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Evidence-based parenting: how to deal with aggression, tantrums and defiance

Evidence-based parenting: how to deal with aggression, tantrums and defiance Children can become more and more skilled in the art of oppositional behaviour, and increasingly harder to discipline. Suzanne Tucker/Shutterstock David J Hawes, University of Sydney Anyone who has raised children or grown up with siblings knows there are some bumpy times in a child’s life. When the smallest upset […]

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Why your kids might be able to see better if they play outdoors more often

Why your kids might be able to see better if they play outdoors more often There are many health benefits to kids playing outdoors, not the least of which is preventing myopia. wavebreakmedia/www.shutterstock.com Karla Zadnik, The Ohio State University and Don Mutti, The Ohio State University The ready availability of technology may make the children of today faster at configuring […]

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Don’t use technology as a bargaining chip with your kids

Don’t use technology as a bargaining chip with your kids How often do you take away your kid’s phone? RoongsaK/Shutterstock Joanne Orlando, Western Sydney University Do you take away your teenager’s phone to manage their behaviour? Maybe when they arrive home late from a party or receive a bad report card? Confiscating, time-limiting or permitting additional access to technology has […]

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