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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.

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Keeping crime at bay… in the family way
March 30 2015 at 12:59

Two Capetonians are filming a self-defence series targeted at pregnant women, writes Nontando Mposo.

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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.

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Nearness helps children sleep
March 27 2015 at 16:19

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

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A dog and his bucket list
March 27 2015 at 15:52

Simon Kelner’s beloved dog has only months to live… so he’s being allowed every treat he can think of. [video]

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What’s with teen hysteria over Malik?
March 27 2015 at 14:55

Teens are so distraught that mental health groups are advising counsel? What is driving this outburst of emotion?

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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...

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Connect back to quality family time
March 25 2015 at 15:48

How can modern families gain back some quality time in a connected world? Godfrey Madanhire has some tips.

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Boffins make music for cats - Video
March 25 2015 at 13:37

Scientists have created what they say is the first species-specific music for domestic cats.

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Let’s take the pressure out of breastfeeding
March 25 2015 at 13:24

Why are mothers who don’t breastfeed made to feel bad, asks Matilda Battersby.

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Kids will eat veggies if you cook them right
March 24 2015 at 12:16

Children just hate all vegetables, no matter how tasty you make them, right?

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In praise of the power nap
March 23 2015 at 15:35

A short dose of just 45 minutes can boost your memory by as much as five time, say scientists.

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Breastfeeding best at work too
March 23 2015 at 13:47

Most new moms don’t even know they have legal rights to take breaks at work, says legal adivsor.

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Six steps to raising happy girls
March 23 2015 at 13:48

It may seem obvious, but following these important guides could make all the difference to how your daughter embraces her world.

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‘No-phone week made me a better mom’
March 20 2015 at 15:44

Meredith Hale decided to go cold turkey on her iPhone addiction – and learned some surprising things…

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Meet the world’s luckiest street dogs
March 20 2015 at 16:05

More than a dozen state institutions in Cuba have taken street dogs under their wings.

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TV can have lifelong toll on health
March 20 2015 at 13:23

Plonk your child in front of the TV – and risk creating a life-long couch potato, warn scientists.

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‘I don’t want your opinion on breastfeeding’
March 20 2015 at 13:21

Why is there no middle-of-the-road parenting philosophy, asks Emily Kaye Lazzaro.

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A life of up and Down
March 20 2015 at 13:20

Lindsay Ord spoke to a family who say their Down’s child has been a blessing

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'I lost our child on the train'
March 19 2015 at 13:38

Lorraine Candy confronts a mother's worst fear - and wonders if she worries too much.

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