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Watching TV can be good for toddlers
March 18 2015 at 14:58

Watching TV with your child can enhance the educational value, writes Gemma Taylor.

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Breastfeeding can boost IQ – study
March 18 2015 at 14:54

People breastfed as infants have higher earning in adulthood, according to a study of 3,500 newborns over 30 years.

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'My friend ruined our holiday'
March 17 2015 at 13:37

Agony aunt Virginia Ironside suggests that a woman waits a bit before she tackles a friendship problem.

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Grit - the ingredient to your kids' success
March 17 2015 at 12:57

Washington - When parents and educators launched the "self-esteem" movement in the 1980s, lavishly praising kids and handing out trophies to all, they expected everyone would try harder.

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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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‘Why I would opt for natural birth’
March 16 2015 at 14:11

Misinformation has led to more moms turning away from natural birth, experts say.

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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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Teen cannabis use can affect memory – study
March 13 2015 at 13:53

Teenagers who smoke cannabis for just three years could be damaging their long- term memory, researchers say.

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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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Seeking boredom on a roadtrip
March 11 2015 at 14:29

Antonia Malchick takes her two small children on a road trip – with no screens. How do they all fare?

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Hearing loss can affect school work
March 11 2015 at 12:54

If your child is battling at school, it is advisable to check for hearing loss as a possible cause.

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Can scent of mom-to-be show sex of baby?
March 11 2015 at 12:58

The secret of whether a woman is expecting a boy or a girl may lie in her scent, say scientists.

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Five-star treatment for St Bernard
March 10 2015 at 12:28

He's been the subject of a legal battle, and moved to Cape Town. Then Theodore got more than a dog might bargain for..

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Parents, stop the nightly bath!
March 9 2015 at 14:41

Lauren Knight says it might not be necessary for children to have a bath every single night.

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Is the internet slowing teen pregnancy?
March 9 2015 at 13:31

Teenage pregnancies in the UK have dropped – thanks to youngsters spending more time on the internet.

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Concussion on the school sports field
March 9 2015 at 12:52

George Winter looks at the problem of concussion in school sports like rugby.

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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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Are children doomed to be fat for life?
March 6 2015 at 15:40

In School Health Week, Lindsay Ord speaks to experts about the growing problem of childhood obesity.

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Boys victim of gender bias
March 6 2015 at 17:30

Girls are getting better marks for behaviour, instead of aptitude, study reveals.

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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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