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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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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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'I hate my son's flirty girlfriend'
May 19 2015 at 06:45

Rowan Pelling warns a woman not to make her son feel that he has to choose between passion and family.

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Schools 'should let boys wear skirts'
May 18 2015 at 13:41

Schools should adopt 'gender neutral' uniform policies, Britain's boarding schools were told recently.

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‘My four-year-old thinks she’s fat’
May 18 2015 at 11:51

Jamie Davis Smith discovers how her seemingly innocuous comments about her weight affects her little girl.

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'My son is addicted to electronics'
May 18 2015 at 11:52

Meghan Leahy says she doesn't know one parent who is not struggling with technology.

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Whoosh... and you're asleep
May 15 2015 at 13:33

An expert says he has found a way to help people fall asleep... and it's all in the breath.

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Two-thirds of kids unfit - study
May 15 2015 at 11:58

Two thirds of primary school age children are unfit, unable to complete tasks such as running, researchers have warned.

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Not easy to be a dad in a mom's world
May 15 2015 at 11:58

Nevin Martell is a stay-at-home dad - and he is working hard on making moms accept him.

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The great myth about working moms...
May 14 2015 at 13:34

A study of the timetables of successful working mothers concludes we're all faking it, writes Lorraine Candy.

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Can you tell if your child is overweight?
May 14 2015 at 11:53

A study shows that 95 percent of parents think their overweight children look 'just right', writes Lenny Bernstein.

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Alcohol education programme for schools
May 14 2015 at 11:53

Six Cape Town primary schools will take part in a foetal alcohol syndrome educational initiative.

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How to learn to speak cat
May 13 2015 at 13:28

Vet Gary Weitzman says that there are probably one to two dozen different vocalistions per cat. [VIDEO]

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Bullying can be worse than abuse - study
May 13 2015 at 12:15

Being bullied as a child has a more serious long-term effect on mental health than being neglected, research suggests.

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