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    How to tame your teen

    Wish you could get inside your teen's head? Now you can (well, sort of). Queen Anne's head Julia Harrington busts the myths using actual science.

  • Back to school blues?

    Ding ding! Uniforms are ironed, pencils are sharpened, but going back to school can be stressful. Here, teachers offer their top tips for kids (and parents).

  • Marked wooden school door with metals sign Exam Room Enter

    Surviving Exam Results…

    ...Because it's not just the kids who are bricking it on GSCE and A level results days this year, right?

  • Marked wooden school door with metals sign Exam Room Enter

    Tool up for exam success

    If your teen's stress levels are entering the red zone, Esther of Gym For The Mind has some top tips to prevent a meltdown of epic proportions.

  • Girl jumping for joy in exercise gear by a shabby cream wall

    Give your kids a happiness MOT

    Think kids don't have a care in the world? It's a jungle out there and young people are struggling. Muddy went on a Mental Health Course to learn about wellbeing.

  • 7 things to ask at Open Days

    Cut through the puff and make school visits work. Rachel Dent, head of The Abbey, gives her top tips.

  • Are your kids safe?

    IT expert Barnaby Relf of IT As A Service helps to keep you in the loop and your kids safe online.

  • Beat the back to school blues

    Going back to school can be stressful for kids. Children's life coach Lisa Parkes gives her top tips to prepare them for the new year.

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