Teacher adopts troubled student and his brother to give them a better life

2018-02-13 16:17

“I don’t think there are many words to really describe just how awesome it is."

Selfless pensioners dedicate lives to adopted disabled boy

2017-12-15 16:18

Two kind pensioners have sold their home and almost all their possessions to take care of an adopted child.

The right way to adopt in 7 steps

2017-11-10 10:50

Considering adoption? Here's what you need to know about the process, from application to finalisation.

Here's how millennials feel about motherhood

2017-10-25 15:54

As part of our She Says survey we asked about 16 000 local women across all ages and provinces to tell us about their lives. These are their thoughts on having kids.

"To the person giving me unasked for advice on my child's hair"

2017-08-25 11:05

"Just because my daughter does not look like me, does not mean that you know more about her well-being than I do."

Pregnancy doesn't make you a mother

2017-07-05 12:26

The way society intrinsically links parenting, and specifically motherhood, to the pregnancy journey, leaves 20% of parents feeling excluded. Sharon van Wyk explains how she wants to feel included as a mother too, even if she was never pregnant.

Zulu baby names for boys and girls

2017-04-20 12:44

Here's a selection of South Africa's beautiful Zulu baby names.

How to get your toddler to accept your new baby

2017-03-30 13:30

Welcoming a new baby to the family can be tough for your toddler. Here's how to make it a bit easier.

Just a terrific boy, his single dad and 3 famous bulldogs

2017-02-21 12:13

Former South African rugby referee Jonathan Kaplan made a rather bold decision for his life: he chose to become a single dad at 50 via surrogacy.

Meet Madonna's beautiful new twin daughters

2017-02-09 12:53

Stelle and Estere just became the luckiest twins in Malawi!


Adoption brings hope: Two SA families share their stories

2018-01-19 18:56

Adoption has given people such as the Saunders and Vorsters the chance to have or grow their families.

Heartwarming moment as mom is reunited with son 44 years after adoption

2017-12-07 19:27

In 1973, when 21-year-old Diana Laney gave up her third child for adoption, she thought she’d never see her precious baby boy again.

Is giving a child up for adoption 'unAfrican'?

2017-10-31 09:19

Adoption is often seen as a formal process where one 'rejects' a gift (the child) given to them by their ancestors and nobody wants to face the wrath of their forefathers, writes Mondli Zondo.

This Is Us – a quick recap of the Pearson’s most memorable moments

2017-08-28 16:25

Before the season 2 premiere of the NBC hit show This Is Us, we thought we'd do a quick recap of the show's most memorable and tear-jerking moments.

Cape Town Adoption Support

2017-08-16 09:24

A support group providing a caring space and expert guidance for adoptive parents and those considering adoption.

Understanding childhood memory

2017-04-21 06:20

Ever wondered if your child will remember the amazing second birthday party you painstakingly put together? Science says, probably not. Here's why.

Ever wondered about the risks of self-medicating a sick child?

2017-04-07 16:51

Stay on the safe side of non-prescription medication when treating your little ones' colds and flu. Here's how.

How science can make your baby sleep better

2017-02-28 12:34

Consider these tips from a psychology professor on how to get your child to sleep better.

5 ways new series 'This is Us' gets adoption right

2017-02-14 10:41

Local blogger explores how mainstream media is finally getting adoption right.

Mom caught daycare worker breastfeeding her baby

2017-02-08 08:44

A North Carolina, US, mother says surveillance video at the daycare where she works caught another worker breastfeeding her 3-month-old son without permission.

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