Curious Kids: Why children always fall asleep in cars?

2018-01-19 11:01

Have you ever wondered why your children fall asleep in the car so easily? Curious Kids writer Sarah Blunden tries to explain this phenomenon to a 7-year old.

Children on our roads: Driving tips during SA school holidays

2017-12-05 08:46

As schools close around South Africa this week, motorists can expect to see more children sharing our roads.

Kids’ teeth – 6 to 13 years

2017-11-02 11:55

From about 6 years of age, your child’s adult teeth start to appear. Dr Simon Reeves offers advice on how to handle your children’s dental hygiene as they become more independent.

'My granddaughter is a spoilt brat': a frustrated grandma's week-long nightmare

2017-10-06 18:03

This grandmother loves her granddaughter. But after the three-year-old stayed with her for a week, she's not sure she likes the little girl very much.

Truck blind spots: Protecting learners on SA's roads

2017-09-22 08:07

A new safe scholar program is aimed at increasing awareness among young learners about the dangers of trucks on our roads.

Does my child have asthma?

2017-09-14 14:35

Diagnosing asthma in young children can be challenging as they are unable to tell you what is wrong.

How to child-proof your marriage

2017-08-31 16:36

Marriage requires a serious amount of work, communication and time.

The 10 things I miss about life before kids

2017-08-03 17:00

Can you relate these things? It's okay to admit it...

Boy, 10, caught 4 times in 6 weeks for stealing cars

2017-07-22 18:00

A 10-year-old Florida boy described by police as "flashy" cut off his ankle monitor the day after being charged with stealing a car and stole another vehicle...

#MandelaDay: Every day is Mandela Day at Tshwane Haven for children

2017-07-18 08:39

For police officers from the Brooklyn station in Pretoria who visited Tshwane Haven, a home for abused, sick and abandoned children and babies, the intention was to deliver gifts in honour of Mandela Day.


Struggling with an anxious child? — Here's help

2017-12-21 15:57

Anxiety is a normal emotion, but for some kids it can become a problem. Here’s advice on how to help your child cope .

Friends & Friction: Confidence is the best asset we can give our kids

2017-11-19 06:07

In business, as in sport, there are many young people who promise the world on their debuts, only to disappear like mist. They aren’t entirely forgettable, writes Muzi Kuzwayo.

Kids’ teeth – from six months to six years

2017-11-01 12:28

Children generally start teething at six months, which is when they should start seeing a dentist. Dr Simon Reeves shares some helpful advice on teaching your young children about oral hygiene.

How to help little ones conquer night-time fears

2017-10-03 16:26

Children with a sensitive temperament are likely to become more anxious.

Should young children own cellphones?

2017-09-19 13:09

Could your child's cellphone make them more vulnerable to cyberbullying? The experts weigh in.

SA children at risk: Overloading cars, bakkies and the law

2017-09-04 08:19

Current laws do not adequately address the dangers of overloading vehicles, writes Wheel Well's Peggie Mars, an organisation promoting road safety for children.

Why ETFs are fantastic gifts for kids

2017-08-31 10:07

For the next special occasion, consider giving your young relatives exchange-traded funds – a truly useful gift the children will thank you for once they reap the rewards.

Judge gives new hope to overseas couples wanting to adopt babies in KZN

2017-07-25 16:35

There is new hope for overseas couples trying to adopt babies after a judge ruled this week that an alleged "stumbling block" - a letter of recommendation from the KwaZulu-Natal head of social development - is no longer required.

Boy, 5, takes little brother for joyride, crashes family car

2017-07-19 14:19

Authorities in West Virginia say a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old took their mother's car for a joyride. The mischievous pair drove the vehicle for 5km before crashing it.

SEE: 60% of SA teens have been drunk

2017-06-28 13:55

The level of drug and alcohol use in South Africa is alarming. Reports show that some 60% of teenagers have been drunk. Here are the stats.

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