Raising polite children

2017-01-04 13:05

Has all our focus on self esteem created entitled little brats? There are ways to transform the monster we may have made back into a polite child

7 medications that could kill your child

2016-11-21 08:18

Research found that just one dose of one of these medications can be fatal.

12 moms who are really, really mean

2016-11-17 12:49

As a parent you've probably been the meanie far too often. Here is a round-up of the world meanest parents... according to Twitter and Instagram.

Guy Fawkes night: How to protect your fur kids

2016-11-02 14:42

While Guy Fawkes can be extremely fun for us, fireworks displays can be frightening and sometimes traumatic for our pets

Harsh truth: Here's why you as a parent should buckle-up your child

2016-10-21 08:59

Are you one of those parents that fail to buckle up your kids? This is why you should stop those bad habits and start caring about our child's safety.

This is how parents take the fun out of sports for kids

2016-10-20 10:22

Are you one of those parents that yell from the sidelines and spoils everything for everyone? Not sure? Read here.

How to praise your child: why simply saying ‘well done’ is not helpful

2016-10-17 09:37

How we praise children is important in shaping the ways in which children see themselves.

10 parenting tweets: What moms and dads share on twitter

2016-10-12 14:55

If you’re a parent with a Twitter account, chances are you tweet about your kids — and often. Some of the things we see are the good, the bad and the very, very cringeworthy.

Kelly Clarkson on pregnancy: "This will never happen to me again"

2016-10-10 13:57

She's a mom of two and has come out of the shadows and said she'll never have another pregnancy again. Is this justified?

The dangers of distracted parenting

2016-09-26 14:23

Here are 8 ways to help prevent accidents as a result of distracted parenting.


Rare SA number plates, bird vs snakes in Kruger... 6 amazing stories you shouldn't miss

2016-11-26 05:01

From SA's most valuable licence plates to an epic battle between a bird and two snakes... check out these 6 awesome stories you shouldn't miss.

Confessions of a NO mom

2016-11-18 11:57

Are you one of those parents who continuously say no to your kids even if their requests are legit? Parenting blogger Cindy Alfino from 3kids2dogsand1oldhouse shares her experience with us.

It’s almost time to talk about… high school

2016-11-07 12:33

Many parents dread their "little" babies going to high school Cath Jenkin gives you some pointers on what to expect.

Weight-loss surgery may reduce pregnancy complications

2016-11-02 13:49

A study suggests that women who undergo weight-loss surgery procedures before pregnancy are less likely to need Caesarean deliveries than obese women.

Flattening out the fear

2016-10-20 12:48

At the age of four, my daughter pushed her head into my neck and said:

'I'm no supermom". Are you?

2016-10-17 10:09

This mom shares the realities of parenting and why we all need to realise supermoms do not exist.

Texting while parenting: A 21st century trap

2016-10-14 12:37

Smartphones can get in the way of family life, and stress is the result, study finds

New US law makes baby changing possible in male toilets

2016-10-12 11:37

President Barack Obama has signed a new law which is in favour daddy-duties.

Quiz: What kind of mom will you be?

2016-10-06 15:58

Take our quiz to find out...

WATCH: Paternity leave in SA and around the world

Parliament's labour committee heard South Africa's fathers should get 10 days paternity leave.

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