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Little kids

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Getting ready for school

Miss K looks like a little dot as she tries on her school uniform ahead of starting her next big adventure.

The 'ticket system' of discipline

A ticket system gives kids a limited number of chances per day, if they misbehave beyond those chances they are punished.

'Tis the week before Christmas...

After putting Miss K to bed strange noises can be heard coming from her room in what I have decided to call The Christmas Effect.

Lying sign of 'healthy development'

Punishing kids for lying will only make them lie more, a study finds.

LIBBY CARTER

Surgery stuff-up

An alleged botch-up of a routine procedure that left a girl, 4, screaming in pain is under investigation.

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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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I'm not a toddler person

OPINION: I enjoy about a quarter of my time with them, and even that estimate may be high.

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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.

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Playing with your kids

Not everyone truly enjoys 'playing with their kids', and many parents feel like they don't do it enough.

Behaviour toddler sleep

Teaching a toddler to sleep in

Parents share their tips on getting their early risers to sleep in, even for just a little bit longer.

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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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Development Tantrum

Resisting routines

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

Health & nutrition Baby crying

Thriving after years of pain

Robyn's son used to come out in hives or scream in pain as he tried to eat. It took years to work out why.

Education & play DISNEY PRINCESS

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...

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The power of effective praise

The way you praise your kids can have a big impact on their self-esteem and motivation.

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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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