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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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How our schools fail boys
February 23 2015 at 14:06

Jennifer Fink’s son is in trouble at school – again. His struggles break her heart.

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‘Software can’t make you a better parent’
February 20 2015 at 14:31

A booming array of gadgets are being marketed to harried parents who want to keep tabs on their children.

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Why we have to stop labelling our boys
February 18 2015 at 13:24

Robyn Passante wants a world where neither gender is at risk, or the butt of a joke.

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Why moms need a holiday
February 16 2015 at 15:04

Lauren Apfel is a stay-at-home mom – and she needs a break from childcare.

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Empathetic children, patient parents
February 16 2015 at 14:37

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy says a lack of empathy in a 6-year-old is perfectly normal.

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The closeness of a little sleep monster
February 12 2015 at 13:23

Yes, parenthood means sleep deprivation - but Lorraine Candy will miss some precious moments.

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A talk with my daughters
February 11 2015 at 14:32

Lonnae O’Neal thilnks about what to say to her daughters about men and power and sexual abuse.

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Michelle Obama: I’ve done junk food
February 11 2015 at 14:15

US First Lady admits that she gave her children too much junk food when she was a working mother.

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More than one way to be a woman
February 6 2015 at 16:05

Sharon Holbrook explains why she never tells her daughters they are beautiful.

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Keeping the peace in a shared home
February 6 2015 at 14:39

Three-generation homes are common in South Africa. Helen Grange looks at the trials and tribulations...

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