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Maggie Dent’s tips for navigating emotions with little girls

In this extract from her new book, Girlhood, parenting educator Maggie Dent gives parents ideas to help their young girls through their emotionally charged 'hot' moments.

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L Platers: Supporting your teen daughter on the road to adulthood

A new book by Madonna King gives parents tips to support their teenage girls growing up in today's world and uncovers what they want you to know, writes Natalie Moutafis.

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A parent guide to the language of wellbeing

Wellbeing, SEL, mental health are just some terms that our young people are more familiar with than we ever were, writes Lucy Barrat. She explains the differences in this handy glossary.

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Building Resilience in Turbulent Times, from Andrew Fuller

If you missed Andrew Fuller's webinar on building resilience in turbulent times, here's his downloadable tip sheet on how parents can support their children.

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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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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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How to guide your child through Ukraine news on social media

Our teens' social media feeds contain images of tanks, bombs, and war-style propaganda, writes Joanne Orlando. Here's how to help them navigate social media 'news' content while minimising any distress.

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The simple formula for parenting, by Michael Grose

When it comes to parenting, keeping it simple makes sense. Leading parenting expert Michael Grose helps with this easy guide to raising kids, part of our Best of The Parents Website series.

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