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6 Basic First Aid Skills Every Child Should Know
Over half of children ‘would feel helpless to act is they saw someone injured, new research suggests.
Children's mental health warning signs
Children as young as six are suffering from stress. Claire Spreadbury talks to Dr Preethi Daniel about the warning signs, and how you can help.
10 Children’s Sun Safety Tips
Before you jet off on a family sunshine holiday, make sure you’re familiar with these vital sun protection tips from a dermatologist
Teen Slang Translated: The New Words Every Parent Should Understand
Most parents don’t understand a lot of today’s teen-speak, so a language expert decodes some of the more popular and perplexing teenage slang
6 Ways to Keep the Kids Cool During the Coming Heatwave
It’s going to be a scorcher this week – here’s how to make sure the whole family is safe from too much sun
Here’s How to Help Them Process Social Media
From FOMO to gaining ‘likes’ and suffering low self-esteem, children and teens have it tough right now
6 Tips to Help Children Feel More Confident in the Water this Summer
As Disney launches a Family Fun Swim program, find out how parents can encourage kids to fall in love with swimming.
7 Reasons Children Should Learn Outside
Here’s why learning outside is so good for children
10 Ways to Help Protect Your Child’s Online Reputation
Internet Matters gives tips on how parents can help stop kids from sharing comments and photos they might regret later.
Right Time To Let Your Kids Have An Instagram Account
Social media rules suggest 13, but children half that age can be seen posting online.
Stepson Is Very Upset And Angry
Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises a woman who’s unsure how to handle her stepson’s emotional outbursts
Make Children More Resilient
If your child struggles to bounce back from adversity, here are a few ways to help make them mentally tougher
How Much Screen Time Should My Child Be Allowed?
An Oxford professor says there’s no single set answer – but how and why they’re engaging with screens is probably more important
Fussy eater
Being more relaxed, offering praise and learning about fruit and veg all help...
Mum and daughter
Yes, it’s actually possible to make kids listen without parents shouting.
Sibling Rivalry
You might have seen, you might have experienced it but there’s a way to stop your kids from going through it
A complete guide to the Blue Whale Challenge
Here's everything parents should know about the Blue Whale Challenge, with advice on how to protect your kids
Why Kids Lie And How To Deal With It
When, why and how to deal with children lying...
7 Tips To End The Struggles Of Brushing Children's Teeth
A Pediatric Dentist shares important tips to make mums lives easier...
Taking Your Child With Autism To The Dentist: What You Need To Know
10 tips for an stress-free first dental visit for you and your little one...
5 Revision Tips To Help Ease Stress During Exam Season
Educational experts reveal the best tips to revise for exams...
Ways to avoid peer pressure
Encourage your child to adopt these habits
Understanding Peer Pressures Your Child May Face
Just remember, saying 'no' doesn't make you a bad parent
Useful Ways to Reduce Sibling Rivalries
Ask any parent of more than one child and we're sure they'll agree, life with siblings in conflict is far from calm.
13 Things to Do Before Screen Time
Nowadays we are finding kids clinging onto technology and forgetting all about their responsibilities.
Safety at the Playground
While playgrounds are a great source of exercise and socialisation, parental supervision is still recommended.
Things to Do With Your Kids in the Summer Holidays
From one mum to you, here's some advice on handling the summer break
Teaching Stranger Danger to Your Children
While where you live might be considered safe, parents do need to be vigilant