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What your child's teacher wishes they could tell you
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What your child's teacher wishes they could tell you

One of the most influential people in your child's life will be their school teacher. Here's what they wish they could tell you, but often can't.

How to help your child face a losing streak

4 minute read

Heartbroken watching your child suffer through a losing streak and not sure how best to help them? Here’s some advice from Javier Orti, director at Helping Kids.

How to help your child through mental illness

4 minute read

What do you do when you suspect your child is struggling with their mental health? Melanie Hearse shares her personal - and all too common - story.

Goggleboxers reveal 'What I love most about being a dad'

5 minute read

We've come to know them so well through our TV screens that they've almost become part of our own families. As Father's Day rolls around, we celebrate our Gogglebox dads.

Turn your child's gaming habit back into a hobby

4 minute read

Introducing a brand-new approach to a common household bugbear, Game Aware program developer Andrew Kinch is successfully showing teens and parents how to turn an unhealthy gaming habit back into a hobby.

11 decadent ways to treat your pet

1 minute read

With Aussies spending a massive $743 million a year on our pets, we look at some of the most indulgent ways to show your four-legged friend you care.

Could your teen benefit from volunteering?

6 minute read

It's not just the joy of giving back: Volunteer work can set kids up for success in the future.

What to do if your parents don't want to be part of your child's life

4 minute read

Shona’s parents have shown little interest in her child’s life, and she’s tearing her hair out trying to create a relationship. Clinical psychologist Renee Mill shares her tips for creating a closer bond.

How involved should your kids be in your divorce?

4 minute read

A new Australian study reveals that when it comes to divorce and separation, keeping kids out of it may not be as kind as previously believed.

What to say to your kids to solve any parenting dilemma

6 minute read

Parenting is no easy ride, but sticking to a script could help you discuss difficult issues with your children. Parenting experts Heather and Julie believe they have the exact words for parents to handle any situation.

When is the right time to introduce your kids to your new partner?

3 minute read

Breaking up is hard to do, especially when you have children. But when the time comes to introduce your kids to a new partner, a whole new set of challenges can potentially arise. Here's how to handle with care.