Screen time can be used as a tool to promote meaningful discussions, a springboard for teaching kids empathy.
Shared experiences are much more effective in improving and maintaining relationships.
17/06/2018 07:02 SAST
Films from all over the world helped make the first South African Independent Film Festival a rousing success that promises to get bigger and better.
30/05/2018 06:18 SAST
From family, musicals and drama to comedy and horror, there's something for everyone.
22/05/2018 04:41 SAST
Biographies and memoirs by amazing African women to inspire you this Mother's Day – and any day of the year.
10/05/2018 06:00 SAST
Neuroscientists, with the aid of brain-imaging tools, can study the changes that take place in the human brain when we think, read or learn.
09/05/2018 13:15 SAST
Millions of children around the world are forced into these marriages against their will.
14/02/2018 11:11 SAST
This list of South African Oscar winners and nominees over the years is pretty darn extensive...
13/02/2018 04:56 SAST
Raising a child is the most difficult job in the world. The decisions made by parents will model and impact upon the child's emotional and intellectual well-being.
02/02/2018 04:57 SAST
Here are nine of big attractions, adapted from best-selling books, to look forward to in 2018.
31/01/2018 04:58 SAST
Reading expands children's levels of empathy and broadens their minds.
26/01/2018 04:58 SAST
But is it correct to label our children?
14/11/2017 04:59 SAST
For a child, being in the company of an animal is more significant than any educational lesson adults may want them to take from it.
05/11/2017 07:07 SAST
They did it so that their daughters won't have to fight the same battle.
09/08/2017 03:59 SAST
Always one to speak of forgiveness, of dialogue and freedom, Mandela has been an inspiration for many.
18/07/2017 03:56 SAST
Fairy tales may be full of charm and enchantment but they certainly provide valuable lessons.
28/06/2017 03:58 SAST
Raising a boy who finds joy in reading sounds easier said than done.
21/06/2017 03:58 SAST
We're lucky, although we probably take it for granted, to have been brought up in a culture of reading. Because reading is linked to academic achievement.
04/05/2017 03:56 SAST
In a world where terrorism takes over peace and hostilities replace kindness and tolerance; in a country where #FeesMustFall and, indirectly, so does education, a country governed by the local version...
11/04/2017 03:54 SAST
Access to reading materials due to chronic deficiency in library infrastructure is the biggest problem most government schools in South Africa face.
07/04/2017 03:53 SAST
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