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Teenage girl talking on the phone

Failure to launch

Got a high school or university kid who zones out with TV instead of tackling his study? You might be part of the problem.

'You're so special'

Feeling valued is key to children's wellbeing; but some parents 'overvalue' their child, believing they are more special than others.

When your daughters are rivals

Comparing siblings, especially sisters, as a motivation tool is a recipe for disaster.

The odd girl out

My daughter is friends with a pair of twins, but gets on better with one. Can she invite one twin to hang out without the other?

Students starving themselves

Girls stressed by assessments are ending up in mental health units and starving themselves.

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