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bedtime stories

6 tips to get reading

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

lesbian

'Cannot protect her'

Reader's story

I support my beautiful 17-year-old's decision to come out but worry about people's reactions.

fighting siblings

Oops, did I say that?

I said something sexist in front of my kids - and then they repeated the offending phrase.

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Girls just wanna have fun

Megan gained clarity about raising her two girls after a friend posted a link on Facebook.

chores, housework, kids

Bless this mess

My daughter's room is a tip. She's 8. Should I ignore it? Should I make her clean it? Should I clean it for her?

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five to ten

Development mother daughter

Kids and world tragedy

As a parent, what should we do when kids see or hear the news and start asking questions?

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 School smartphone app

Schools smarten up

Smartphone technology is helping schools to report absences and check events.

Behaviour discipline

Your house your rules?

Have you experienced the awkwardness of having to enforce your house rules on your friend's children in front of them?

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 Jaylani Turner

Paris date for young model

Jaylani Turner has been brushing up on her Te Reo for when she competes in the Face of the Globe pageant in Paris later this year.

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 Bullying vid

Bullied teen to meet net giant

A homeschooled Hutt teen's anti-bullying video has got the attention of Google bosses.

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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