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Kids who don't leave home get smarter?
February 19 2015 at 15:33

An extended adolescence may allow the brain to ‘specialise’, and so become more mature, an expert says.

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New Dr Seuss book due out this year
February 19 2015 at 13:09

A new Dr Seuss book is to be released this year, 24 years after the author's death.

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Can Cape Town make the Monopoly board?
February 19 2015 at 13:04

Cape Town is competing against three other African cities to make it into the 80th anniversary edition of Monopoly.

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‘We vaccinate because we love kids’
February 18 2015 at 15:18

A paediatrican writes an open letter to parents who choose not to vaccinate their children.

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Induce birth at 37 weeks, study suggests
February 18 2015 at 13:22

Inducing pregnant women once they reach 37 weeks can lower risks to the baby, a study has suggested.

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Why we have to stop labelling our boys
February 18 2015 at 13:24

Robyn Passante wants a world where neither gender is at risk, or the butt of a joke.

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'No alcohol is safe in early pregnancy'
February 17 2015 at 14:03

Women in the first three months of pregnancy are advised not to drink any alcohol at all under new UK advice.

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Gallery: 'A beautiful group of dogs'
February 17 2015 at 13:28

A beagle and an Old English sheepdog were among a handful of canines to advance in the Westminster Dog Show.

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Why moms need a holiday
February 16 2015 at 15:04

Lauren Apfel is a stay-at-home mom – and she needs a break from childcare.

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Empathetic children, patient parents
February 16 2015 at 14:37

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy says a lack of empathy in a 6-year-old is perfectly normal.

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Fish oil can boost memory – study
February 13 2015 at 14:58

Fish oils can help older people with memory problems to boost their brain power, say researchers.

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Power naps really make a difference
February 13 2015 at 14:42

Researchers say that a quick forty winks can cancel out the effects of a serious lack of sleep the night before.

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Parents’ lifestyles affect kids weight – study
February 13 2015 at 14:14

The lifestyle of parents – rather than their genes – is mainly responsible for children being overweight, scientists believe.

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Want to improve your school marks? Sleep!
February 13 2015 at 14:12

Teens need around nine hours of sleep, but studies have found that as many as two-thirds regularly get less than seven.

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The closeness of a little sleep monster
February 12 2015 at 13:23

Yes, parenthood means sleep deprivation - but Lorraine Candy will miss some precious moments.

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How much sleep do you need?
February 11 2015 at 15:12

An expert panel has released its recommendations for how much sleep we all need.

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And then there were three
February 11 2015 at 14:31

One adoption. One surrogate. One pregnancy. Ellen McCarthy meets a woman who thought she would not have children.

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A talk with my daughters
February 11 2015 at 14:32

Lonnae O’Neal thilnks about what to say to her daughters about men and power and sexual abuse.

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Michelle Obama: I’ve done junk food
February 11 2015 at 14:15

US First Lady admits that she gave her children too much junk food when she was a working mother.

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Game that monopolises childhood memory
February 9 2015 at 15:05

Kamcilla Pillay examines the seemingly universal appeal of the board game Monopoly.

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