Category: Big school & beyond

“Girls’ self-esteem plummets at age 9” – How moms can build confidence

Posted on Mar 17, 2021 by Nicci Attfield

Many mothers have battled with their own body issues or feelings of insecurity. Here's how to boost your ...

Mud school has one broken toilet for 175 learners and staff

Posted on Mar 12, 2021 by GroundUp

Masizame Junior Primary School in Centane near Butterworth, Easterm Cape, has one broken toilet for girls and teachers. ...

Tooth Fairy FAQs: Do you keep the teeth & what’s the going rate?!

Posted on Mar 10, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

Losing milk teeth is a big milestone in every family! We asked moms in SA what they pay ...

“My daughter has my sass and attitude, my mom says it’s payback!”

Posted on Mar 10, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

South African moms have shared what it looks like to be a girl mom, sharing how their child's ...

Dyslexia: Dr Pienaar discusses the myths & facts parents need to know

Posted on Mar 10, 2021 by Dr Greg Pienaar

Dyslexia is not new, but our understanding & support will make a huge difference in our children’s lives! ...

100% pass-rate for these elated Diepsloot matrics!

Posted on Mar 8, 2021 by A4W Contributor

OLICO is a non-profit organisation providing after-school maths support to township-school youth from impoverished communities.

“My 17-year-old wants to have sex with his girlfriend” – What now?

Posted on Mar 5, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

Your teen wants to have sex? Here's how clinical psychologist Dr. James Wellborn advises you to handle the ...

Free youth counselling in SA: Where to find support for your troubled teen

Posted on Mar 4, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

Where to access free counselling for parents and teens in South Africa? These organisations are dedicated to mental ...

Do violent video games create violent kids?

Posted on Mar 4, 2021 by Naadiya Adams

Do violent games make violent children? The gaming world is a booming industry that has made its mark ...

When is it okay to start leaving your younger teens at home alone?

Posted on Mar 2, 2021 by Karabo Mokoena

Is it okay to leave your 12-year-old alone at home?  This is a controversial topic with many differing ...

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