Parenting

Childhood cancer: what every parent must know
A diagnosis of childhood cancer is a parent’s worst fear, but the earlier you detect the disease, the better your child’s chances of recovery. Know the signs.
How to teach your child a love of reading
A love of reading will stand your child in good stead for the rest of their lives. Here’s how to get them started.
A healthy pregnancy means a healthy baby: we show you how
The first 1 000 days of a baby’s life set the stage for healthy lifelong development. Here’s what you should eat to invest in your child’s future.
Humans vs computers: The skills kids need to survive the future
When today’s children enter the workforce, it will look nothing like it looks today. Prepare them for a future we don’t yet fully understand.
Private school is more affordable than you think
With private schools now offering affordable education – in some cases even cheaper than government schools – you need not worry about your child’s future.
Our kids are overweight - Here's what to do about it
The Healthy Active Kids Report Card shows that SA kids are increasingly overweight or obese. Here’s how to get them physically active.
Practical advice for parents on beating homework blues
Homework helps your child to bed down what they are learning in school, and apply their learnings. You play a vital role in helping them to do their homework right.
Mom, here’s how to help your child make friends
It’s the beginning of your child’s school career and you want them to start making friends. Here’s how to help.
Child not coping? Spot the signs of a learning disability
If your child is withdrawn, hyperactive or unfocused, or doesn’t listen, you might want to assess them for a learning disability.