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School admissions stuck in a time warp
September 23 2014 at 11:43

A bemused and frustrated Asanda Ngoasheng is applying for a primary school place for her daughter...

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Pay more attention to early brains - experts
September 23 2014 at 11:42

World health leaders are urging all countries to pay more attention to the development of children's brains.

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Cutesy food ads on the way out?
September 22 2014 at 14:02

No more luring of kids to eat sugary, salty treats and fast food, says the health department in draft regulations.

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Gender equality lessons begin at school
September 22 2014 at 11:58

Valerie Boje visits a Tokyo school and sees gender equality in action...

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Will your baby have an unhappy marriage?
September 22 2014 at 11:58

Samantha Rodman describes an experiment which is the springboard for an entire field of research.

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Like father, like son... born lazy
September 19 2014 at 13:59

Tom Utley says his grown sons may have got their lack of enterprise from him...

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This 'Dr Mom' is still on call
September 19 2014 at 13:43

Suzanne Allard Levingston's children are grown and she no longer has to be Dr Mom...

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‘Stop asking about my two-mom family’
September 19 2014 at 11:58

Columnist Steven Petrow tells a lesbian mom that she should chill a little when faced with nosy questions.

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Dummies may interfere with bonding - study
September 19 2014 at 11:45

Dummies are likely to interfere with parents' ability to interpret and respond to a baby's happiness or distress, according to a study.

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What kids learn when they are spanked
September 18 2014 at 13:26

William Saletan says that when you hit a child for hitting another child, the hitting does all the talking.

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‘Can I support Arsenal, Dad?’
September 18 2014 at 13:27

Lorraine Candy listens with dread as her husband and son talk about football - and the family team.

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Shyness can lead to anxiety in children
September 18 2014 at 12:04

Childhood fears can can sometimes develop into a serious psychiatric problem, writes Andrea Wege.

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Sleepless and stressed? Is it your pet?
September 18 2014 at 12:03

More than half of cat and dog owners regularly lose sleep because their pets wake them up early, according to a survey.

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Keep cats inside, says expert
September 17 2014 at 14:03

Household cats are apparently suffering from soaring levels of stress - and modern life is to blame.

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Teens ‘lectured not to have sex’
September 17 2014 at 12:20

Cape Town teenagers say they are taught at school about contraception - but are sent away by clinic staff.

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‘I gave birth in a room full of friends’
September 17 2014 at 12:17

Katy Chatel says her home birth surround by friends and family was not unconventional at all...

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Pocket money ‘teaches kids about money’
September 16 2014 at 13:24

Children who are given pocket money are better financial planners later in life and are less inclined to be in debt.

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Skip breakfast now, get diabetes later?
September 16 2014 at 12:00

Skipping breakfast in childhood may raise the risk of diabetes in later life, scientists claim.

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Pregnant? Don’t take to your bed
September 16 2014 at 11:59

Experts say bed rest during pregnancy has few benefits - and can lead to depression, among other things.

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Blue light bad for teen sleep
September 15 2014 at 13:59

The pervasive glow of electronic devices may be an impediment to a good night's sleep - especially for teens.

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