‘I’m okay with being a Good Enough Parent – and you should be too’

2019-11-08 14:07

Being a good enough parent is about putting an end to pursuing perfection and competitive parenting.

Parents die saving child from top-floor apartment blaze

2019-10-04 14:25

A couple have died saving their young son from a fire on the top floor of an apartment building.

Parent who held teacher hostage gunned down by police

2017-11-01 10:26

A parent who held a teacher hostage after suffering an emotional breakdown has been gunned down by police after an hours-long standoff

This 12-year-old girl can lift the equivalent of a baby hippo!

2017-09-29 15:18

Elle Hatamiya was crowned the USA Weightlifting National Youth Champion in 2016.

Dad shares the most important things he's learned since tragically losing his son

2017-08-25 12:07

A parent’s biggest fear is to bury their child

Treating autism

2015-05-26 09:24

Autism is treatable by means of a synergistic or multi-disciplinary, child specific approach.

Alcohol robbed me of a mother

2014-04-09 13:24

We speak to a young woman who shares her pain of growing up with an alcoholic mother .

What’s your parenting style?

2010-04-23 11:53

Find out how you approach those tricky parenting moments.

Work vs. Family Time

2009-10-21 16:28

Candice has begrudgingly come to terms with the fact that earning a living trumps everything else.

Mind Moves

2009-01-21 11:47

How to use your child’s body to help him or her learn.


US teens keep outsmarting Apple's features for limiting screen time, and parents are starting to get frustrated

2019-10-21 13:32

Teens have figured out ways around Apple's Screen Time parental controls, and they're now sharing their tips with each other.

Mom with 40KK breasts too scared to breastfeed her son – in case she ‘suffocated’ him

2017-11-24 15:16

"Throughout my pregnancy, I was adamant that I wanted to breastfeed but the size of my breasts ruined it."

Mom receives backlash for not inviting bully to children’s party

2017-10-16 15:49

"It started in nursery, with hitting, spitting, shoving and not letting anyone speak to my child."

Fitness blogger shows off her unbelievably flat tummy while nine months pregnant

2017-09-21 16:25

Mommy bodies come in all shapes and sizes, check out this mom's tiny bump.

INFOGRAPHIC: How many germs your child encounters each day

2017-02-28 06:01

Each day your child becomes exposed to a host of germs from the time they wake up, to the time that they spend at school, until they go to sleep at night.

Causes of autism

2015-05-26 09:19

Autism is a behaviourally defined developmental disorder which appears to be caused in early development by the impact of the environment on a genetic predisposition.

Dietitians add support to World Breastfeeding Week

2013-08-01 11:06

The Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) will be observing World Breastfeeding Week from 1st to 7th August 2013.

Let’s talk about sex

2009-11-26 14:05

Should a 12-year-old know about sex? Parent24's teen expert has a positive view on this tricky question.

Could do better

2009-06-23 11:53

Does school report time cause fear and horror at your house? Here’s how to make the most of it.

The prejudice trap

2009-01-16 13:13

When teens act on ingrained prejudice, it’s time for parents to start soul-searching.

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