Five to ten

Five to ten

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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 anxieties passed on?

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

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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.

Windy Ridge School

Programme targets boys

Pilot programme 'Success for Boys' is helping boys get excited about story writing.

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Twins' elaborate hairstyles

One mum is going above and beyond with her twins' hair by creating elaborate hairstyles.

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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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Life's not so black and white

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

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.

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?

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Kids and video games

A new study has found playing video games for a short time could be positive for kids.

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.

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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.

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Learn to write words

Download and print this fun exercise to help your kids learn to write words by sounding them out, tracing and then drawing a picture.

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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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Are mobiles a safety issue?

When Sonja Ebbels lost her son in a crowd at a school fete she started to think it might be time to get him a phone.

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