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the fault in our stars

The Fault In Our Stars banned

The author of the hit young adult novel has issued a snide response to news his book has been banned from middle schools in California.

amy chua

Trimming Tiger Mums' claws

Take a deep breath - a new study has refuted the idea that the punitive, 'Tiger Mum' style of parenting works.

Evan youtube

Boy makes millions on YouTube

An eight-year-old boy earns US$1.3 million a year by spruiking toys on YouTube.

kitchen

Mum bakes 'vagina' cookies

A mother has tried to treat a class of second graders to a batch of vagina shaped cookies.

SCHOOL LUNCH

School lunches 'harm kids'

Our school canteens are still selling foods high in saturated fat, sugar and sodium.

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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 obese child

I want my son to lose weight

My son, age 8, is very overweight. We've talked about how he has to start eating less and get more exercise - what else can I do?

Education & play bully

How to stop bullying?

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

Behaviour SIBLING RIVALRY

Bullying at home

Kids who are bullied by their brothers or sisters are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety and to self-harm.

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 teen girl

Pressure to be perfect

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

Education Steven Adams

Adams gives back

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

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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