Tweens to teens
It's natural for parents to want to wrap their kids in cotton wool, but for one couple it was the only thing they could do to save their daughter's life.
My daughter is friends with a pair of twins, but gets on better with one. Can she invite one twin to hang out without the other?
Girls stressed by assessments are ending up in mental health units and starving themselves.
When we try to rescue our kids from hurt feelings by changing the people around them, we deny them the opportunity to learn valuable life skills.
At 14, a "wasted" Chloe* passed out and woke up to a guy trying to "get with" her.
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Got a high school or university kid who zones out with TV instead of tackling his study? You might be part of the problem.
Encouraging independence in our kids can be as hard for them as it is for us.
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.
Our school canteens are still selling foods high in saturated fat, sugar and sodium.
Half of Christchurch's schools will see decile increases but only one in 10 Auckland schools will. Check your school's details here.
The controversial National Standards are turning five. Do they belong in our schools?
Think your teenager hates you and doesn't ever listen to you? Read this.
Taylor Swift has reached out to a bullied teen on Instagram, with an inspirational message.
Combining fashion design and marketing, a brother and sister fulfill dream of own business in early 20s.
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