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Has your child ever run away from school? Mine did

When a child wants to avoid school or escape from there, don't presume it's normal. You need to stop and question why.
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Choosing a playschool for your child? Don’t overlook these key factors

With a plethora of nurseries and preschools to choose from, making the best decision for your child can seem overwhelming. Keep it simple and follow these basic guidelines
Man with an autism child

What to do when you discover that your child has autism

A mother to an autistic son tells you how to spot the early signs of autism in your child and what to do about it
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Listen up, parents! This teen has some sound advice for you

Parents need not find themselves at the cross roads of guilt and frustration when their teen demands something from them. A teenager tells you how to deal with the situation
young girls arm wrestling / sibling rivaly

5 tips to defuse the rivalry between your children

Parents can play a crucial role in teaching their children to cooperate and coexist with each other
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Are you ready to bring home your adopted baby?

Planning to adopt a baby? Here are a few things you need to keep in mind before taking this happy step
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The sensible thing to do if your child is being bullied

Children who are repeatedly bullied may experience severe emotional trauma that can erode their self-esteem and impair mental health
Mother fed up of teenage son

What to do when your teen breaks your trust

It's common for teens to lie to their parents or want more privacy from them. It does not have to mean the end of the world for you
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7 ways to help your teenager survive and thrive

A counsellor shows you how to navigate the tricky waters of dealing with your teenager
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Should you talk to your child about his weight?

Teaching your child how to eat right is a delicate issue. Dina Rose shares what you should and shouldn’t do


Until the pandemic is declared to be over always:

  • Wear a proper face mask when stepping out
  • Maintain a distance of six feet
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently; Use a hand-sanitiser when outdoors

Follow the above protocol even if you are vaccinated.

If you have COVID-19 or suspect that you do, but have mild symptoms, including mild fever, tiredness, dry cough or sore throat, you should self-quarantine right away.