"Down syndrome is the best thing that ever happened to me…"

2017-08-17 09:58

A dad's heartwarming video explaining to the world what Down syndrome is, goes viral.

Comedian Sfiso Nene's baby mama drama

2017-08-10 10:49

The comedian denies fathering a child with a woman claiming to be his ex-girlfriend.

‘My HIV child is playing with your child, and you don’t know it’

2017-08-04 16:06

A photojournalist and mother of two has decided to keep her child’s HIV-positive status a secret, fearing the ignorance and stigma associated with the virus.

The 10 things I miss about life before kids

2017-08-03 17:00

Can you relate these things? It's okay to admit it...

Did you catch these stories?

2017-07-28 16:01

Parent24's top stories for the week: the Nanny Series, newborn princesses, help for maths from preschool to matric, the family's mental health and loads more.

Teach your kids to see difficulty this way and they're more likely to succeed

2017-07-27 12:42

Does the key to motivation lie in what is perceived as difficult or easy? Researchers dissect what really matters when it comes to motivation and how this can be taught.

How the #MenAreTrash movement is affecting my son

2017-06-08 10:24

Natasha Marais talks about what the #menaretrash hashtag means to her as the mom of a boy.

Dad's attention may boost baby's IQ

2017-06-01 09:18

Infants with 'hands-on' fathers did better at thinking skills tests at age two than their counterparts.

Science discovers the speed of poo

2017-04-28 13:45

Parenthood can be a messy (and smelly) business. Researchers weigh in on the physics of poo.

Colouring book with Hitler image pulled from Dutch stores

2017-04-06 20:48

A kids colouring book in the Netherlands has rubbed many parents up the wrong way...


Kelly has a new lease on life

2017-08-10 11:59

Songstress talks about the relationship she currently has with Jub Jub.

Are you a single parent with a new love interest? We have help!

2017-08-04 16:42

Here's some sound advice from our experts for introducing a new partner into your world.

Our readers respond to 'Mothers, stop serving your sons!'

2017-08-04 08:56

Some strong responses received from Parent24 readers on mothers spoiling their sons – and why dads shouldn't be "helping" moms.

Being a working mother is not bad for your children

2017-08-01 13:17

New research shows that for working mothers the benefits far outweigh the burdens.

Mothers, stop serving your sons!

2017-07-27 14:25

Do mothers perpetuate the stereotype that household chores are a woman's work?

Most mothers have been victims of 'mommy-shaming'

2017-06-21 13:27

Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members – on topics from discipline to diet.

Where you see madness, your kids see magic!

2017-06-07 09:14

Watch how a mom and her daughter interpret the same day in completely different ways.

How emotional intelligence makes us productive

2017-05-25 13:39

How can your birth order influence cognitive abilities? In turn, how do these link to a person’s capacity and desire to lead?

"Making it work as a single mom of 3 boys"

2017-04-13 08:19

'I LOVE being a mom, I love watching them grow... they astonish me daily'

How to be a better working parent

2017-03-30 11:45

Combining a demanding career with being an attentive parent is challenging, but achievable. Here’s how to make the most of these two roles.

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