From Peru to South Africa: ballet classes are changing lives

2019-05-24 10:45

After school activities aren't a reality for many South African learners who are often held back by steep costs.

Vlogging, upcycling and mixology: The new face of the Girl Guides

2018-07-25 14:47

One of the biggest international volunteering organisations for girls and women has just introduced exciting new changes.

5 brain-boosting reasons your kid should take up martial arts today!

2018-05-15 16:51

From increasing attention span to significantly reducing aggression, research has proven there's more to martial arts than just great films.

After school clubs aren't always safe spaces: what should be done about it

2018-01-29 10:19

Getting involved in after-school sports can be positive, but it comes with risks too.

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 form a school lift club

2016-04-28 10:05

We wake up at ridiculous hours of the morning so we can rush our children to school. Car-pooling is a solution that could bring about an easier, efficient and less stressful way of dealing with all this morning madness.

How much does nursery school really cost?

2016-02-26 11:20

Choosing the right nursery school can be a headache, especially when it comes to calculating the actual price. We break down the most common preschool expenses: from school fees and admin levies to raffle tickets and teachers' gifts.

Are kids too busy?

2011-03-02 12:45

What is your child gaining from all his after school activities? Here’s how to choose.


"I have no life": Madonna shares the woes of every parent

2018-08-02 12:45

Mom Madonna recently said that she's choosing her son's busy soccer schedule and spending time with her kids above her career for now.

WATCH: Japanese kids break Guinness World Record of the most skips in one minute

2018-06-05 17:04

With 230 skips, the E-Jump Fuji team just broke the Guinness World Record title for the Most skips over a single rope in one minute by a team. Yes, it's a thing.

Why dance is just as important as maths and science

2018-04-13 17:02

Sir Ken Robinson, a global leader in educational reform, explains that we need to change the culture of education by focusing just as much attention on the arts, humanities and physical education, as we do on maths and science.

Should you be saving for extramurals for your kids?

2017-06-06 06:00

Every parent knows that they have to budget in order to give their children a sustainable future but because the face of education is constantly changing, many don’t know exactly how much they need to save.

Which foreign languages can my child learn at school in SA?

2016-06-03 08:39

Learning a foreign language can be a major boost for your child's future career. Which one's the best option?

Extramurals: Being selective isn't deprivation

2016-04-08 11:04

Should children try out all extramurals? Is that part of their holistic development? Or could it all become too much?

What do extramurals cost in SA in 2019?

2016-01-14 15:29

Feeling limited by the list of extracurriculars offered by your child's school? We look at the costs of dozens of options: from ballet and boxing to music and Mandarin.

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