Tweens to teens

Tweens to teens

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GRIEVING DAD

Grieving dad fulfils daughter's dreams

Anna van Keulen died suddenly in a bike accident, but her father is making her dream come true.

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Phone wars

I only see my son once a month, so I gave him a mobile phone to keep in touch. My ex-wife confiscated it when he misbehaved and I'm furious.

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School bans kissing

Marlborough school asks students to restrain themselves after passions run high as summer approaches.

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Teen sex manual 'too graphc'

A new book aimed at demystifying sex for teens featuring real life photos of teen couples has been deemed too much by some parents.

teen girl

'You just don't understand'

This advice is like the missing piece of the puzzle, the reason my kids so often feel that I am simply missing the point.

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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.

TRANSGENDER

Being a transgender kid

Most of us will never understand the struggle of those who feel trapped in the wrong body but a new film gives a glimpse.

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.

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School lunches 'harm kids'

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

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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Misconceptions about teens

Think your teenager hates you and doesn't ever listen to you? Read this.

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.

Activities Art spelling list

Art spelling list

Teach your kids to spell with our themed spelling lists.

Austin Delaney-Girdlestone

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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