12 Dec 2016Welcome to the CHILD hub! Here are a few popular topics
In the child hub we talk about your child's physical, emotional and social development, at home and at school, helping your budding human reach their potential.
Online and out there: how children view privacy differently from adults
Children’s fondness for online sharing is a global phenomenon.
'It saved me and my sister': The kidnapping avoidance tip that saves lives
This is what you should do when you suspect a kidnapping attempt...
Well-trained and educated ECD teachers crucial to child development
Learners who don’t attend ECD centres and stay at home with parents or guardians lack the needed stimulation.
Car 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...
'Star quality': Local Grade 4 performer proves dynamite really does come in small packages
"We thank God for this opportunity that Kamva has received. It will open many doors for her".
'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."
'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.
'He wanted to make his daughter smile': Dad sports mermaid tail for a special birthday photoshoot
"I had the honour of doing a mermaid session for this sweet girl's 8th birthday, and all she wanted was for her dad to join in on the fun."
'It makes George laugh': Royal godmother shares the birthday tradition started by Princess Diana
"I do to George what [Diana] did to us."
WATCH | We didn't know how much this was really affecting our kids until this happened'
Mom captures the exact moment her son could finally hug his beloved cousin after months of social distancing, and it's the most touching...
WATCH | Animated educational video reminds kids how to protect against coronavirus (in isiZulu, Sesotho and English)
"We hope it makes some kind of contribution towards preparing families to better protect themselves against the pandemic, and that this...
Ready to teach the kids to cook? Here's how
Some tips to get kids of any age excited to be in the kitchen.
Homemade treats to keep the kids busy in lockdown
Never again will you have to hear the words: "I'M BORED!"
WATCH | Rumanah Ganie, now reporting on Covid-19 for Grade 2 News
She interviewed children around the world, sharing their experience of the Covid-19 pandemic.
WATCH | 'Don't rub your eyes, and please sanitize!': Local 9-year-old is SA's own Dr Seuss
"Eesa has always been a fan of Dr Seuss, and perhaps it's his love for these books that has given him a way with words."
- 'It saved me and my sister': The kidnapping avoidance tip that saves lives
- Help, the school wants to hold my Grade R child back! What can I do?
- WATCH | Little mom's special bond with her tall son is the sweetest thing you'll see today
- 'He was just 29cm in length when he was born': Miracle baby Shaka celebrates his first birthday
- Curious Minds: Do you know why Table Mountain is flat?
- Karyn Maughan | Jacob Zuma's hide and seek with the Zondo commission
- Evangelist Peter Hammond backs KwaSizabantu Mission, says claims are part of a 'smear campaign'
- Sassa loses R282 million to fraud over the past 5 years
- Khaya Sithole | From dubious, to discredited, to deleted: The evolution of a rogue report
- EXPLAINER | What you need to know about plan for colonial/apartheid statue 'theme parks'