Tweens to teens
"So, becoming an adult is just really scary for you?" I asked. "Yes," she sniffled. Amy is 30 years old.
New Zealand's educational ranking has plummeted, according to the latest OECD report.
During an argument with my 15-year-old daughter, I found out that she and her boyfriend recently started having sex.
Another survey questions value of National Standards, saying it hasn't made a big difference to student achievement.
Almost 40 per cent of teens suffer from sleep disorders lasting more than a month.
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Auckland-based psychologist David Stebbing tackles the tricky issue of explaining the Roast Busters outrage to kids.
Mara Wilson is all grown up and sharing her thoughts on the sexualisation of young stars and sex education.
Belgian lawmakers will vote on a bill to give extremely sick children the right to euthanasia.
Cate Chapin was misdiagnosed with the flu, anorexia and conjunctivitis before an ophthalmologist found the problem.
A school counsellor in the US wanted to highlight the dangers of sharing photos on the internet to her students - and the internet proved her point.
More than $10 million has been earmarked by the Government to boost teachers' skills in science and maths.
Parents are struggling with giving their teens more freedom, amid fears there are more dangers and temptations out there than in the past.
Principals fed up with sorting out social media backstabbing by pupils hope new law will quash the problem.
Combining fashion design and marketing, a brother and sister fulfill dream of own business in early 20s.
Your beautiful tween may be "too old for toys, too young for boys," but she is highly likely to have an interest in fashion.
This age group can be one of the most difficult to buy for. It's all about fitting in and being cool. The jig is up on the Christmas Eve visitor and mum and dad are under more pressure to meet expectations.
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