Parents and parenting

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Traumatised teens can turn their lives around – but they need help | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Daniel Dylan Wray’s article about escaping the shadow of his abusive father

05, Feb, 2023 @5:25 PM

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It’s never too early to chat to your kids about online safety | Sarah Ayoub
Showing your child you are interested in their digital world is the first step in making cybersecurity a regular topic of conversation

Sarah Ayoub

05, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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How far should we go with gene editing in pursuit of the ‘perfect’ human?
As the world’s top human genome editing researchers gather in London, the ethical issues posed by pioneering scientific advances will be high on their agenda

Robin McKie Science editor

05, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Putting up a shelf? How hard can that be?
My sleeves are rolled, I’m ready. It’s time to wield the electric drill… The only problem is that my children are watching

Séamas O’Reilly

05, Feb, 2023 @9:15 AM

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Featuring death and grief in children’s books can equip them with skills to navigate emotional terrain
We don’t need to overload young people with everything that adults carry, but we should be as truthful as we can for their age

Nova Weetman

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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NHS fines mothers for claiming free prescriptions while pregnant
Pregnant women are entitled to free medication, but without a maternity exemption certificate they face bills of hundreds of pounds

Anna Tims

04, Feb, 2023 @3:14 PM

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‘A much more creative approach’: remote learning may be over, but home schooling in Australia is on the rise
Even as the number of home schooled children in many states has recently doubled, experts say if you are considering the switch, do it for the right reasons

Caroline Riches

03, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘Don’t tell us the bad news all at once’: how to talk to kids about grown-up things
Abortion, toxic masculinity, human extinction ... What’s the best way to talk to children about the big issues of the day? We ask the experts

Laura Potter

03, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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We get £5 a week extra now our baby is born. I’ve considered working illegally | Paul
Asylum seekers like me, who came here fleeing for our lives via a legal route, are still treated like the enemy when we are not allowed to work, says Paul, an asylum seeker


01, Feb, 2023 @12:06 PM

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A moment that changed me: I saw my father in court – and knew I had to turn my life around
Face to face with the man I had grown up hating, I realised what a pathetic figure he was. Suddenly I was free to focus on my own future

Daniel Dylan Wray

01, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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I fear for my trans daughter’s future in the UK | Letter
Letter: The father of an 11-year-old fears that removing all hope of being medicated will lead to needless suffering for her and other young trans people

31, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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Husband review – family-man study is Made in Chelsea meets Curb Your Enthusiasm
Docu-comedy follows married directors Josh Appignanesi and Devorah Baum to New York in a subtle follow-up to The New Man

Peter Bradshaw

31, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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