Development & Behaviour

Reader's Respond: Why I let my son play with dolls

Our readers respond to an article about boys and dolls.

Development & Behaviour

Why I let my son play with dolls

It's an outdated notion that boys shouldn't play with dolls. Why do the older generation have such a problem letting this idea go?

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How to handle the never-ending 'why' questions

A developmental explosion has your toddler asking all sorts of questions - and it's a good thing.

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The ultimate WORST places to take your kids

Where only the brave will go (with kids).

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Parents respond to out-of-control tantrums

What do you do when your child's tantrums are out of control?

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New search engine for kids

Kiddle: a new, safe search engine just for kids.

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Out-of-control tantrum: what would you do?

If your child had an out of control tantrum like this, what would you do? Watch this video and tell us how you feel.

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How much does nursery school really cost?

Choosing the right nursery school can be a headache, especially when it comes to calculating the actual price. We break down the most common preschool expenses: from school fees and admin levies to raffle tickets and teachers' gifts.

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"My food is too cute to eat!"

Boy refuses to eat dinner because it's 'too cute' to eat.

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Let’s paint it all

Help your preschooler develop her dexterity.

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5 discipline mistakes we all make

Discipline is tricky to get right. But there are a few toddler-taming no-nos you should avoid.

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Actor's son sees for the first time

Australian actor, Shane Jacobson urges all parents to be sure about their children's vision.

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Are you a lawnmower parent?

Are we trying too hard to give our children the things we never had?

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How to avoid a teary first day of playschool

For many that first day of playschool ends in floods of tears. How can you avoid this for you and your tot? 

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How to pick a preschool

Have you made the right choice? Does early childhood education really make such a big difference?

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"How do you afford being a single parent?"

And other questions single parents are tired of hearing.

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Making first friends

Forging those early relationships with her peers is a lot more work for your tot than you think.

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What type of Facebook parent are you?

8 types of moms you're guaranteed to find on Facebook.
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Between the ages of 1 and 2 your child will begin to interact with peers, but will mainly look what the other kids are doing and play on his own, but within speaking distance from other children.

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