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Dora The Explorer Live Comes To SA

Dora the Explorer and her friends are coming to South Africa this winter.

online safety sextortion

How To Talk to Your Kids About Online Sextortion

Sextortion is a form of cyber-crime in which the offender uses personal information to force the victim to engage in some form of sexual activity.

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City Sightseeing’s 3-for-1 Kids’ Special

It’s time for City Sightseeing’s annual 3-for-1 Kids’ Special again, which means you can take two kids (U-18) along for free when you buy one adult 1-day ticket.

French Sunset 2016

The French Sunset Pop-up Picnic In Cape Town

Paint the Mother City blue, white and red this March at the much-anticipated family friendly french sunset experience with a south african twist.

Top 10 Christmas Movies for the Whole Family

Christmas is is almost here. That means it's perfectly acceptable to start watching holiday movies.

How To Keep Dinnertime Fun for The Whole Family

We've all read, or heard about, the correlation between family dinners and improved physical and emotional health of our kids.

Festive Fun Promised For Children at GrandWest During The Holidays

A carnival like atmosphere will prevail over the upcoming holidays at GrandWest where there will be a range of festive activities for children to enjoy every day from 10 December 2015 to 10 January 2016.

What to do When Your Child Can’t Focus

Paediatrician Chad Hayes says parents should find out what the problem is before trying to fix it.

Smokers’ Kids ‘ Likely to Get Pneumonia ’

Children of smokers are more likely to contract pneumonia and other lung-related diseases,a UCT study suggests.

7 Ways You Can Teach Your Kids About Self-Control

Like most children of this generation, your child may seem very advanced to the point that they seem mature enough to hold sensible arguments with you. Still, we mustn’t forget that they’re still children with developing br...

To The Parents Of The “Overly Sensitive” Boy

If you are raising a little boy who is prone to whining, or is just overly sensitive in general, this post is just for you!

10 Things Kids Want Us To Stop Telling Others

Here are some of the things most kids, would like us to just quit saying:

Bedtime Story With Maths Adds Up

Want your child to excel in maths? Include it in their bedtime stories.

How to Get Kids to Eat Their Veggies

Researchers have discovered a surprisingly simple way to get kids to eat more veggies. Roberto Ferdman finds out more.


Kids of The Past vs Millennials [Infographic]

Why do Millennials differ so much from Baby Boomers & Generation X?

Viral Video: This Dog is Happy to Help with Jump Rope

Who says that you can't teach an old dog new tricks.

Viral: Would You Rather be Rich or Happy?

Would you rather be happy or be rich? Listen to what these kids have to say.   ...

Durban: Enjoy that Spring break!

uShaka Marine World has a new rope adventure that’s bound to keep young and old entertained and hanging on for more in Durban:

Bear Necessities At The V&A Waterfront This Holiday

These school holidays, teddy bears at the V&A Waterfront are inviting young visitors to join them for a lot more than just a picnic.

Land Rover Previews Bespoke Defender Pedal Car Concept At Frankfurt Motor Show

Land Rover has created a special collector’s Defender pedal car concept, previewing a full production pedal car model that will go on sale in 2016.


Give girls Lego, says top scientist

Sexist toys stop girls choosing to study sciences at school, says a top British academic.


Top Toys from Hamleys

Hamleys have sifted through more than 15 000 toys on their shelves to put together a list of some of the most exclusive toys.


Hamleys Opens In Cape Town

The V&A Waterfront celebrates the grand opening of United Kingdom-based toy giant Hamleys’ flagship store this August.

ZOINKS! Scooby-Doo Is Coming To Joburg and Cape Town

The much-loved Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. Gang take centre stage in an all-new family musical in Johannesburg and Cape Town.


Table Bay Hotel Kiddies Cooking Classes

The Table Bay hotel will host a series of monthly Kiddies Cooking Classes with Executive Chef Jocelyn Myers-Adams.


Things to Consider Before Getting a Dog

For many families with young children, to dog or not to dog (as a pet) is the question.


Cape Town Ostrich Ranch – Family Fun with Feathered Friends

See the world’s smallest ostrich, try one of the tastiest ostrich burgers you will ever eat, ride on the back of one of these large birds, stand on their eggs – which will hold your weight!


Simply Asia Launches New Kids Menu

Simply Asia has recently launched its “Lil’ Wok Stars” kids menu with characters Red and Star – the new brother and sister mascot duo.


Hamleys is Coming to South Africa

Hamleys, the world’s oldest and most-loved toy shop, will be bringing fun, magic and entertainment to South Africa when their Cape Town and Johannesburg stores open in August 2015.

Car seat legislation

9 Tips To Help With The New Car Seat Legislation

Sales of car seats have spiked since the new legislation came into effect on 1 May 2015, resulting in non-compliant motorists facing hefty fines.


Cyber-bullying Has Increased Exponentially

Kids now have the option of not only bullying physically on the playground, but are taking their bullying into cyberspace using social media.

Kids Activities

Top 10 Kids Activities In Johannesburg

Need to keep your little busy bodies kids entertained?

school of rock

School Of Rock Comes To SA

The world renowned School of Rock music school brand is coming to South Africa, with the first school opening in Claremont on 9 May 2015.


An Egg-Stra Special Easter

It is time for Easter decoration again. These extras will not only make your kids happy!

Raising a child with learning disabilities

The more parents understand their own and their children’s hierarchy of values the more they can communicate, educate and empower themselves and their children

Kids grit

Why Grit Is The Ingredient To Your Kids’ Success

This is not a gritty generation, they become overwhelmed easily because they've been protected from failure.

Scientist link traffic fumes to lower cognitive development

Exposure to traffic fumes could be slowing children’s progress at school, a study suggests. Scientist link air pollution to lower cognitive development.


How Make A DIY Kids Artwork Display

Here's a DIY approach to put your child's artwork on the refrigerator without having to cover it up with magnets to keep it there!


Uniform & Stationary Prices Skyrocket

Parents say they are forking out almost a third more on school uniforms and stationery this year.

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