Should schools replace detention with meditation?

2016-09-28 10:40

A US school is seeing drastic results after it replaced detention with meditation. Would this work in South Africa?

5 ways to avoid an empty threat

2015-07-17 09:12

Why unrealistic threats don't work and why it's important to follow-through on the consequences you give out

Oscar has never shown any real remorse

2014-10-14 15:17

Oscar has never shown genuine remorse. True remorse requires you to take full responsibility for what you did, and to express regret not only when the cameras are rolling.

Hard times make mothers harsher

2013-08-06 11:03

In hard economic times, some mothers may become harsher disciplinarians, particularly when they carry a certain gene variation, research suggests.

How South African parents discipline

2013-07-10 16:01

Parent24 readers share how they discipline their children.

Effective discipline lives on long after childhood

2011-11-23 15:53

Marlon Abrahams considers the lasting effects of “good” discipline.


Boy missing after being left in mountains as punishment

2016-05-30 13:00

It is believed that a Japanese couple left their 7 year-old son on the side of the road as a way of punishing him.

Car killer, 85, jailed. Justice? Tell us!

2015-01-29 13:40

An 85-year-old UK driver - though rather a healthy-looking guy - has been jailed for killing a young mother. Reckon that's fair?

Judge Masipa 'reads' Oscar's mind

2014-09-16 11:20

Few people expected Judge Masipa to make a contentious and provocative decision, at odds with a large body of expert legal opinion on crucial issues.

The thing I fear the most

2013-07-26 12:51

How would you cope with total humiliation and a total loss of face in public, asks Susan Erasmus.

NYC taxis 'brothels on wheels'

2013-01-04 09:00

New York taxi drivers have been ordered to watch a sex-trafficking awareness presentation to avoid promoting prostitution.

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