Parenting

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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How to keep interactions between kids and dogs safe

How can we keep interactions between children and dogs safe and happy? Petra Edwards and Susan Hazel provide some tips.

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What parents need to know about vaping

With vaping continuing to rise among young people, are we set for a new generation of smokers?

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How Turning Red gives families permission to feel sad and angry

You can't be happy all the time. Movies like Turning Red and Encanto show that when the characters learn how to embrace all of their emotions, they can become their true, authentic selves, writes Cher McGillivray.

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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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10 tips to help your teen out of the Procrastination Trap

Procrastination looks different for everyone, writes Dr Deborah Trengove. She shares her top procrastination-beating tips.

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Best of the Web: School lunches and the pressure to impress, and more

School lunch box stress, giving kids a 'healthy digital diet', and ideas to bully-proof kids.

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8 autumn school holiday ideas

Looking for school holiday inspiration? We've found some ideas that are sure to help entertain the whole family.

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What happens if we fail to grow up?

In her new book, Maggie Hamilton explores how we can better prepare our kids for this complex world. In this extract, she looks at how childhood has become derailed – and what we can do to repair it.

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