Being teased or bullied during PE is enough to put kids off sport.
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I've decided I can't be a ref for my children. They need to learn to sort things out between themselves.
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Conventional wisdom has pretty much always been that middle children have a tougher time growing up.
There's no beating around the bush with these kids, just pure, straight to the point honesty.
Children start lying as young as two, with fibbing peaking at around 12 years old. Here's how to deal with it.
What do you do if you think your child's friend is a bad influence? Should you try and end the friendship?
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A UK store is trying to track down a little girl who sent in an adorable note to apologise for breaking a Christmas bauble.
Arguments between siblings are inevitable, have a look at these tips for keeping the peace.
When kids want something, they'll ask..and ask...and ask. Here's how to stop the nagging with three simple words.
Advice columnist Prudie counsels a woman whose son's friend is forbidden from watching cartoons and Harry Potter.
Why expecting parents to invite their child's whole class to their birthday party is a bad idea for kids.
What would you do if you found out your child was a bully? This father claims that publicly humiliating his son was the only thing that worked.
Life with a challenging or "difficult" child doesn't have to be a perpetual battleground.
Pilot anti-bullying programme Stand By Me looks to address a school bullying 'epidemic'.
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