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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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Dishwashers just too clean?
February 27 2015 at 15:22

Researchers say that children whose families washed dishes by hand are less likely to develop eczema and asthma.

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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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UK okays three-parent babies
February 26 2015 at 12:56

The UK has become the first country in the world to legalise so-called three-parent babies.

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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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Scientists make eggs, sperm from skin
February 25 2015 at 13:52

Babies with two fathers or two mothers could become a reality after a breakthrough by researchers at Cambridge.

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Toddlers and naps... research needed
February 25 2015 at 13:23

Children over the age of two who take an afternoon nap don’t get such good quality sleep, say researchers.

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Who you gonna miss? The dog
February 24 2015 at 12:56

More than half of all dog owners would be sadder if their pet died than if a family member passed away.

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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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‘Bribes’ help pregnant women quit smoking
February 23 2015 at 13:31

Pregnant women are more than twice as likely to quit smoking if they are offered shopping vouchers, according to a study.

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New parent? Ditch those extras
February 23 2015 at 13:16

Don’t bother buying all that bulky baggage for baby – you don’t really need it, says Andrea Orr.

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Lack of sleep may be linked to diabetes
February 20 2015 at 15:31

Missing out on a good night’s rest may increase your chances of developing diabetes, researchers claim.

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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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Study gives hope for obese moms, babies
February 20 2015 at 13:08

Risks for overweight moms and their babies are caused by damage to egg cells and may be reversible, scientists say.

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Kids who don't leave home get smarter?
February 19 2015 at 15:33

An extended adolescence may allow the brain to ‘specialise’, and so become more mature, an expert says.

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New Dr Seuss book due out this year
February 19 2015 at 13:09

A new Dr Seuss book is to be released this year, 24 years after the author's death.

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Can Cape Town make the Monopoly board?
February 19 2015 at 13:04

Cape Town is competing against three other African cities to make it into the 80th anniversary edition of Monopoly.

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‘We vaccinate because we love kids’
February 18 2015 at 15:18

A paediatrican writes an open letter to parents who choose not to vaccinate 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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