Only 9% of teens exercised regularly during lockdown. Here's how to get your child moving again
"Prior research has shown that disruptions of physical routines has been one of the top predictors for depression among adolescents...
'A very real fear': Children 'ageing out of foster care' need more support
"Going into adulthood not knowing what support is available was a very real fear".
This teen wrote a book in six months after his mom banned him from social media
Ameer Allie, a Grade 12 learner from Curro Century City in Cape Town has published his first book titled The King's Right Hand at the age...
'Young people have a voice': Fourteen-year-old HIV advocate to represent SA on the global stage
"Representation from a young girl for my generation in these matters is key if the world is going to design solutions for us."
Stop providing your teen with all the answers. Here's how to encourage an entrepreneurial mindset
Entrepreneurship has been heralded as the cure-all to SA's skyrocketing unemployment.
'A high likelihood of online predators': These are the most dangerous chat apps for tweens and teens
"Being online provides a lot of benefits, and we don't want to deprive our children of the opportunities…. but with it comes risks that...
Pads, tampons, period cups, period panties - what you need to know
When young girls hit puberty, getting their period can be daunting, stressful, and sometimes embarrassing.
'Rooted in neurobiological changes': Your teen is wired to ignore you, shows new study
"A child becomes independent at some point, and that has to be precipitated by an underlying biological signal. That's what we've...
Under the influence: Is social media responsible for steep increase in transgender teens coming out?
One of the biggest burdens on parents today is information overload, in addition to the dangers that lurk on the World Wide Web. But can...
PODCAST | PARENT24/7: Teens and their changing moods
In this episode of Parent24's podcast, I talk to Rushka Lee Pedro, a life coach and family law mediator, about how you can connect with...
Plastic fantastic: KZN teen wins international recognition for her innovative environmental solution
"It is hard for me to comprehend that I was able to participate in such an esteemed event. I didn't realize that when they told me I came...
'I had to help': Passionate SA teen has been raising money for rhino conservation for nearly half his life
"I remember learning that humans were driving our wildlife to extinction because of greed and lack of respect for their purpose and...
'Talk about it like you talk about physical health': Five ways to protect teen mental health
Here is some advice from Donna Du Plooy to parents of teenagers going through mental health issues.
'Don't worry about sparing someone's feelings': How not to be swindled on Tinder
Here are practical tips and guidelines for South African women, including parents of teenagers looking for love on and off line.
'I too was the angry youth' - Wellness professional explains why South Africa's youth needs coaching
Wellness professional Ziyanda Mazamisa says South African youths lack an emotional, psychological and behavioural foundation, and this...
Limpopo orphan raised by her grandmother tells us about being crowned Miss Mashau
Nukeri Aluta Makhanani shares her story of growing up without parents and what she hopes for in future.
Is my teen lying to me?
"Teenagers can keep the truth of their actions from their parents as they desire autonomy and independence. It does not mean they have...
'Vulnerable to isolation': The psychological impact of pandemic life on teens
News24 spoke to a variety of experts from educational psychologists to a Child Rights Activist to better understand the mental impact of...
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