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The more you hug your kids, the more their brains develop, says medical study

The more you hug your kids, the more their brains develop, says medical study

Kids love a hug but medical research now says this physical affection boosts brain power

Second-born children are 'naughtier' than their older siblings, says research

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Second-born kids are 'naughtier' than their older siblings, say researchers

Last-minute Book Week costume ideas that work!

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Don't panic your way through Book Week - here are some easy ideas you can make in minutes, without hitting the shops!

How to help a new mum in her first weeks of parenting

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Here’s how you can support a friend, relative or partner in her new role as a mum.

An expert's guide to safe post pregnancy workouts

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There's only one rule to follow when returning to exercise post-pregnancy: Listen to your body.

How to teach your teen acceptance of others

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As your child begins to grow, change and develop, so will their opinions, ideas and thoughts about the world around them.

How to lead your family through a digital detox

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Every household struggles with technology as a distraction. Here's how you can help your family form a healthy relationship with the online world.

Tried and tested ways to deal with bedtime meltdowns

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Does your little one fight to stay awake when they need to retire for the day? You’re not alone.

Dealing with a fussy eater

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Dealing with a fussy eater can be frustrating, worrying and downright distressing. Here's how to cope when your little person won't touch their plate.

10 free activities for kids these school holidays

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Post-Christmas budget kicked in? Here's ten free activities to suit children of all ages across Australia – that even the adults will enjoy!

Is Whatsapp ruining modern day parenting?

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Are you suffering from notification anxiety? Mel Hearse reveals why Whatsapp is the best and worst thing to happen to parenting in recent years.