and minds is won by dads, writes Lorraine Candy.

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If a father is abusive, a mother must act
April 22 2015 at 12:56

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy tells a woman that it is her duty to protect herself and her children.

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Raising joyful readers is a family affair
April 20 2015 at 14:43

Sharon Holbrook celebrates the joys of reading to her children.

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Fathers on the Move make world of difference
April 20 2015 at 14:47

Research indicates the ‘typical’ SA child is raised by a mother and has an absent but living father, writes Nontando Mposo

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‘Do you have guns in your house?’
April 17 2015 at 14:39

Before her daughter goes on a playdate, Dede Donahue has an important question to ask.

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‘My daughter gets angry when I correct her’
April 15 2015 at 16:04

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy urges a parent to let her child learn at her own pace.

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The ways you teach your kids how to bully
April 15 2015 at 16:04

Ashley Trexler shares eight ways you may be unknowingly encouraging bullying.

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