children

Play with children

Early childhood is a time of physical, intellectual and emotional development. We look at why playing with your child is important during this period.


Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot

Even if your child has been vaccinated, booster shots provide an extra layer of protection.


Is racism making our children sick?

Joan van Dyk

Children who experience discrimination may be more at risk of mental and physical ill-health


​That awkward but vital sex chat with your kids

Kagure Mugo

Parents and their offspring find it hard to talk openly about sex, but they should.


How to pack the best lunch for your kids in five easy steps

Nelisiwe Msomi

Not up to the daily dilemma of what to pack your little ones for lunch? Beef up your children’s lunch boxes with these quick tips.