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Are anxieties passed on?

It's clear children inherit our DNA, but do we pass on our anxieties and neuroses?

Broken by the bully battle

Reader's story

I am exhausted, I am heartbroken, I am angry, I am lost. Imagine how my children feel.

rebecca papprill

Life's not so black and white

How to address those curly questions such as "where is my dad?"

Teenage girl talking on the phone

Teen slang 101

ICYMI: Oxford Dictionaries have released a list of words that are popular today.

teen girl

Pressure to be perfect

Experts are warning that there is a new threat to the wellbeing of young women: perfectionism.

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five to ten

Development child reading

6 tips to get reading

Do you have a reluctant reader in the family? Here are some tips to get them reading.

Health & nutrition food

How kids get overweight

Overweight kids don't necessarily eat lots of fast food or biscuits. Take a look at how easy it is to feed your child the wrong things.

Education & play bully

How to stop bullying?

Is changing the school your child attends the solution to stop bullying?

Behaviour sad child

Parent first, friend second

You can be friends with the parents of your child's friends, but not those of their bully.

Activities ABC

Learn to write the alphabet

Download and print this fun exercise to help your kids learn to write their alphabet in both upper and lower cases.

Products LEGOLAND

Calling all Lego fans

Getting your kids stuck into their Lego stash these holidays could pay off.

tweens to teens

Development Robin Williams

Talking about suicide

How does one explain suicide to a child? It is a concept that many adults do not understand.

Health & nutrition weight

My teenage weight battle

When I was a teenager, my weight started to creep out of control. I struggled to maintain it, much to the concern of my slim parents.

Behaviour siblings, older child playing with younger child, swimming

6 things said to firstborns

Firstborns are the guinea pigs - they deal with parents learning how to be parents.

Education all boys school

Boys' schools have an edge

Boys in single-sex education appear to be ditching the sporty stereotype and performing better.

Activities Art spelling list

Art spelling list

Teach your kids to spell with our themed spelling lists.

Products lego

The joys of Lego

Last year he won a $100 voucher – this year Simeon Collier-Foley is vying for a family holiday in Florida.

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