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: Teach your child to ride a bike, and more

How to teach your child to ride a bike, what Gentle Parenting may be neglecting, and the benefits of fidgeting for neurodiverse children.

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Best of the Web: Meet the Internet’s Dad giving life tips to the world, and more

The Internet's Dad helping kids around the world, Maggie Dent on why our own childhoods affect how we parent, and the importance of a good end of the day for kids.

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Best of the Web: Why we should all be building with blocks, and more

The benefits for everyone of building blocks, experts on why we should screen all kids for anxiety, and dads paying it forward.

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Best of the Web: 10 strategies to talk to kids about puberty, and more

Helpful strategies to begin conversations about puberty, the top animations from TED-ED, and a moving reflection on mother-daughter relationships.

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Best of the Web: Why dance is just as important as maths, and more

The compelling case Sir Ken Robinson made for teaching dance in school, meet the new 'parent whisperer', and resources for parents on body image issues for kids.

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Best of the Web: How to stop being a nagging parent, and more

Ideas for getting kids to cooperate, an uplifting story of an enterprising young author, and a dad struggling through the pandemic.

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Best of the Web: How to rapid antigen test your child, and more

Expert advice on using RATs on kids and easing anxiety, the simple answer to raising teens, and the need to celebrate parenting milestones.

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Best of the Web: How to raise emotionally intelligent kids, and more

Ways to encourage emotionally intelligent kids, helping children who are scared of needles, and why a little lie at Christmas is okay.

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Best of the Web: 4 character strengths that help kids learn, and more

How character traits have a profound influence on learning, why grandmothers are so connected to their grandkids, and busting parenting myths by trying to be like Bluey's Dad.

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