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How to Build Healthy Motivation in Your Child

New work from researchers at Harvard University looks at how we can help children develop the right kind of motivation.

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Cyberbullying: How to Help your Child

eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant tells parents how they can spot the signs their child is being cyberbullied - and what they can do...

Shining a Light on Energy Poverty

Beaconhills College students are using solar power to make a profound difference to children and families in developing countries. Read about their work in...

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Best of the Web: Making a Thriving Child, the Childhood Obesity Crisis, Concierge Parents, and the School Camp Blues

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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Andrew Fuller: How Students can use their Learning Strengths

Leading clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller has developed a new approach to identify a student's learning strengths.

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Why the Middle Years Matter

The middle years of childhood were once considered ages where not much was happening, writes the University of Melbourne's Dr Lisa Mundy. Now, it's...

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Best of Web: Why Homework Matters, Nurturing Parenting, Coping with Traumatic News, and Giving Kids Hands-on Money Experience

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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How Good Nutrition can Boost the Mood of Kids and Teens

Leading adolescent and child psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg has co-authored a new book on mood-boosting snacks for kids and teenagers.