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'My child says no one plays with her at school'

Meghan Leahy tells a mother to allow her daughter to express her feelings - and to do a little leadership.

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Want a confident 10-year-old? Start early

Teaching young children to be independent is hard but worth it, writes Tracy Cutchlow.

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Challenged? I blame Bear Grylls

Lorraine Candy's four children are doing sit-ups and eating too many marshmallows. It's all down to unreality TV...

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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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Put the phone down! It’s a soul thing
January 16 2015 at 21:49

Lonnae O'Neal knows she might seem odd, but she has some very clear rules when it comes to kids and phones.

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Help! I have two pre-teen girls
January 15 2015 at 14:20

Lorraine Candy’s daughter wants to get her ears pierced. Why should that be so complicated?

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Why my 5-year-old won't have a tablet
January 14 2015 at 18:14

Why Meredith Hale is keeping her daughter gadget-free...

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