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Why you should (and shouldn’t) get your teen a smartphone this Christmas

Your teen has asked you for a smartphone for Christmas. Do you cave? We look at the benefits and downsides of this big step.
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How old should a child be before sleeping with a blanket?

Blankets can be comforting but they can also pose a danger. Here's when you can give your child one
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Teen temper tantrums do happen – here’s how to stop them

If your teenager is acting up, it's probably not about you. Here's what you can do
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Should your child earn an allowance?

How do you know if your child should be earning an allowance? Here's how to tell