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The emptiness of an empty nest
July 10 2015 at 13:52

Karen Heller has done what so many parents do by only remembering the joy of having two teens at home.

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Teens are meant to be moody
July 10 2015 at 13:46

New scientific evidence has found that the teenage brain is naturally impatient and moody.

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‘Play time has become screen time’
July 10 2015 at 12:10

South African children don't play as much as they should, expert warns.

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Oh Snap, no more games
July 10 2015 at 12:10

Children's card games are dying out because of the rise of computer games and social media, a report suggests.

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Call for law over breast-feeding
July 10 2015 at 10:38

A group is calling for a bill to outlaw breast-feeding discrimination, and they have the backing of the health minister.

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Death: what are the rules?
July 9 2015 at 12:48

Lorraine Candy finds herself in the awkward situation of talking to her children about death.

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Toddlers for justice
July 9 2015 at 12:47

According to researchers, children as young as three show concern for the welfare of others.

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Freezing sperm: start young
July 9 2015 at 11:07

Men should freeze their sperm at 18 to reduce the risk of having a disabled child, says bioethicist Dr Kevin Smith.

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Is breast best in public?
July 9 2015 at 10:43

Sizile Makola has started a Twitter crusade on breastfeeding in public. Sipokazi Fokazi spoke to her.

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'Our son, 34, has no job'
July 8 2015 at 13:36

Virginia Ironside tells an elderly couple that their fears for their son may be unfounded.

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Inducing small babies could prevent stillbirth
July 8 2015 at 12:08

Inducing the delivery of small babies before they reach full-term could reduce the number of stillbirths, experts say.

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When you aren't prepared for a C-section
July 8 2015 at 12:08

Botho Molosankwe looks into the postpartum depression which sometimes follows an emergency Caesarean.

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Rihanna videos: A mom’s worst nightmare
July 7 2015 at 15:29

Sara Vine thinks Rihanna should face charges of pornography, incitement to violence and racial hatred.

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How boys get behind at school
July 7 2015 at 13:02

Boys lag behind girls academically by the age of five, a study has found.

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Pregnant woman warned of dormant virus
July 7 2015 at 12:32

Thousands of pregnant women are unwittingly passing on infections to their unborn babies, researchers warn.

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Third of UK women admit pregnant binge drinking
July 7 2015 at 12:32

Three-quarters of pregnant women in the UK report drinking some alcohol during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Kids think gaming is exercise - study
July 6 2015 at 13:00

Almost one in four children think playing videogames with friends is a form of exercise, a survey has found.

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A dying wish made me a mother
July 6 2015 at 12:19

Linda Rahal was in her 40s when she became a mother. This is an epic tale of how she adopted Mariana.

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Lazy teens have weak muscle strength
July 3 2015 at 13:26

Lazy teenagers who shun walking could be doing themselves more harm than they realise.

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Let’s make a den!
July 3 2015 at 11:56

There’s nothing more magical for children - or grown-ups, writes Bel Mooney.

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