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Need a true friend? Drink with them
August 28 2015 at 12:36

Opposites attract? Yes, psychologists say, but only when it comes to explaining why people become best friends.

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Video: Hamleys opens in Cape Town
August 28 2015 at 12:47

Hamleys is the oldest toy shop in the world - and now it has a branch in Cape Town.

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Try cooking classes for kids
August 28 2015 at 11:26

Cape Town's Table Bay hotel will host a series of cooking classes for children. [VIDEO]

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Parenting moment: first swear word
August 28 2015 at 08:06

You can't lock your child in the house to prevent him from hearing bad language, says parenting coach Meghan Leahy.

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What I did on my hols: Got sick
August 27 2015 at 13:01

Lorraine Candy's summer holiday consisted of rain and impressive projectile vomiting.

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Moms help prem babies by reading
August 27 2015 at 11:54

Premature babies at Tygerberg Children's Hospital are being read to by their mothers to stimulate their brains.

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Babies get Game Of Thrones names
August 27 2015 at 08:25

The trend for old-fashioned names has taken a step further back in time.

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Seven percent of SA children unhappy - study
August 26 2015 at 10:13

South African children are unhappier than those in Ethiopia and Algeria, a British study suggests.

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Want to be a dad? Eat chicken
August 26 2015 at 08:05

A healthy diet and lifestyle can raise a woman's chances of conceiving. But it appears that men also need to watch what they eat.

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Are our kids addicted to technology?
August 25 2015 at 08:09

Children's health and happiness are important, but magic wand thinking is not going to get us there, writes Joanne Orlando. [VIDEO]

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Happiness slump hits most first-time parents
August 25 2015 at 12:10

The effect of a first-born can be comparable to that of a divorce or the death of a partner, writes Colin Fernandez.

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Milking it: Top tips for kids’ teeth
August 25 2015 at 10:38

It's not just the quantity of sugar that is the problem, but the frequency with which teeth are exposed to it, says an expert.

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Could a secret affair save your family?
August 24 2015 at 12:04

Ashley Madison's founder, Noel Biderman, says the world would be a better place if more people cheated on their spouses.

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An end to school uniform monopolies?
August 24 2015 at 10:18

The Western Cape Education department says exclusive agreements with uniform suppliers are not acceptable.

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Support for gay sex education debate
August 22 2015 at 16:06

The ‘boy loves a girl’ narrative is not the only form of sex prevalent in society

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Should kids get awards for taking part?
August 21 2015 at 13:40

Fred Bowen thinks awards for sport should be earned, not just handed out for participation.

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Tot tantrum? Try reason
August 21 2015 at 11:30

When a child is throwing a tantrum, reasoning with them may be the last thing on your mind.

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Real Meal Revolution sequel now on sale
August 21 2015 at 11:24

Raising Superheroes, the follow-up to Tim Noakes's Real Meal Revolution, is now available in bookstores.

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Call for gay sex education in schools
August 21 2015 at 07:21

Far too little is being done to educate schoolchildren about gay sex, says Dr Gordon Isaacs of Sweat. [VIDEO]

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Kids online? Start early
August 20 2015 at 12:38

Galit Breen says parents need to have the social media 'talk' earlier than they might think.

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