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5 Challenging Pre-Teen Behaviours And How To Cope

As a parent, we expect challenging behaviour from our kids once they hit the teenage years. We know they're growing up and testing their...

Online Privacy – How Much Does Your Teenager Have And Is...

This morning, I had the frustrating experience of plugging in my laptop charger and finding it wouldn’t work. My teenage daughter was about to...

Why 14 Is A Dangerous Age

Teenage behaviour often mystifies us. We wonder why they’re drawn to activities and behaviour we consider risky and dangerous – even though, as parents,...

When Timmy Said He’d Treat Another Man’s Son As His Own...

I was 16 years old when I first met Timmy. We were drawn to each other straight away, but we were friends before anything...

Which Apps Are Your Teenage Kids Using Right Now?

At one stage, it seemed everyone lived on Facebook. We knew it was important to keep an eye on what our children were up...

Why Making Sure Your Teen Gets Enough Sleep Could Save Their...

Teenagers and sleep. Two things that never seem to go together at the right time. They’re wide awake in the early hours, then dead...

How To Deal With Teens And Drugs – 8 Tips For...

Teens and drugs. None of us likes to think our kids will ever take drugs. Depending on your views, that might include using tobacco...

Kids’ Mental Health – Why One Good Friend Is Better Than...

For as long as we can remember, kids have formed different social circles at school. My own schoolfriends used to talk about the Populars,...

7 Summer Holiday Money-Making Ideas For Teenagers

Back when most of us were teens it was fairly easy to find part-time work to boost our pocket money. Whether it was an...

How Toddlers And Teens Develop In Similar Ways

What happened? Suddenly, it seems your kid is a selfish, ungrateful jerk who wants to do everything on their own and always ends up...

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Don’t Send Your Unvaccinated Children To School, Italian Parents Told

Parents in Italy have been told not to send their children to school unless they can prove the youngsters have been properly vaccinated.

Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher

As well as voicing Meg Griffin in the animated television series, Family Guy, Mila Kunis is known for roles in films including Black Swan,...
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13 Phrases Any Working Mum Will Recognise (And Use Regularly)

Life can be tough when you're a working mum. If you’re trying to look after your family, make a decent stab at parenting and...

5 Kids’ Coughs And When You Should Worry About Them

A cough is one of the most common symptoms of childhood illness. For parents, they can be worrying – kids’ coughs can sound truly...

Why Kids Can Learn More From Tales Of Fantasy Than Realism

Children have a lot of learning to do. Arguably, this is the purpose of childhood: to provide children with protected time so that they can...

How to Dress Children for Cold Weather

If it is cold where you are, and you have small kids, you may be wondering just how to keep kids warm properly. It’s a...

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