Best Of The Web

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

Best of the Web: Delaying social media for teens, and more

The case for waiting for social media for teens, how co-regulation is helping our kids, and why laughter is the antidote to parenting.

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Best of the Web: The uneven responsibility of managing kids digital use, and more

Kids' digital usage often falls to mum to manage, Maggie Dent on teenage boys and the shift to focus on wellbeing, and the new Australian Children's Laureate.

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Best of the Web: Why you should listen to your mother, and more

How a mum’s advice in high school continues to guide as an adult, the four things for a healthy, affordable lunchbox, and the power of guided play in education.

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Best of the Web: Active or overscheduled kids? And more

Finding balance in extracurricular activities, why half of parents want to improve their disciplining skills and patience, and understanding school avoidance.

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Best of the Web: Why end-of-year concerts matter, and more

The benefits of the end-of-year school performance, parents rethinking the way they share photos online, and the rise of selective mutism in children.

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Best of the Web: Does birth order shape personality, and more

Is there any truth to birth order stereotypes, 'teen-ternity' leave for parents, and why your kids are better behaved for other people.

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Best of the Web: Being a better sporting parent, and more

How we can do better at being sports parents, why attachment parenting is not just for mothers, and the Dad of a Google engineer's top parenting rule.

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Best of the Web: The inevitability of watching your children grow up, and more

The challenging adjustment of moving from child to tween. Are you overindulging or just spoiling your child? And the new campaign asking parents to talk about child sexual abuse.

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Best of the Web: ‘Good enough parenting’, and more

What is 'good enough parenting'? The angelic faces of children watching screens, and why our teens are embracing LinkedIn.

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