"Phindi wants to be a nurse, but failed Maths Lit because the system failed her again"

2018-06-04 13:11

A reader writes in to tell us about the apparent "incompetence" in the education system which she explains is "forcing the marginalised to stay in poverty" and preventing them from reaching their full potential.

"The money I earn is OURS": Our readers respond to sharing half their salary with their partners

2018-02-14 09:26

After publishing an opinion piece in which a recently married, first-time dad explained why his stay-at-home partner deserves half his salary, our readers responded with rather positive and heartwarming stories of their own.

Working moms share their experiences: “I doubt work life balance and having it all is for the majority of moms”

2018-01-25 12:21

Our readers respond to the idea of working moms who happily manage to balance having a career and a family.

What our readers have to say about the Waldorf schooling system

2017-12-01 16:24

Every child is different and choosing a school that best suits them can be quite challenging. These parents, however, found the Waldorf schooling system positively influenced their kids and resulted in them becoming well-rounded individuals.

No more smacking: thinking big picture or micromanaging? Our readers respond

2017-10-24 17:28

Overstepping a boundary? Or a much needed change? Our readers debate the recent ruling deeming physical discipline of a child unlawful, even in the home.

"My step daughters will always have a place to call home"

2017-04-13 08:03

A father shares priceless advice for a happy blended family.

Kids need carbs

2015-07-10 14:57

Comment in response to New Tim Noakes cookbook for kids on Facebook.

Running away from maintenance

2015-05-21 15:31

What can be done when a father dodges every attempt to pay maintenance?

On the journey of double trouble

2015-05-04 16:39

Mom of twins shares the ridiculous questions she endured while pregnant.

Family loadshedding meals

2015-04-17 10:21

This comment is in response to What parents feed their kids during load shedding on Facebook.


What's the Tooth Fairy's going rate in your home? Readers respond

2018-05-02 16:11

We asked, you answered. Parents and grandparents share the going rate for those pearly whites in 2018, as well as how they use the myth to their advantage.

Home-schooling bill: “Our children are not one-size-fits-all children, why should their education be?”

2018-02-09 13:03

From agreeing with the proposed amendments to clear reasons why it's flawed, here's what our readers had to say about the proposed BELA bill.

“My kids can kiss or not kiss... it is up to them”: our readers respond to forcing affection this Christmas

2017-12-08 14:57

While some of our readers agreed that they won't be forcing their kids to kiss any relatives they don't want to this Christmas, others felt we, much like the "Grinch", were putting a damper on things.

Unruly children or empowering active citizens? Our readers respond to introducing politics in schools

2017-11-07 15:51

While some of our readers felt introducing politics in schools might be a good idea, others said it might divide learners.

"Making it work as a single mom of 3 boys"

2017-04-13 08:19

'I LOVE being a mom, I love watching them grow... they astonish me daily'

Reader's Letters: Becoming a mom after 40

2016-06-02 15:27

Many celebrity moms had babies after 40, but some readers have too. A few share their experiences with us.

Standing in the rain, clapping

2015-05-25 15:29

Standing in the rain, clapping

Getting a grandparent to pay maintenance

2015-05-21 15:03

Do you have any advice for this frustrated parent?

How I feed my family during loadshedding

2015-04-17 10:34

This comment is in response to What parents feed their kids during load shedding on Facebook.

Anything for sleep

2015-04-16 16:58

This comment is in response to How to put your baby to sleep in 40 seconds on Facebook.

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