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Students eat their words

Manurewa East School students learned about different foods before putting their cooking skills to the test.

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Flex your kids' brains with exercise

If kids are going to be all that they are meant to be, both physically and cognitively, then they need to be physically fit.

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Are you a snowplough parent?

Snowplough parents 'clear a path' to help their offspring succeed in life - and an education expert says they need to back off.

CHOPPER READ

Grittier texts lure in readers

Teachers are increasingly turning to darker tales to get pupils interested in reading.

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Does your child have grit?

Angela Lee Duckworth discovers the single most significant predictor for success in children and it isn’t social intelligence, physical health, attractiveness or even IQ.

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6 tips to get reading

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

Health & nutrition Jade and Jessika Guest

Splitting for daughter's sake

A Northland family is being torn apart in their bid to give their six-year-old daughter cannabis oil.

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.

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Calling all Lego fans

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

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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 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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Adams gives back

Rising basketball star Steven Adams is determined to give another kid the same opportunities he had.

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Art spelling list

Teach your kids to spell with our themed spelling lists.

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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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