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Michael Grose

What role should your relatives and friends play in raising your child? Should they be called Uncle and Aunty? How do you recognise the place of godparents and other important adults? Here are some thoughts and ideas.............

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Michael Grose

Australians can learn an important lesson from New Yorkers about  kids and play.

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Michael Grose

Getting on the same page with young people is a challenge for many parents. Often they’ll listen to their friends, and even their friends’ parents, before they listen to their own parents.

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You'll Pay

16 April
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Michael Grose

Many sibling disputes are essentially about dominance or more accurately, restoring the balance of power.

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Michael Grose

Children tune into tone of voice as much as the words. Tone of voice indicates mood & intent. Children will often ignore the words if they are not matched by your tone of voice.



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Michael Grose

What do you think when you hear kids swear in public?
Teaching kids to use appropriate language is trickier now than in the past. Standards have changed.

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Michael Grose

There is a cultural element to sibling bonding.

The research indicates that siblings tend to be closer in

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Size matters

26 March
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Michael Grose

The move to small families is more significant than we think.