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.

Real stories: How parenting changes you

2015-05-29 10:25

Being a parent is more than just changing nappies and buying toys.

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.

Amazing help for family in crisis

2015-05-05 14:38

Families experiencing huge difficulties are discovering generous support online.

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.

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.

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.

5 tips for hospital visits

2015-03-05 12:03

How to make your child’s hospital stay as pleasant as possible.

Top 10 yucky foods

2015-03-02 14:07

Find out which foods kids won’t touch, no matter what their parents try.


10 tried and tested #ParentingHacks

2015-06-02 15:42

Need tips and ideas to make parenting a little easier? Try these hacks shared by parents.

Treating autism

2015-05-26 09:24

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

‘Anti-fit’ mom gets nude for a great reason

2015-05-15 15:07

This mom has chosen to empower women by taking off her clothes.

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.

‘Hot dad bathing baby’ controversy

2015-03-30 15:15

Online war starts over video of a new father bathing with his baby.

Understanding ADHD

2015-03-11 12:07

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is becoming one of the most diagnosed disorders among children.

How to stay fit and healthy while pregnant

2015-03-05 12:03

Staying active can be hard when you're pregnant but it's not impossible!

Don’t forget to take care of yourself

2015-03-05 11:48

Parents often forget to look after themselves while taking care of their kids.

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.

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