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On the move

While most babies crawl at around nine months, Jasmin is 13 months old. She's faced some challenges but has worked hard to get mobile.

Miss A, Awatea

Our social butterfly

Lately Miss A seems to prefer to be with other people rather than her dear old parents. Is this the opposite of separation anxiety?

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The 'crap parent' label

An Australian pyschologist believes we are raising a generation of spoilt brats, because we just can't say no.

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No ordinary night

Whatever a two-year-old feels, this is clear: Milin somehow made me sit up and watch us from another perspective.

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Raising a threenager

My son has recently graduated from the terrible twos (which thankfully weren't so terrible) to threenagehood.

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Toddler milestones

It is important to realise that a child’s developmental progress does vary greatly, and is not a race.

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Parenting and teamwork

If teamwork is important to marriage, it's crucial to parenting.

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Tears and trepidation

Miss A is collecting the bumps, bruises and scars of early childhood and learning that you can't trust everyone, including me.

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Instagram's Princess

Meet the 2-year-old giving the Kardashians a run for their money in the selfie stakes.

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Building blocks of success

Blocks, puzzles and other hands-on toys teach kids skills that set them up for success later in life, according to research.

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Ditching the dummy

When is a child too old for a dummy? My daughter who is 2, still uses one and cries when I take it away. If she is too old, how to I get her to stop?

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Resisting routines

Our morning/dinner/bedtime is a hot mess of horrors.

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A step closer to transplant

Madiee Merrick has been waiting more than a year in the UK for surgery that will save her life.

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Stop hating princesses

To those people who consider fairy tale princesses to be bad role models, I'd like you to consider these 10 points...

Behaviour CHOCOLATE FACE

Who ate all the doughnuts?

Despite the evidence on her chin, Emma Meaux claims she absolutely did not eat one of the missing doughnuts.

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Letter trace - A, B, C, D, E

Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet capital letters - starting with A B C D E.

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Little shop of horrors

Okay New World, you had your fun. Miss K is excited that Little Shop is back.

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