Do you play favourites with your kids?

2016-02-09 14:01

Preferring one child over the rest: common practice or parenting calamity?

More breastfeeding could save lives and money

2016-02-02 10:01

A study has shown that millions of children and women don't receive the full benefits offered by breast-feeding, which has been shown to be healthy for both mothers and children.

Deaf man finds out he's going to be a dad

2016-01-08 11:15

One of the most beautiful reactions of all time.

School gate moms are the worst!

2015-08-24 13:30

A look at some of the different moms and their characters at the school-gate.

Parents going viral with ugly hair cut videos shaming kids

2015-06-12 07:21

A new trend where parents punish (shaming) misbehaving tweens and teens with ugly hair cuts has been countered with parents who create videos with hug-it-out versions instead.

Causes of autism

2015-05-26 09:19

Autism is a behaviourally defined developmental disorder which appears to be caused in early development by the impact of the environment on a genetic predisposition.

Warning for mothers against at-home enemas

2015-04-15 10:28

A doctor has called on mothers should not administer homemade, soap-based enemas after a Pretoria infant risked dehydration following an attempt to rid her of tapeworms.

Surprises help babies learn

2015-04-13 11:19

Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring and learning, a new study says.

Is your praise breeding a narcissistic child?

2015-03-11 11:22

Kids who think too highly of themselves likely developed their narcissism because their parents put them on a pedestal and doled out unearned praise, a new study claims.

Schooling: when one size doesn't fit all

2015-01-28 15:27

If you feel that your child isn't coping in mainstream schooling, it may be time to start considering alternate options that could provide a better learning environment.


Want to be a super dad-to-be? Read here.

2016-02-04 11:41

Pregnancy is not easy. Here's how to win the award for best supporting actor in just 5 easy steps.

Mom's day off

2016-01-25 13:40

How some dads keep the kids busy on mom's day off.

Getting Grandma to use a smart phone

2015-11-27 12:49

As parents get older children start to take control.

Don't let divorce stop you from being a dad

2015-07-02 11:40

There are many factors that likely distance fathers from their children. Jennifer Thorpe shares why divorce doesn't have to be one of them.

Treating autism

2015-05-26 09:24

Autism is treatable by means of a synergistic or multi-disciplinary, child specific approach.

SA's troubled teens want to see blood

2015-04-22 21:15

Some teenagers are so numbed out that they can't feel any emotions so they cut themselves just to feel something, a clinical psychologist tells Health24.

What's breaking the internet? These twin dancing babies

2015-04-14 15:59

At just 8-months-old, these twin girls are stealing the hearts of many with their adorable dance moves. Their mom chats to Health24 and shares some tips.

Girl poisons mom for confiscating iPhone - police

2015-03-22 15:00

Police arrested a 12-year-old Colorado girl accused of trying to kill her mother twice by poisoning her with bleach for taking away her iPhone, say authorities.

Why dad's role in pregnancy is important

2015-03-09 10:31

Dads play a vital role in your baby's wellbeing from the start. 

British dads relate most to Homer Simpson and David Beckham in new survey

2015-01-20 21:00

Homer Simpson and David Beckham are said to best represent British fathers, according to a new survey.

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