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Nearness helps children sleep

Meghan Leahy has some ideas for making small children feel safe at bedtime.

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AP

All a family needs is love

Children brought up in unconventional families fare no worse than those from traditional families, according to a major study.

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Lost: Mom's sanity. Reward offered

Lorraine Candy and her 11-year-old are not having a good time of it...

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Why I praise my daughter
March 16 2015 at 13:51

Jane Merrick thinks a recent study about praising children doesn’t take individual kids into account.

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How parents make narcissistic children
March 13 2015 at 13:19

Parents who "overvalue" children are more likely to produce narcissistic children, a study suggests.

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Ten things teachers need to know
March 12 2015 at 13:54

Parents' evening at school always make Lorraine Candy nervous - not least because she has four teachers to see.

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'I wish I'd been a stay-at-home mom'
March 6 2015 at 17:50

Sarah Vine looks back on her years as a working mom and finds she has some regrets.

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Can fathers be honest about parenting?
March 5 2015 at 14:07

Why don't dads complain about parenthood like moms do? Samantha Rodman reckons they should...

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‘I worry about saying no to the kids’
March 4 2015 at 13:21

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy tells a parent that boundaries can sometimes be relaxed a little.

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The children who don’t go to school
March 2 2015 at 13:23

Andrea Orr talks to a family who are doing "unschooling" about what it means for them.

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‘Is my daughter too scared of change?’
February 27 2015 at 13:17

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy tells a mom not to worry if her daughter is worrying…

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The war of the sisters
February 26 2015 at 14:42

Lorraine Candy just spent a holiday with two warring sisters, and would rather go to Mars.

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Zuckerberg’s pick: Book about vaccines
February 25 2015 at 14:36

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his latest pick is "On Immunity: An Inoculation" .

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