My Independent
bear grylls library
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...

Read Story

Debbie Schäfer library
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.

Read Story

lazy boy sxc
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.

Read Story

Browse Parenting

Items 31 - 40 of 104

How to survive the turbulent teens
April 14 2015 at 13:22

Adolescence can a trying time for parents - but a new book that has your back. Helen Grange speaks to the author...

Read Story
0 comments

Home alone: dads
April 10 2015 at 15:55

Mike Higgins has some sound advice for new dads on paternity leave.

Read Story
0 comments

Kids and money: The bucks start here
April 8 2015 at 16:56

Amy Joyce talks to experts for tips on how and when parents should talk to children about money.

Read Story
0 comments

The never-ending clothes conflict
April 7 2015 at 13:36

Lorraine Candy wonders where all the lost items of school clothing go...

Read Story
0 comments

Share at your peril, parents
April 2 2015 at 14:05

Social media has made "sharenting" easier than ever. But just because you can do it, should you?

Read Story
0 comments

Time to build villages for our children
April 1 2015 at 14:17

Let us create neighbourhoods that feel safe enough for everyone’s children,writes Tracy Cutchlow.

Read Story
0 comments

Parents vow to fight ‘free range kids’ decision
March 30 2015 at 12:57

Donna St George examines a case where parents who let their children walk alone have been found guilty of neglect.

Read Story
0 comments

All a family needs is love
March 27 2015 at 15:19

Children brought up in unconventional families fare no worse than those from traditional families, according to a major study.

Read Story
0 comments

Nearness helps children sleep
March 27 2015 at 16:19

Meghan Leahy has some ideas for making small children feel safe at bedtime.

Read Story
0 comments

Lost: Mom's sanity. Reward offered
March 26 2015 at 13:29

Lorraine Candy and her 11-year-old are not having a good time of it...

Read Story
0 comments

Items 31 - 40 of 104