Custody in lockdown update: One step forward for some parents and two steps back for others

2020-04-09 08:42

Since the nationwide lockdown took effect on 26 March 2020, there has been much confusion regarding the right of contact with children.

Lockdown, and government's silence on child support

2020-04-07 08:37

Government has been silent in addressing the dire situation that many mothers find themselves in.

There are benefits to holding off on pregnancy during the coronavirus pandemic

2020-04-03 14:13

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine has guidelines discouraging couples from beginning fertility treatments during this time.

Unathi Nkayi on parenting and fitness

2020-03-30 17:30

Presenter and singer Unathi Nkayi shares about the event that led to her taking her fitness journey seriously, and parenting with intent

I was quarantined at 8-years old during the SARS outbreak. Here's my advice for parents

2020-03-29 18:28

Janet Lam remembers how her mom kept her active during six weeks off school, and shares four tips for parents navigating the coronavirus crisis now.

“Parenting needs a community and an openness to learning” – Olwethu Leshabane

2020-03-13 10:32

Momfluencer, entrepreneur, fashionista and digital doula Olwethu Leshabane chats to us about her new venture, The Sit Down with Olwethu

Landisa: I'm the first female editor of a major SA motoring publication - and here's why I thought I'd be a horrible mother

2020-03-06 14:18

I can't recall a time in my life when I was ever broody. I could hold my younger cousins as babies, or the offspring of my friends, but never had I yearned to have a child of my own, writes Janine van der Post

I ate like a toddler for a week, and it completely transformed my relationship with breakfast

2020-02-28 14:28

"I also chopped everything to prevent choking. Even though I'm proud of my fully-developed chewing skills, I needed to get into character."

A baby boy is the first person born using 'in vitro maturation'

2020-02-21 14:14

The French woman's success with IVM (in vitro maturation) could lead to more ways for cancer patients to preserve their fertility, a new study says.

Kids under 6 who go to bed after 21:00 may have a higher risk of obesity

2020-02-19 17:53

A new study, as part of the Early Stockholm Obesity Prevention Project, found that children who go to bed past 21:00 had a higher risk of obesity.


Good news for co-parenting families as government lifts movement restrictions

2020-04-08 08:02

Parents who share custody may follow their court-ordered custody plans, and move children between homes.

A husband filmed a TikTok dance while his wife was in labour, and she wasn't impressed

2020-04-06 17:03

Kareem Antar performed the routine to The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" while his wife Krystle was in bed having contractions.

A parent's guide to fighting coronavirus stress

2020-04-01 08:45

Kids may display signs of increased stress if they're isolated at home with their families for a long time, which can increase frustration for the entire family.

Coronavirus: A personal trainer created a home obstacle course for his 3-year-old to keep her active

2020-03-30 15:37

Keep your children active amid the coronavirus pandemic by bouncing on a trampoline, kicking a ball, climbing over the sofa, and more.

To raise kids who are resilient and optimistic, parents can use discussing coronavirus as an opportunity

2020-03-14 12:12

Don't hide the truth, but find a way to talk about facts with a sense of hope, say two management professors and co-authors of "Parents Who Lead."

At least 28 coronavirus cases in New York are linked to one man — a 50-year-old attorney who works near Grand Central Terminal. Here's what we know.

2020-03-07 10:07

Business Insider confirmed the identity of the second patient, a married father of four. His case is linked to 28 others.

7 tech executives who raise their kids tech-free or seriously limit their screen time

2020-03-04 18:12

Tech moguls like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Sundar Pichai managed to set boundaries on their children's relationship to technology.

A mom hilariously recreated her daughter's childhood drawing with makeup: 'I still look the same'

2020-02-27 12:31

Denise Esktrand used makeup to recreate the portrait her daughter made more than 10 years ago. The spot-on photo is going viral.

Scented house-cleaning products may raise the risk of asthma in toddlers

2020-02-20 15:39

New research from the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development study shows exposure to cleaning products can raise asthma risk.

EXTRACT: How to raise a man - a modern mother's guide to parenting her teenage son

2020-02-18 12:42

Your life process is condensing at the time that your son's is expanding. So, no matter what you do, you are probably going to go in different directions.

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