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Ask 'curious' questions and encourage your children to express their feelings.
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Travelling with a glass of bubbles in one hand and a bottle of milk in the other.
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Remember, this won’t last forever.
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It's about self-esteem, social skills and, of course, your support.
If we push children into formal literacy too early, we risk extinguishing the wonder and excitement of books.
Those difficult conversations don't have to be so difficult.
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It takes a village to raise a child, but what happens when there are no villagers?
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Maybe it's nobodies business what they put on their face.
A little stress goes a long way.
"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark."
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It's about 'strong' not 'skinny'.
It's a case of quality over quantity.
'Perfection doesn’t work in everything. Not in relationships, not in cooking, not in parenting.'
All new parents have a lot to fret about, but for mums and dads whose babies were born prematurely those worries can build to an overwhelming level. Your baby being born early leaves you with less tim...
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To raise a boy is a wild, yet a wonderful ride, although there are plenty of challenges ahead.
As every new generation enters the workforce, it's amazing how quickly they're mislabeled with "attributes" that are common to young people. These labels tend to stick, and they become increasingly in...
“For every minute spent organising, an hour is earned.”
Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural traits that belong only to a lucky few.
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And yes Dads, this program is not just for Mums -- it's especially for you.
Ask any mother or father and they'll tell you it's close to impossible to imagine life without their kids. Many will tell you that still, to this day, they can't believe they created such an incredib...
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By almost any measure, I’m very close to my parents. We speak an inordinate number of times a day, and I have yet to see a therapist who hasn’t lightly suggested that my transition to adulthood might...
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There is no promotion as swift and terrifying as new parenthood. In a fog of exhaustion and confusion, you turn to the 'experts' for help. No, I'm not referring to your mother, your maternal health nurse or your midwife. I'm talking about baby books and websites.
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The quality of a children's book is in many ways more important than an adult book because, in all likelihood, a children's book will get read over and over and over again. And it is a special kind of hell to read the same irritating, repetitive kid's book every single night.
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Do you know a parent who either yells at or nags their kids when they don't cooperate? If so, you know a parent with a limited parenting toolkit.
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It's often only when the snuggle is less forthcoming that you realise how important it has been. And sometimes you'll find you need it more than they do.
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Everything in life has its season. Sometimes we get stuck in a winter that we wonder if it will ever end. But one day soon, when the hardest work is done, you will celebrate the triumph of spring.
We can choose to continue to place blame on the very devices we provide to young people in our effort to 'keep up with the iPhoneses', or proactively design the kind of digital world that supports our happiness and wellbeing.
The term "helicopter parenting" is the same age as members of the millennial generation, which is telling. The parenting style, characterized by a helicopter-like tendency to hover over children and s...
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Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down...
Maybe you've heard, spoken in hushed whispers, of parents who choose not to punish their children. But, if they don't want children who hurt themselves or wind up in hospital, what on earth do they do?