Two kids in India were chosen to become full-time gymnasts after a video of them cartwheeling on the way to school went viral

2019-09-15 09:23

The clip was shared by five-time Olympic gold-medallist Nadia Comaneci and caught the eye of India's sports minister, Kiren Rijiju.

Does being an older parent mean you may have better behaved kids?

2019-08-12 10:38

A Dutch study investigated the reasons why delayed parenthood could lead to better behaviour in children.

North Korea is 'brainwashing' children as young as 4 for future service in Kim Jong Un's massive military, a refugee says

2019-08-07 12:37

In North Korea, children sing songs about being the guns and bombs for General Kim Jong Un and pose with plastic AK-47 rifles in preschool.

Teenager makes sure that kids are kids in Ocean View

2019-06-16 08:22

Luke Koeries knows how to connect with the youth of Ocean View. He is the founder of an NPO that focuses on youth development, but what makes him unique is that he is a teenager himself.

A father wants to tell his daughter's soon-to-be fiancé that she's a diagnosed sociopath because 'he deserves all the facts'

2019-05-23 14:17

A man took to Reddit to ask whether he should reveal his daughter's dark personality disorder to her boyfriend before he proposed.


2019-02-12 09:47

Teddy-bears are often used for comforting children.

The 6 smartest things I did before I had my first child

2019-01-12 15:01

Here are six parenting tips to take heed of before having your first child, courtesy of a father of two.


2018-11-21 12:30

Actress Ayanda Borotho may be an elegant modern woman, but she is still very much in touch with her culture.

Women who breastfeed longer are likely to have more kids

2018-10-08 17:29

Your time spent breastfeeding may determine how much children you'll have in the future.

This female CEO is trying to defeat loneliness — and robots are part of her plan

2018-09-17 18:30

The causes of loneliness are hard to measure, because there are so many different factors for different age groups.


5 things you need to know in SA business today and the 25 countries with the lowest percentages of children

2019-09-10 07:10

MTN has been fined millions after a 300% price hike - but it's fighting back.

These are the hottest toy trends to look out for this year

Toy Insider Editor Ali Mierzejewski says this year's toys will be all about interactivity.

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10 children who are making up R880 million a year through YouTube

2019-08-03 15:16

These kids, all 11 or under, are raking in between R6 million and R880 million a year posting videos on YouTube.

SA children are changing the way they search for things on the internet – here’s what they are looking for, and how much of it is porn

2019-06-15 09:06

South African kids want to are into music, videos and cartoons on their desktops, new data shows.

Devastated parents lose both children less than a month apart

2019-04-18 14:48

Young parents were left devasted after both their sons died weeks apart from the same rare disease.

Six things you should know (like it costs R90 000 a year to raise a child) before you have kids

2019-02-07 17:19

While many women are delaying having children, here are a few things to think about they would impact your life.

Most South African babies born this year won't see the 22nd century – here's why

2019-01-03 12:38

Babies born in more than twenty countries across the word will most likely see in the year 2100. South Africa isn't among them.

Going barefoot gives SA kids an edge over Germans – but that may backfire later in life

2018-10-26 11:38

In balance and jump tests, South African children who typically don't wear shoes outperformed German children who usually do – but that advantage could become a burden in later life when SA's often broader feet meet European-style narrow shoes.

31 surprising things you may not know about pregnancy

2018-09-29 13:32

Your partner may experience some of the same symptoms.

Watch: Doctor dance-off cheers up seriously ill patients at children’s hospital

2018-09-13 14:21

This dancing doctor brings joy to his patients’ hospital rooms!

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