Too often, caring for an ageing parent means trouble at work

2019-07-24 11:18

A recent study has found that employers, who are taking care of an ageing parent, may battle with work disruptions and lack employer support.

Music therapy may help Alzheimer's patients engage

2014-07-14 14:27

Group music therapy may help people with middle- to late-stage Alzheimer's to strike up communication again.

When mothers leave

2011-07-29 12:27

Women who decide to give up custody pose a conundrum for this mother of 3.

Longing for a mother’s love

2011-05-05 13:24

It’s a sad thing when the family connection breaks down, says Masanda.

Low-cost holiday outings

2011-03-18 11:15

Don’t stock up on electronic games, take these opportunitiesto get out there with your kids, says this mom of three.

Find time to parent

2010-12-03 10:16

You may be a great parent, but if you’re not with your child, it doesn’t count.


Daughters more involved when parents need care

2014-08-20 11:44

Daughters bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly parents, and often fill in the gaps left by sons.

Granny and your newborn: the rules

2011-12-05 11:54

You've asked your mom or aunt to come and stay with you after baby's born to help out. Here are a few things to consider to ensure everybody feels important.

The mystery of Munchausen by Proxy

2011-05-27 13:44

When caring for a sick child becomes an obsession, some moms may actually become mentally ill.

Kids in make-up

2011-04-29 11:09

Please think twice before decking your child out in a weave and make-up, says Masanda Peter.

Does my child with disabilities need school?

2011-02-25 09:26

Should my special needs child go to daycare or stay at home with me? Razia Hisham weighs the choices.

How much say does a step-dad have?

2010-11-05 14:49

When families blend, it’s a careful balancing act to be fair to both biological and step-dads.

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