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The school holidays started well. At 8am on the first Monday I was still under my doona, enjoying a peaceful lie-in. Then I heard the bickering start. 

Surviving The School Holidays

The school holidays started well. At 8am on the first Monday I was still under my doona, enjoying a peaceful lie-in. Then I heard the bickering start. 

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"Don’t make promises you can’t keep, and keep your promises whether it’s in your favour to do so or not." One mum looks back on how she raised her three sons. 

Where Do You Draw The Line On Discipline?

"Don’t make promises you can’t keep, and keep your promises whether it’s in your favour to do so or not." One mum looks back on how she raised her three sons. 

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Our kids will benefit from learning that adversity isn’t all bad, and mistakes aren’t the end of the world.

How Do You Let Your Kids Make Mistakes?

Our kids will benefit from learning that adversity isn’t all bad, and mistakes aren’t the end of the world.

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Your foolproof guide to getting the kids out the door and organised for school.

11 Ways To Make Back-To-School Easier

Your foolproof guide to getting the kids out the door and organised for school.

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We wanted to fix things, just as we had done when our daughter was little; to lift her out of her sadness and confusion, apply the bandaid and make it all better.

Guiding Kids Through The Rough Times

We wanted to fix things, just as we had done when our daughter was little; to lift her out of her sadness and confusion, apply the bandaid and make it all better.

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I can't trust myself to let go. The dread of this day has been brewing in my stomach for weeks.

When The First Day Of School Is Harder For Mum

I can't trust myself to let go. The dread of this day has been brewing in my stomach for weeks.

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 Principal of The Kings School, Tim Hawkes, shares some thoughts on how to talk to your son and let him know you care.

How To Let Your Son Know You Love Him

 Principal of The Kings School, Tim Hawkes, shares some thoughts on how to talk to your son and let him know you care.

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Many of the subjects considered taboo in modern parenting are remarkably common. Perhaps you're ‘guilty’ of a few? 

5 Common Parenting Taboos

Many of the subjects considered taboo in modern parenting are remarkably common. Perhaps you're ‘guilty’ of a few? 

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Leaving children unattended for “an unreasonable amount of time” is against the law but many of us do leave our children at home. Natalie Ritchie looks at why.

Would You Leave Your Child Home Alone?

Leaving children unattended for “an unreasonable amount of time” is against the law but many of us do leave our children at home. Natalie Ritchie looks at why.

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Do you prefer one child over another or find motherhood boring? You may feel alone, but you're not.

Confessions Of A Less Than Perfect Mum

Do you prefer one child over another or find motherhood boring? You may feel alone, but you're not.

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