ARTICLES RELATING TO PARENTING

Why the first day of school is also tough on parents

2019-02-20 11:45

And as a parent, you are a part of this journey with your child, so it is completely normal to be feeling these emotions along with your child.

How to deal with an abusive nanny

2019-02-13 10:28

What a parent needs to do to ensure the best care for their child

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.

Teething necklaces popular in SA have been deemed a 'potentially deadly threat to children' in the US after a baby died

2018-12-24 08:03

After a baby was strangled to death by an amber teething necklace, the American FDA is warning parents of the dangers of teething jewellery and suggesting safer alternatives.

The first long-term study on how screen time affects children's brains suggests more than 2 hours a day could do damage

2018-12-11 21:17

The guidelines suggest parents accompany young children whenever they are using screens.

This Google app that lets you track what your kids are doing – and can even lock their devices remotely - is now in South Africa

2018-11-25 17:34

Google's Family link app allows parents to manage the apps on children's phones, keep an eye on their screen time and even set a bedtime.

Here's why parents should never give over-the-counter cough and cold medicine to kids under 6

2018-11-17 18:53

A pediatrician told INSIDER that, for kinds under age 6, the side effects of over-the-counter cough and cold medicine outweigh the benefits.

Arthur on having superstar kids

2018-11-07 09:27

The music producer says he is worried about the pressures that come with being famous

When your child catches you having sex

2018-10-24 10:08

Tips to help you explain to your child what they walked in on and witnessed

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby will probably have a different surname to the rest of the royals

2018-10-15 10:55

The baby will probably take on the surname Sussex.

 

Does bullying start at home?

2019-02-19 14:35

Sibling bullying is the most frequent form of family violence, and it is often seen as a normal part of growing up by parents and health professionals, but there is increasing evidence that it can have long-term consequences, researchers say.

Khanyi Mbau defends her parenting skills after troll criticises her for how she dresses

2019-01-29 12:08

Being a celebrity may come with a lot of fame and fortune, but it also comes with a lot of criticism.

Leading doctors say there is little medical evidence for limiting screen time for kids

2019-01-07 15:54

Guidance from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health said evidence that time in front of a screen harms children is 'often overstated.'

WATCH: Celine Dion wants clothing line to promote individuality

2018-12-19 16:52

Celine Dion hopes her gender neutral children's clothing line Celinununu encourages individualism in kids but she is adamant she isn't trying to tell parents how to raise their families by releasing the range.

Shota makes a comeback

2018-12-04 12:16

The muso opens up about the reasons behind not being in the spotlight for some time

Experts sound warning about 'baby boxes'

2018-11-14 17:09

'The cardboard baby box should not be promoted as a safe sleeping space, but as only a temporary substitute if nothing else is available.'

Breastfeeding may shield baby from antibiotic-resistant bacteria

2018-10-26 07:20

Researchers say that breastfeeding appears to protect babies from dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Countries that ban spanking see less teen violence

2018-10-16 15:58

In countries that have a complete ban on corporal punishment, the rates of physical fighting among teens are as much as 69% lower than in countries without such a ban, a study has found.

More evidence video games may trigger aggression in kids

2018-10-02 08:07

The authors of a new review says their results show a 'reliable' link between violent video games and aggression in children, but others contend that at most, the findings show the influence of video games is minor.

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.