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How to approach your child’s teacher

It is difficult to know when to contact your child’s school for feedback on their progress. While you don’t want to be too needy...
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5 things to consider before you hire a tutor for your child

Private tutoring is a growing business, with people spending hundreds of billions of dollars. But is it worth it? And how does a person...
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How to make reading fun – and part of life beyond the school room

The love of reading is one of the greatest gifts an adult can give to a child. Pragmatically, reading proficiently helps with school work....
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The true value of dance classes for kids

Dance classes seem to be a part of many children’s lives. This is because parents recognise the benefits a dance class can provide: physical...
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Fun books for little adventurers

From happy family bears, to extinct birds to extraordinary mythical creatures, this selection of wonderfully entertaining books will keep your kids riveted at bedtime....
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Mindful reading for parents today

A book that embraces wisdom, compassion, and serenity, Mindfulness for Children (Jonathan Ball Publishers) is superb reading that gears four-to-11-year-olds to quieten their minds...
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Why screen time for babies, children & adolescents needs to be limited

There is increasing concern about the amount of time children and adolescents are spending in recreational screen time. There’s also increasing controversy over whether...
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Curious Kids: Should I be scared of lightning?

Curious Kids is a series for children in which we ask experts to answer questions from kids. Should I be scared of lightning? (Callan, 10,...
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A-Z of popular parenting books

Every parent can use a helping hand. Check out the following trusted reads to get you through the toughest times.       How to Talk So Kids...
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How imaginary friends could boost children’s development

Psychologists first became interested in imaginary friends in the early 19th century because they feared they could be a sign of emotional unstability or...
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