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Maths skills might begin in the womb
October 2 2014 at 11:56

Research has linked a woman's hormone levels in pregnancy with her child's maths skills at age five.

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A Keepy way with kiddy art
October 2 2014 at 11:56

Christina Breda Antoniades reviews a smartphone app that helps with all those pictures your children draw.

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The perils of having fat friends
October 1 2014 at 14:08

Almost nine in ten people can’t tell when someone is dangerously overweight, a study has found.

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Infant death target won’t be reached - study
October 1 2014 at 11:57

A United Nations target for slashing infant deaths will be missed, experts said.

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‘My snoring affects my love life’
October 1 2014 at 11:56

Dr Darren Green has suggestions to help a man who is desperate to fix his snoring habit.

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Children ‘make dads work harder’
September 30 2014 at 11:52

Fathers work harder than men who do not have children, according to an analysis of working lives in the EU.

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‘Let families decide homework amount’
September 30 2014 at 11:51

Jay Mathews looks at a new book about the homework, screen time and how kids allocate their time.

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Gallery: Surf's pup
September 30 2014 at 11:35

Dogs compete at the 6th Annual Surf City surf dog contest in Huntington Beach, California.

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Independent schools on the rise
September 29 2014 at 11:53

The Western Cape Education Department says the number of registered independent schools has increased by 47 since 2009.

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Teens rise to occasion with ‘flour babies’
September 29 2014 at 11:54

A school project is getting pupils up in the night to attend to their 'children'.

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When an abortion is right thing to do
September 26 2014 at 13:43

Bel Mooney says that for many people who have had one, including herself, an abortion is no big deal. [VIDEO]

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Talking to kids about vegetarianism
September 26 2014 at 12:02

Casey Seidenberg's 10-year-old is a pescatarian say his friends... or is he?

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Ovulation calendar can help with timing
September 26 2014 at 11:56

The makers of a sperm-friendly lubricant have made an ovulation calendar available.

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Braces? Run for your life...
September 25 2014 at 14:01

Lorraine Candy hates going to the dentist - especially when the subject of braces for her children comes up.

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Why ‘you’re fat’ is the worse thing to say
September 25 2014 at 11:51

Girls labelled by parents or friends as 'too fat' at age 10 have a higher risk of being obese as adults, a US study has found.

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‘My 7-year-old can’t handle anger’
September 25 2014 at 11:51

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy tells a worried mom that she needs to play with her son.

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‘No princess party for my daughter’
September 23 2014 at 13:42

A British TV anthropologist has banned her four-year-old daughter from having a princess party.

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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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