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Home alone? What’s the harm?
July 23 2015 at 13:18

Lorraine Candy leaves her oldest child at home alone for the first time - and finds herself sad... and relieved.

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New Dr Seuss book delivers
July 23 2015 at 11:51

Mia Geiger wondered if the newly discovered Dr Seuss book was as good as the older ones....

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When pestering is hard to resist
July 23 2015 at 11:50

Research has shown that many adults routinely give in to the 'pester power' of their offspring.

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Yes, dads do put on weight
July 22 2015 at 13:16

Men who become fathers experience weight gain, according to a new, large-scale study.

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'Put warning pics on sugary products'
July 22 2015 at 12:10

Sugary foods and drinks should carry warning pictures about the risk they pose to children's teeth, a dental surgeon says.

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Rags to riches can carry a high cost
July 22 2015 at 12:04

Poor teenagers who do well in later life age more quickly, research suggests.

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Breastfeeding not a source of shame
July 21 2015 at 14:10

Supporting moms who breastfeed is crucial to their dignity and would help to improve infant survival rates, says Ena du Plessis.

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Mate crime is new hate crime
July 21 2015 at 13:24

Children with Asperger's and autism are being bullied and abused by people they think are their friends.

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Fat kids don't know they're fat
July 21 2015 at 13:23

Way more overweight adolescents are oblivious to the fact that they ought to lose weight than they were in the past.

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When a baby is not a joy
July 21 2015 at 12:02

Pregnant? New mom? Here are eight things you didn't know about perinatal mood disorders...

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Should young men freeze their sperm?
July 21 2015 at 12:02

Given the anxiety young women have about freezing their eggs, it's only reasonable to wonder whether men should do it too.

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Use your feet on Slipper Day
July 21 2015 at 12:01

Reach for your slippers - and you will help a child reach for his or her dream.

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Who’s the favourite?
July 16 2015 at 13:40

Although most will never admit it - every parent has a favourite child, writes Lorraine Candy.

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Birth order is just not important - study
July 20 2015 at 13:28

Whether you were first, middle or youngest child makes hardly any difference, says a massive new study.

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Henna craze 'leads to allergies'
July 20 2015 at 12:25

Henna tattoos and hair dyes are increasingly causing allergic reactions among children, UK doctors warn.

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'Could a dog fill my empty nest?'
July 20 2015 at 12:25

Agony aunt Virginia Ironside tells a woman that a dog might in fact help her feel better.

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Cultivating a love for reading
July 17 2015 at 12:46

Lee Koetser advises that a culture of reading should start at home.

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Loss, pain, then came the joy
July 17 2015 at 12:45

Alice Jolly writes about the pain of loss and creating a family through surrogacy.

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Homer Simpson and the fat kids
July 17 2015 at 12:43

Podgy cartoon characters are contributing to the childhood obesity crisis, a study suggests.

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Feeling anxious? Blame your parents
July 17 2015 at 10:10

Children can inherit their parents' tendency to worry, new research suggests.

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