Tweens to teens

Tweens to teens

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SCHOOL LUNCH

School lunches 'harm kids'

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

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Tampon game destigmatises

HANNAH FRANCIS
Two New York school girls have created a video game that features tampons instead of weapons.

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Don't want to hear it

Every time I try to talk to my kids about puberty or sex they run away and block their ears.

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Swift's message to bullied girl

Taylor Swift has reached out to a bullied teen on Instagram, with an inspirational message.

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Does your child have grit?

Angela Lee Duckworth discovers the single most significant predictor for success in children and it isn’t social intelligence, physical health, attractiveness or even IQ.

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Development Robin Williams

Talking about suicide

How does one explain suicide to a child? It is a concept that many adults do not understand.

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Mother like daughter

The greatest challenge of mothering a daughter is to allow them to be themselves.

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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.

Chinayd O’Sullivan

Lumps turned life upside down

Chinayd O'Sullivan thought her neck was in knots, but reality was much worse.

Education Steven Adams

Adams gives back

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

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Grittier texts lure in readers

Teachers are increasingly turning to darker tales to get pupils interested in reading.

Behaviour teen girl

Pressure to be perfect

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

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6 things said to firstborns

Firstborns are the guinea pigs - they deal with parents learning how to be parents.

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Art spelling list

Teach your kids to spell with our themed spelling lists.

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Success caps siblings' efforts

Combining fashion design and marketing, a brother and sister fulfill dream of own business in early 20s.

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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.

Rebekah Smith

Gulliver a winner

A six foot homage to Gulliver's Travels has won Cambridge 12-year-old Rebekah Smith a trip to Legoland in Florida.

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