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: 6 ways to help with parental burnout, and more

Strategies for parents to cope with burnout, the benefits of connecting emotionally with your kids, and why video games should be used in the classroom.

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Best of the Web: Why kids behave worse for you than their teacher, and more

Five ideas to help you and your kids with lockdown life and remote learning, little voices delivering big hope, and Round the Twist set for the stage.

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Best of the Web: 5 things to try to help kids wear masks, and more

Clever ideas to encourage kids to wear masks, a memo to parents struggling with remote learning, and a new virtual travel experience opening windows around the world.

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Best of the Web: Why I let my children swear, and more

A parent tells how allowing kids to swear can improve relationships, what limits you should impose on screen time, and how letting kids roam free helps them become good adult navigators.

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Best of the Web: The lockdown fatigue of high school students, and more

How the pandemic has affected our senior students, the amazing TED Talk by seven-year-old Molly Wright, and not wanting to play with the kids anymore.

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Best of the Web: Teaching your ‘wanty’ kids about money, and more

Teaching kids about money, why teens should have a say about COVID vaccines, and alarm over apps getting kids' data.

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Best of the Web: Maggie Dent on how to talk to kids about the news, and more…

How to talk to kids when the news is all gloomy, a touching reflection on watching your children grow up, and the case for sports uniforms every day.

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Best of the Web: Vale Eric Carle, who gave us The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and more…

Watch Eric Carle read his much-loved children's book, how Pop It fidget toys are helping kids stay calm, and fewer kids attending kindergarten linked to falls in literacy and maths skills.

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Best of the Web: Ideas to help if you’re feeling ‘mum guilt’, and more…

Tips to help ease those feelings of 'mum guilt', why kids need a desk at home, and encouraging kids to cook and bake.

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