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Why it’s okay for your child’s bedroom to be messy

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by Living & Loving

We know you want to, but next time you walk past your child’s room, hold back that urge ...

Nanny taking child to school.

10 Reasons to use a childcare recruitment agency

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

I have been placing staff in homes to take care of children for 15 years, and am often ...

Mom talking to teenage daughter.

Sex education: Having THE TALK with 13-15 year-olds

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by Victorine Mbong Shu

All4Women parenting expert shares her tips for healthy sexual discussions with your teen...

Lockdown ‘could have damaged the eyesight of thousands of children’

Posted on Aug 11, 2020 by Watch This

Specialists from various countries have analysed the data from over 170 000 children

This couple have 10 kids! And they love their life of “beautiful chaos”

Posted on Aug 11, 2020 by Watch This

Tracee told The Sun that she never expected to have such a big family, but is thrilled with ...

5 Ways to cope with Covid burnout & exhaustion: advice from a life coach

Posted on Aug 7, 2020 by Living & Loving

What used to just irritate you, now makes your blood boil. What used to just worry you, now ...

Children under 5 can spread COVID-19 – study

Posted on Aug 7, 2020 by Living & Loving

A new study published by the American Medical Association in its journal Pediatrics has revealed that children younger ...

RECIPE: Magic face smoothie bowl fun!

Posted on Aug 7, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

This delicious and nutritious Squish Smoothie Bowl will put a smile on your baby's face...

Sex education: Having THE TALK with 10-12 year-olds

Posted on Aug 5, 2020 by Victorine Mbong Shu

Discussing privacy, self-care, dating, intimacy, contraception, crime … with 10 to 12-year-olds...

How a South African court case reminded adults of the rights of children

SA court reminds adults of the rights of children: After private school takes issue with parents

Posted on Aug 4, 2020 by The Conversation

(By Usang Maria Assim, University of the Western Cape) The fact that children have rights and should be ...

Why schools should remain open – KZN deputy principal speaks out

Posted on Aug 3, 2020 by A4W Contributor

This deputy head of a large (over 1000 learners) primary school in KZN weighs in on the great ...

How can we help children process the trauma of losing a loved one to Covid-19?

How can we help children process the trauma of losing a loved one to Covid-19?

Posted on Aug 3, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Instead of being surrounded by love and comfort from friends and family, and receiving the support of our ...

Feeding your baby: experimenting with food textures

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 by ADVERTORIAL

Starting your baby on solids is a wonderful, fun and exciting milestone...

5 Ways to keep your children’s immune systems strong

Posted on Jul 29, 2020 by A4W Contributor

We’re halfway through winter and no doubt us parents are paying much more attention to our children’s immune ...

Talking to your 7 to 9 year-old about body changes, puberty and friends

Posted on Jul 29, 2020 by Victorine Mbong Shu

Don't leave it too late to talk to your children about sex... or someone might get to them ...

WATCH: Helping your children deal with stress in their ‘new normal’

Posted on Jul 28, 2020 by Watch This

This short video has some calming tips for children (and their parents too)...

Meet Stella, the 7-year-old bodybuilder

Posted on Jul 28, 2020 by Watch This

Stella was only a toddler when she first went to the gym: now at seven years-old she is ...

Parents arguing

What happens when parents can’t agree on sending children back to school?

Posted on Jul 27, 2020 by Simon Dippenaar

Last Thursday night’s announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa will temporarily resolve a dispute that troubles many parents. But ...

When the bugs bite: Preventing (and treating) mosquito bites in children

Posted on Jul 27, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Babies can't tell us when the mozzies bite - we only it when their skin is covered in ...

Academic year extension uncertainties are playing havoc with my matric daughter’s mental health

Posted on Jul 24, 2020 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

2020. The year that we all want to just fast forward to get to the end... or delete. ...

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