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When a pet becomes a confidante
May 26 2015 at 12:06

A study shows that youngsters are more likely to confide in pet cats and dogs, than their own brothers and sisters.

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'My child says no one plays with her at school'
May 26 2015 at 12:06

Meghan Leahy tells a mother to allow her daughter to express her feelings - and to do a little leadership.

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Eating for two could make a fat child
May 26 2015 at 12:06

Women who 'eat for two' during pregnancy could leave their unborn child struggling with obesity years later.

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How bathroom light can wake you up
May 25 2015 at 13:41

If you wake up in the middle of the night needing the bathroom, don't turn on the light when you get there.

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When a miscarriage leads to shame
May 25 2015 at 12:20

Almost half of women who have a miscarriage feel guilty about it and over a quarter ashamed, a study shows.

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Body image fears start young - study
May 25 2015 at 12:20

Girls as young as six are going on diets, a study of British schoolchildren has found.

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Want a confident 10-year-old? Start early
May 25 2015 at 12:20

Teaching young children to be independent is hard but worth it, writes Tracy Cutchlow.

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How to teach your kids about sugar
May 22 2015 at 13:17

Casey Seidenberg wants children to know what sugar is, and what it does to their bodies.

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You're not getting my money, kid!
May 22 2015 at 11:43

British comedian Lenny Henry says it is 'right' for rich parents to cut their children out of an inheritance.

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Dogs 'more likely to be insured than cats'
May 22 2015 at 11:43

The phrase 'man's best friend' has perhaps a ring of truth, writes Henry Austin.

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Challenged? I blame Bear Grylls
May 21 2015 at 13:33

Lorraine Candy's four children are doing sit-ups and eating too many marshmallows. It's all down to unreality TV...

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Why female dogs are friendlier
May 21 2015 at 12:10

The maternal instincts of female dogs may make them interact with humans more than males, according to a study.

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Sleepwalking may be in the genes
May 21 2015 at 12:10

A study found children are seven times more likely to walk in their sleep if both parents had a history of doing the same.

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W Cape parents have new school deadline
May 20 2015 at 11:43

Western Cape parents who need to enrol their children in new schools next year will have to hurry.

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Bedtime stories do aid reading - study
May 20 2015 at 11:42

A study has found that reading to toddlers provides a 'meaningful, measurable' boost to their brain development.

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'My daughter is being mocked on Twitter'
May 19 2015 at 13:33

Virginia Ironside tells a worried parent to close down her 10-year-old's Twitter account.

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Telly can mean jelly belly for kids
May 19 2015 at 12:12

Researchers say that young children who watch just one hour of TV a day are up to 73 percent more likely to be obese.

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Air pollution could make for smaller babies
May 19 2015 at 12:11

A study of the effects of air-quality controls introduced during the 2008 Beijing Olympics has had interesting results.

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Sons really can break mom's heart
May 19 2015 at 12:11

Working mothers are at greater risk of heart disease and fatal heart attacks if they have boys, a study suggests.

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Immunisation lapses behind deaths?
May 19 2015 at 12:02

Gaps in the maintenance of the childhood immunisation schedule could be to blame for the diphtheria deaths in KZN.

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