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Teen sex manual 'too graphc'

A new book aimed at demystifying sex for teens featuring real life photos of teen couples has been deemed too much by some parents.

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When Barbie kills

Kerri Sackville shares how playing with Barbie took a hilariously scary turn for the worse.

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Keeping track of the kids

At one point during a chaotic sports evening Anna Guy lost track of a few children - here's why she's decided she needs a new plan.

BABY CUDDLES

10 things that make it worthwhile

It can feel like the rewards of parenting are few and far between. Here are 10 reminders for when times are tough.

A generation without chores

Research shows parents are giving their kids fewer chores these days - are we setting them up to fail later in life?

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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.

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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?

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How to make maths fun

Just because you hated maths doesn't mean your kids have to. Here are some tips to help make numbers interesting.

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How to help a shy child shine

Shyness can freeze you and refuse to let you thaw until you feel safe. And feeling safe can be the hardest thing when you are shy.

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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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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.

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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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Pressure to be perfect

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

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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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