Tweens to teens
Every year, 16-year-old Ashlynn Marracino releases a balloon in her father's memory, sending with it a message asking for a sign.
We didn't just want to teach our kids how to "handle money, we wanted them to learn impulse-control, planning, and the ability to say no to themselves.
My 13-year-old son forgets to wear deodorant or brush his teeth. We feel like we are constantly nagging him. How do we change this behaviour?
Our perfectionist teen gets frustrated when things don't go her way and is awful to be around. How can I get her to control her emotions?
My teenagers resist doing household chores. How can I teach them that doing chores are lifelong skills they will need as adults?
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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.
Feeling valued is key to children's wellbeing; but some parents 'overvalue' their child, believing they are more special than others.
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.
DHBs have achieved a national target aimed at getting drug-addicted teens the help they need.
Half of Christchurch's schools will see decile increases but only one in 10 Auckland schools will. Check your school's details here.
Increased smart device use at schools is hampering pupils' computer skills development, industry experts say.
A relationship between selenium concentration and depression has emerged in new Kiwi research.
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.
Combining fashion design and marketing, a brother and sister fulfill dream of own business in early 20s.
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