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Time to build villages for our children

Let us create neighbourhoods that feel safe enough for everyone’s children,writes Tracy Cutchlow.

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Parents vow to fight ‘free range kids’ decision

Donna St George examines a case where parents who let their children walk alone have been found guilty of neglect.

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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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Browse Parenting

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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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How do we account for taste?
February 6 2015 at 14:42

Whitney Pipkins talks to a journalist about his kids’ picky palates inspired a book.

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A new way to tame tantrums
February 5 2015 at 15:34

Lorraine Candy discovers that Time Out is not the way to discipline children...

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Confessions of a bored mom
January 29 2015 at 13:24

Lorraine Candy used to play with her children. Then she set up a few ground rules...

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Does it matter if teens do their chores?
January 28 2015 at 16:08

Parenting coach Meghan Leahy tells a mom of two teens not to sweat the small stuff...

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Stop filling kids’ days, parents told
January 27 2015 at 12:57

Parents need to teach their children how to cope with boredom, says a British cabinet minister.

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Parents are too hard on themselves
January 26 2015 at 16:27

John Pickering has some thoughts about whether today’s parents are doing a good job or not...

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Uniform, stationery price shock
January 20 2015 at 10:25

Back to school shopping a headache for parents forking out three times more on uniforms and stationery.

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Motherhood maketh Sienna
January 19 2015 at 13:13

Party girl is now a confirmed country bumpkin

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