11 SepCar seats are a must from birth up to age 9, but only 7% of SA's kids are secured
"When travelling in a vehicle, any passenger under 1.5m tall is not catered for in terms of safety".
How to ensure your child is safe in your car
Despite constant progress in terms of vehicle safety, road traffic accidents still represent the number one cause of fatalities among...
The effect of Covid-19 on the food system: 'The cost of feeding a child increased by 5%'
"The schooling system has been adapted and readapted to mould the academic calendar in such a manner that no one is left behind....
'We will take all of that on us': Dad behind new local Child Protection Hotlines shares why he does it
"No child should have to go through this life thinking there is no justice and no help available."
Is only-child syndrome a thing, or is your one-child policy good for your little one?
'Being an only child is a disease in itself.'
'Where's my Dad?' How to explain a father's absence to children
More and more children in South Africa are being raised by single moms, who carry the burden of having to answer the many endless...
Why is my child so attached to this blankie, and should I be worried?
Has your little bundle of joy suddenly turned into Linus from the Peanuts cartoon, with a comfort blanket constantly in tow? Find out why...
How to help your child find, make and keep friends
It’s probably easy to trivialise the importance of your child’s ability to make friends, but to do so could have long-term repercussions.
My child is 12 and still wets the bed, should I be worried?
Bedwetting is often a matter of genetics and can be outgrown, but is best evaluated if it continues beyond age five.
'Do people have to die?': Here's why kids are asking such big questions during the pandemic
Talking with kids about what they are thinking without always feeling compelled to offer answers can help them explore their own concerns...
Ever heard of 'pester power'? Here's how our food industry is getting your kids to make you buy unhealthy food
For the sake of future generations, it is critical that we teach our children to eat well: lots of fruit and vegetables, less salt, less...
Worried about your child getting coronavirus? Here’s what you need to know
The new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, has infected nearly 90,000 people and caused more than 3,000 deaths so...
Six phrases to help your child’s emotional development
Children with a high level of emotional competence, tend to have more friends, do better at school, and are more likely to help others.
Childhood deprivation affects brain size and behaviour
The human brain goes through dramatic developmental changes in the first years of life. During this period it is particularly sensitive...
These simple kidnapping prevention tips could save your children’s lives
How to protect your children against abduction.
WATCH | This video of a nine year old boy who wants to commit suicide because of bullying will break your heart
An Australian mother has shared this video of her 9 year old son, Quaden, who wants to commit suicide because of bullying and it has gone...
INSPIRE: This how you can help create a safer world for every child
Agencies initiated by the World Health Organisations (WHO) have put their resources together to measure progress and drive solutions to...
More than 8,000 South African children die every year as a result of injuries, and poverty has a lot to do with it, experts say
Poor infrastructure and harsh living conditions expose children to high levels of neglect, harm and injury in the home and community.
INFOGRAPHIC: How to tell if a toy is for a girl or a boy
A handy one-step flow chart helps anyone know if a toy is for girls or for boys, and buy accordingly.
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