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How to teach your kids to be assertive

Teach your child to be assertive

Children are taught to obey rules, be polite and not start trouble. But, they are not trained the correct way to assert and defend...
8 pregnancy myths busted

8 pregnancy myths busted

Pregnancy can be an exciting and scary time as you are flooded with information from books, relatives, friends and even strangers. We separate the...
Cedric Fourie

5 minutes with Cedric Fourie

We spent 5 minutes with Skeem Saam actor Cedric Fourie (30) who chatted to Kwanele Mathebula about how fatherhood helped bring his life into...

A guide to step-parenting

Starting a relationship with someone who has children can be quite a challenge. This might even be worse if the children’s other biological parent...

Talking sex with your kids

Dr Sindi van Zyl explains how to have “The Talk” with your children, and when. Talking sex with your kids "Mom, where do babies come...

5 minutes with Sechaba Gqeba

Motswako presenter and media personality Sechaba Gqeba (31) never considered becoming a mother until she met her husband. She shares how he has helped...
Discipline your child the right way

Discipline your child the right way

With the Constitutional Court ruling that corporal punishment is illegal in South Africa, here are healthy and effective ways to discipline your children.

Sibling rivalry- when to get involved

Arguments among siblings are not an unhealthy phenomenon. But, parents should be concerned when this becomes a regular occurrence because it can have a...

How to help your shy child child

It’s normal for a child to feel anxious and reserved sometimes. Some children are slow to warm up to new people and social situations....

How to support your child if they’ve failed at school

Whether your little one is in primary school or varsity, they are usually overwhelmed with sadness and frustration when they fail. Therefore, it’s important...

What to do when your child is a bully

Discovering that your child is a bully can be unsettling because the thought of them harming others is troubling. However, you need to help...

Your child and work: what does the law say?

When we think of child labour, we instinctively think of sweatshops, human trafficking and other horrific situations that are a reality in the world...

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