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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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'I wish I'd been a stay-at-home mom'
March 6 2015 at 17:50

Sarah Vine looks back on her years as a working mom and finds she has some regrets.

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Can fathers be honest about parenting?
March 5 2015 at 14:07

Why don't dads complain about parenthood like moms do? Samantha Rodman reckons they should...

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‘I worry about saying no to the kids’
March 4 2015 at 13:21

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy tells a parent that boundaries can sometimes be relaxed a little.

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The children who don’t go to school
March 2 2015 at 13:23

Andrea Orr talks to a family who are doing "unschooling" about what it means for them.

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‘Is my daughter too scared of change?’
February 27 2015 at 13:17

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy tells a mom not to worry if her daughter is worrying…

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The war of the sisters
February 26 2015 at 14:42

Lorraine Candy just spent a holiday with two warring sisters, and would rather go to Mars.

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Zuckerberg’s pick: Book about vaccines
February 25 2015 at 14:36

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his latest pick is "On Immunity: An Inoculation" .

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How our schools fail boys
February 23 2015 at 14:06

Jennifer Fink’s son is in trouble at school – again. His struggles break her heart.

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‘Software can’t make you a better parent’
February 20 2015 at 14:31

A booming array of gadgets are being marketed to harried parents who want to keep tabs on their children.

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Why we have to stop labelling our boys
February 18 2015 at 13:24

Robyn Passante wants a world where neither gender is at risk, or the butt of a joke.

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