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How instinct makes moms invincible
August 25 2014 at 13:50

Sarah Vine celebrates motherly instinct - that strange sixth sense that kicks in when you have a child. [VIDEO]

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Relaxation the key to bedtime battles
August 25 2014 at 11:45

Parenting coach Meghan Leah gives a tired mom some tips on dealing with bedtime procrastination.

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New MomConnect app for pregnant women
August 25 2014 at 11:45

Expectant women can now download a cellphone app to keep tabs on their progress through pregnancy.

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Memorable birth was a lifelong gift
August 22 2014 at 13:43

Bruce Friedland reflects on the satisfying - and bittersweet - journey that is parenting.

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Latin a game-changer for literacy?
August 22 2014 at 13:37

Educators think kids should read a dead language - and order lunch in it. Frances Stead Sellers finds out why...

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‘Mommy, you are just so... floppy’
August 22 2014 at 13:32

Angela Epstein had an uncomfortable - yet truthful - naked encounter with her daughter.

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NY councilman targets fast-food toys
August 22 2014 at 11:49

A New York city councilman wants to ban toys in fast-food restaurant kid meals that do not meet strict dietary guidelines.

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New tool to help pupils find a school
August 22 2014 at 11:49

Western Cape education officials have a new tool to help schools place children at schools.

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Caring for 175 cats? A gift of love
August 21 2014 at 13:28

A Peruvian woman nurses ill cats because, she says, her duty is to the animals that nobody else cares about.

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Worried parents, worried children...
August 21 2014 at 11:35

Bel Mooney looks at why it is that children are more anxious than ever.

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How pregnancy stress affects baby
August 21 2014 at 11:34

Mothers-to-be can pass stress on to their babies - affecting pregnancies for generations to come, say researchers.

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Half of mothers enjoy childbirth - survey
August 20 2014 at 13:53

It's no surprise that nearly two-thirds of women say that childbirth was the most painful experience of their lives.

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Teens having sex at a younger age – forum
August 20 2014 at 12:18

South African women are now more at risk than ever of HIV infection, say experts.

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Schools struggle to cope with application deluge
August 20 2014 at 12:17

Some Western Cape schools are already oversubscribed or have long waiting lists for the 2015 academic year.

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‘Online bully turned out to be a pal’
August 20 2014 at 07:12

Agony aunt Emily Yoffe tells a young woman to confront the man who is being nasty to her on Facebook.

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Sex ed: Teaching consent not enough
August 19 2014 at 13:53

Cicely Marston looks at coercion in relationships, and says there's much to be done. [SENSITIVE CONTENT]

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When friends are few...
August 19 2014 at 13:49

One in ten people do not have a single friend to call their own, a survey shows.

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More dads want paid paternity leave
August 19 2014 at 11:47

Fathers ought to, and are, playing a bigger role in child care, and that means being at home, writes Brigid Schulte.

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Another good reason to breastfeed baby
August 19 2014 at 11:46

Being breastfed as a baby might be better than statins in staving off heart disease in later life.

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‘Teen asked to have boyfriend in bed’
August 19 2014 at 07:11

Rowan Pelling tells a shocked mother to stick to her principles...

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