How your birth date influences how well you do in school, and later in life
The reason isn’t your astrological sign, but rather the role your birth date plays in deciding when you enter school.10 October 2018 | Parenting
Anxiety the most common mental health issue in children and teens
"About one-fourth of children and teens experience some type of mental disorder in any given year, one-third at some time in their lives."1 October 2018 | Cape Argus
Treating children with depression: how will history judge us?
Centuries from now, antidepressants may be seen as a barbaric treatment for treating children with depression.16 August 2018 | Parenting
Safe sex practices not being adhered to by SA teens
Despite a significant decline in the number of HIV cases in the country, sexually active 15-year-old males are not using condoms19 July 2018 | Cape Argus
Children as young as 10 now sexting, unaware of consequences
"If you think the trend of teen sexting is troubling, some teens’ attitudes are more so. Many teens say it’s no big deal," writes Rianna Wentzel4 July 2018 | Cape Argus
Separation anxiety from parents will harm children
Persistent fears of parents being killed or kidnapped, worries about a parent getting sick and being afraid to go to school are among the signs your child may have anxiety.7 June 2018 | Parenting
My 3-year-old won't sleep in his bed. Do incentive charts work?
At 3 children are struggling to belong, so remember to be caring and patient when it comes to establishing a bedtime routine.7 June 2018 | Parenting