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Should you allow your teen to have a mixed-gender sleepover?
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Should you allow your teen to have a mixed-gender sleepover?

What do you do when your teen asks if they can invite both boys and girls to their sleepover? We ask an expert for advice.

Our top picks from the Peter Alexander kids clothing line

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Peter Alexander has launched a kids and babies clothing line, available exclusively online.

I have bipolar: Here's how I dealt with parenting

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A father of four, Richard Bryson reveals how he negotiated being a parent while struggling with his mental health.

14 free (or almost free) school holiday activities for all ages

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Not sure what to do with the kids this school holidays? We've got parents covered, in every State, for every age group, on any budget.

Why parents should see Love, Simon with their kids

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A first of its kind, Greg Berlanti’s Love, Simon is a feel-good coming of age story with a welcomed 21st century spin on the heteronormative, and often clichéd, romcom.

How to explain the Aussie cricket scandal to your child

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Why the cricket scandal rocking the sporting world is a great parenting opportunity in disguise.

How to be the first to know when the royal baby arrives

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have revealed the very modern way they will announce the arrival of baby number three.

Pawternity leave offers paid leave to pet parents

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With a small number of companies beginning to introduce pawternity leave, could paid leave to take care of your pet be the way of the future?

Still plastic: Lego’s green bricks will soon be made from plant-based plastic

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In an effort to support sustainability and decrease its carbon footprint, the Danish toymaker will soon be using corn and wheat-based plastics for some pieces.

Khloe Kardashian plans to eat placenta after birth

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Khloe Kardashian has announced she will eat her placenta after the birth of her first child, so what's all the fuss about?

What Lady Bird gets right about mothers and daughters

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Greta Gerwig's Oscar-nominated Lady Bird will remind you of the good, bad and ugly aspects of mother-daughter relationships.