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The Bonsai Student: How over-parenting limits your child’s potential

In her latest book The Bonsai Student, Dr Judith Locke offers strategies for over-involved parents to pull back, and encourage responsible, resilient and ready students.

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Why is six scared of seven?

The answer to this riddle – along with others – can help develop comprehension in children, writes Diane Bourke. Part of our Best of The Parents Website series.

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A simple formula for parenting, from Michael Grose

In a complicated world, keeping parenting simple makes a lot of sense. Leading parenting expert Michael Grose helps with this easy guide to raising kids.

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Supporting positive body image in boys

Body image is just as big of an issue for boys as girls – they just show it differently. In this supporting article for her recent webinar for The Parents Website, Dr Zali Yager discusses what parents can do.

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How we can encourage natural curiosity in children

Every child is curious – we just need to know how to motivate them. Emily Boudreau looks at the latest research and ideas, in this article from Harvard's Graduate School of Education.

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Ten resolutions that will help you become a more grateful parent

As part of our Best of The Parents Website series, leading psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Madeline Levine suggests some essential parenting principles.

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How we can promote positive body image with tweens and teens

Promoting body positivity can be a sensitive topic to tackle when it comes to our tweens and teens. In this supporting article for her recent webinar for The Parents Website, Dr Zali Yager provides some ideas for parents.

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Required Reading: The books that students read in 28 countries around the world

In our latest Best of The Parents Website, we throw back to a 2017 feature from the team at TED, which collated this fascinating list of required reading for students around the world.

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Andrew Fuller: How to get through a bad day

As part of our Best of The Parents Website series, we repost Andrew Fuller's handy guide to getting through a bad day – an article more relevant than ever in these often trying times.

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