Just how heavy is your child's school bag?

How heavy is your child's school bag? Experts say it shouldn't be more than 10% of their body weight. Any more and they are being set up for spinal problems later in life. Here's what to do.

Dealing with bedwetting

Bedwetting is something we've all done, as toddlers and infants. But it can also occur in teens and young adults. Here's what you need to know about the condition.

Making food fun for fussy eaters

If there’s one thing every parent of young children understands it’s the frustration of trying to get their kids to eat a balanced diet.

Healthy snacks for kids

Babies and toddlers have such small appetites that to meet all their dietary needs in three meals a day is impossible. This is where healthy snacks come in.

Tik-babies: addicted at birth

While accurate numbers of babies born to tik-users are not yet available, a minimum of 6% of mothers who give birth in the Western Cape admit to using tik.

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Deep vein thrombosis can happen to anyone

Blood clots can be deadly when they form inside arteries, especially the deep veins of the legs. Dr Ismail Shaik shares his experience.

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How you can win R2500

Tell us what it's like being a working mom in SA and you could win R2500 in cold, hard cash.