Welcome to the CHILD hub! Here are a few popular topics

More than anything, kids must be allowed to play and have fun!
More than anything, kids must be allowed to play and have fun!


Child development

Your little one isn't so little any more! Welcome to the child hub, where we talk about your child's physical, emotional and social development, at home and at school. We tackle bed-wetting, bullying and sibling rivalry, but also look at teaching life skills, talking about puberty and sex, and helping your budding human being reach their potential. 

For our child development articles, click here.

Child fun

More than anything, kids must be allowed to play and have fun! Our Child Fun section is dedicated to great apps and movies, fun quizzes and DIY projects, hilarious video clips and book recommendations.  

For child-friendly fun, click here.

Child learning

In our Learn hub we discuss primary school learning: everything from Grade R to Grade 7. Homework, exams, study methods, study guides... we try to help parents and learners to enjoy learning.

For primary school learning tips, click here.

A to Z of common childhood illnesses

From asthma to whooping cough, German measles to chicken pox, we talk you through the common diseases kids pick up, and what you can do.

For our A to Z of common kids diseases, click here.

School-fee exemption calculator

Are you eligible for a discount in school fees? We help you to calculate how much you need to pay.

Click here for our school-fee exemption calculator.

Baby names

Curious to know what your child's name means? We've compiled a list with more than 4,000 baby names for boys and girls! We have African baby names, Afrikaans baby names, Arabic baby names, European baby names, Biblical baby names and baby names in each of our country's 11 languages! If you see a gap in meaning or origin, or you have a name we haven't got on the list, please help us complete the list by emailing babynames@parent24.com.

Click here for our extensive South African baby name list.


Use this handy vaccination calendar to work out whether your child is up to date with his/her vaccinations.

Click here for the calculator.

Is there something you'd like to more know about but can't find on Parent24? Please email us at chatback@parent24.com and we'll do our best to either find that article for you or write one in future!

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