Every kid should have their own cell phone. Or should they?
The game’s players are able to customise their own storyline, which can then be ‘featured’ and shared with other players. The catch is, there’s more than 12 million creators – and the content isn’t exactly well-regulated.
With Olympic swimming legend and CEO of The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa, Ryk Neethling.
I’ve been pondering this question for a while now. I suspect that, as my kids get older, they might not always want to tell me what’s in their hearts.
South Africa’s new sex education curriculum is seen by some as infringing on the rights of parents.
End-of-year-report-time can make both parents and children anxious. Here are some tips to deal with receiving a ‘bad’ report card.

5 must-see family movies to watch in cinemas this holiday season

The Parenty team picks the must-watch kid- (and adult) friendly movies for the festive season.

Could these new spectacles help kids with ADHD?

May assist ADHD sufferers who suffer from sleep disorders.

The holiday season is not full of cheer for all families

Parenting a child with special needs? Desirae Pillay gives some ideas on how to cope with the upcoming holiday season.

7 calming phrases to help your anxious child

When faced with your anxious child, you can use the following phrases to help them identify, acknowledge and work through these overwhelming emotions.

How to make the most of the upcoming holidays

Parenty’s resident OT, Anneke de Jager, gives us some ideas on what to do when school holidays roll around in a few weeks.

Children and sleep: How much do they really need?

Research shows that night waking in infancy is associated with behavioural control challenges at three and four years of age.

How much sleep do teenagers really need?

Research shows that physical activity and avoiding screens before bed are both strategies to protect your teenagers’ sleep.

Is the future of schooling virtual?

We spoke to Rob Paddock, ex-Getsmarter founder, about his new venture, Valenture Institute whose “doors” open in January 2020.

‘Gentle parenting’ explainer: no rewards, no punishments, no misbehaving kids

Gentle parenting means no punishments and no rewards: just a partnership with your kids where they want to do the right thing for the sake of doing the right thing.

Why are so many teenage girls having babies?

What are the statistics and how can we help raise awareness?

Teenagers need our support, not criticism, as they navigate life online

Life online is still life, but with extra challenges.

Are you responsible if your child is a bully?

You received a phone call that your child just bullied or has been bullying someone. What now?

Curious Kids: is it OK to listen to music while studying?

Does music usually put you in a better mood? That might help you try a little bit harder and stick with challenging tasks.

5 ways parents can nurture mental health during exam time

The countdown to the 2019 National Senior Certificate examinations has begun, and if you are the parent of a matric learner you may well be thinking of the weeks up ahead with some trepidation.



 


 

 

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