Home > Parenting > Child > Parenting Parenting All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Baby » Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year Dealing with your new baby We take a look at weight gain, neonatal jaundice, your baby's first stool, visitors and much more. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How to massage a new baby How to stimulate your baby How to ease your child's transition to first grade Parents who remain positive and get involved in their child's school life help their kid to a smooth transition into their first grade, an expert suggests. Winter holiday parent-savers The long winter holiday sees millions of South African children stuck indoors for winter, but don't panic - here are some practical ideas to help you survive. Are you pushing your kids too hard? A Free State couple has been convicted of child abuse after forcing their daughter to swim in galas, and beating her if she didn't do it. When is a parent too pushy? High-achieving children have their parents to thank Parents play a key role in many aspects of their child's success, including creating the environment in which their child's talent can be identified. Don't let your child become a brat If you’re wondering how to make sure your toddler doesn’t become a bad-mannered brat, this article is for you. Mothers keep kids slimmer by limiting TV time Children of mothers who encourage them to be more active, instead of letting them watch a lot of TV, are thinner at age seven and tend to stay that way. “ Latest comment on Health24 Koos van der Merwe says... Hi Cris, Where can I get Cannabis oil, I have a friend who has ovarian cancer and I would do anything to help her. firstname.lastname@example.org 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' ” Should we tell our kids they're fat? Nowadays we don't like to talk about weight issues, especially not with our children, but by avoiding the topic are we actually encouraging our children to be unhealthy? Parents going viral with ugly hair cut videos shaming kids A new trend where parents punish (shaming) misbehaving tweens and teens with ugly hair cuts has been countered with parents who create videos with hug-it-out versions instead. Mothers' activity levels rub off on kids Physical activity is linked to healthy development among kids and more active mothers tend to have more active children. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready Live healthier Your health » How well do you know the body? Your healthy liver lifestyle Are you healthy? Tell us about your health and you could win R5000. Up for grabs » Tell us about your health Stay warm when the lights go out Win R1000 in cash! Win an energy-saving Spindel Enter our competition and stand a chance of winning an energy saving Spindel valued at R2200!