'The quest for followers': Is being an Influencer a realistic career goal for local teens?
"Right now, there’s only a handful of local influencers that are making a living out of being full-time influencers. We do expect that to...
Has your teen been exposed to suicide on social media? Here's how to help
With increased screen times comes increased exposure and influence.
Drone pilot, Social Media Influencer and 8 other jobs trending among teens
A recent survey is showing how pandemic downtime has given teens insight into potential career paths.
'Shifting the shame': Local wellness coach advises parents on what to do about their teen’s sexting
Because asking for and sharing explicit images of anyone under 18 "even if it is happening between underage children" is illegal in SA,...
Is it ever okay to snoop on your teenagers?
While privacy is something parents need to take seriously, parents are also ultimately responsible for the well-being of their children,...
WATCH | How many teenagers does it take to use an old school phone?
"Do we have to pick up the phone and then do it?"
'Only 1 in 10 young fathers remain in school': Facts about SA's teen dads
"Young fathers have been overlooked in the existing policy landscape of early parenting," says Tlangelani Loneck Makamu.
'The peach emoji has nothing to do with fruit': What parents must know about the teen 'digital diet'
"In the same way that devices have become a part of our lives, emojis have become one of the fastest developing new languages in history,...
Coming of age in 2020 - the year without the matric farewell
All-African life skills series nominated for international animation award
The series of 55 seven-minute episodes is one of the largest animated series created entirely in Africa.
Seen a dramatic change in your teen since lockdown began? A local psychologist advises
If you've seen dramatic changes in your teen since lockdown began, or even sometime before, you need to read this.
#ChildrensVoices | 16 year old Maya Mabasa writes about the game changer called Covid-19
#ChildrensVoices is a ReaderLympics initiative, where children are invited to share their experiences of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic...
Teens are wired to resent being stuck with parents and cut off from friends during coronavirus lockdown
Many people are confronting life-and-death situations or serious economic consequences for their families and do not have the luxury of...
#ChildrensVoices | Nonku Mbalula, 14 years old, writes about her quarantine journey
The good thing though is being able to spend more time with my family instead of staying on my phone 24/7.
Teen with incurable brain tumour sees life-changing results after receiving wonder drug
The family are thrilled after years of fighting the killer disease.
WATCH | Tips for teenagers and parents during lockdown
Here a doctor provides tips for creating a better environment for you and your teen.
#ChildrensVoices | 15 year old Jamie Gumbi shares how he feels about the lockdown
This epidemic will change our lives for a long long time.
#ChildrensVoices | Teen Aluwani Mphelo shares his experience of lockdown
I really hope that people start behaving and take social distancing seriously so that the government does not extend lockdown and so we...
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