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‘Is my son’s daycare okay?’
October 24 2014 at 13:54

Agony aunt Emily Yoffe tells a worried mother that her son's preschool programme sounds great.

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Helping children with OCD
October 24 2014 at 11:48

Dr Anand Ramphal looks at what can be done to help children with obsessive compulsive disorder.

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Fried food linked to diabetes in pregnancy
October 24 2014 at 11:48

Pregnant women who regularly enjoy chips, an omelette or fried chicken are at much higher risk of gestational diabetes.

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Toddler rage? It will pass...
October 23 2014 at 14:04

Why, after 12 years of practice, can Lorraine Candy not crush a small rebel? Because it might not be worth it...

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Do teens need sext education?
October 23 2014 at 12:13

We probably can't stop kids from sexting. So we might as well talk with them about it, writes Zara Kessler.

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Let teenagers lie in - sleep expert
October 23 2014 at 12:04

Teenagers should be encouraged to sleep in as it would improve their exam results, a study suggests.

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Children talk more to moms than dads
October 22 2014 at 13:52

Children are more likely to talk to their mother than their father about issues that matter to them, says a study.

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Depression is very real among children
October 22 2014 at 12:00

No one expects children to be depressed, but what we do not expect, we do not catch, say experts.

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Mom’s petition gets toys removed
October 22 2014 at 12:00

Toys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of the Breaking Bad TV series.

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‘What do I tell the kids about addiction?’
October 21 2014 at 13:38

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy has good advice for a sober parent on what to tell the children.

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Healthy ingredient in red wine ‘harms unborn baby’
October 21 2014 at 11:50

Researchers say that an ingredient in wine that is normally viewed as healthy could harm their unborn child's pancreas.

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Exercise could improve your child’s reading
October 21 2014 at 11:50

Physically fit children have faster and more robust brain responses during reading, scientists claim.

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A safety net for your pet
October 20 2014 at 14:04

More and more South Africans are waking up to the benefits of pet insurance, writes Charmel Payet.

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Who’s wearing their belly best?
October 20 2014 at 11:44

Buhle Mbonambi's choices for the sexiest, best-dressed and best pregnant body on the Hollywood scene.

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Brag about your children - with care
October 20 2014 at 11:42

Nancy Wolf says boasting about your children is tricky when their path to adulthood is a complicated one.

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Parents: Don't stay together for kids
October 17 2014 at 13:57

Zaren Healey White is a child of divorced parents. And, for her, that's better than the alternative.

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Why I don't breastfeed, if you must know
October 17 2014 at 13:44

Emily Wax-Thibodeaux gets the side-eye every time she bottle-feeds her baby, so why does she explain herself?

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When a dog is more than a pet
October 17 2014 at 11:53

Dog owners have admitted to calling their pet their 'baby' in a survey, with a quarter saying they treated their dog like their child.

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Want babies later? Put your ovaries on ice
October 17 2014 at 11:52

Healthy young women should be able to freeze their ovaries until they are ready for motherhood, say experts.

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Why I shield my kids from social media
October 16 2014 at 14:06

Lorraine Candy may be branded the meanest mom ever, but there's a reason why she's imposed a ban of her kids' photos on social media.

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