Why it’s OK to be a Grinch with kids’ Christmas gifts

16 December, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Christmas is a time for giving, but does that mean kids should get everything on their lists? Experts say a less-is-more approach is actually better for children.

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What to do if you find out your child is a cyber bully

30 November, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Discovering your child is a victim of cyberbullying is distressing enough for any parent – but what if your son or daughter is the bully?

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How do I get my baby to sleep?

17 November, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Feel like forever since you’ve had a good night’s snooze? These tips may help your bub – and you – sleep right through.

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What to do if your child hates going to school

9 October, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Whether your preschooler is having trouble separating from you or your teen simply will not attend class, school refusal a complex issue.

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6 stress-busting tips for students

2 October, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

This year has been hard on young people, especially students. As the year draws to a close and exams loom, these tactics can help them stay positive.

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Parenting dilemmas: When can I leave my child home alone?

14 September, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Staying home on their own is a rite of passage for kids growing up, but how do you know if they are ready?

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7 types of play that are awesome for kids

8 September, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Child’s play is a vital part of growing up, and essential for learning and developing life skills. But some forms of play are more valuable than others.

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Why you shouldn’t cancel your kid’s swimming lessons in winter

31 August, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Keeping up your child’s swimming lessons during the cooler months will pay off in the long term, experts say.

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Can hypnobirthing help ease the pain of childbirth?

27 August, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Designed to take the fear and anxiety out of childbirth, hypnobirthing has some high-profile supporters. So what is it all about?

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Why rewarding children might be holding them back

24 August, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Can rewarding kids for positive behaviour actually be doing them more harm than good? Some experts say yes.

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