Communicating & Connecting

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How do I speak to my five to eight year old about school?

When you ask your child about their school day, try to use open-ended questions. An open-ended question will invite answers that are longer than just ‘yes’, ‘no’ or ‘OK’.
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Why is my primary school child talking back?

When you tell your child that it’s time for bed and all you hear back is, “You’re stupid!” Does this mean that you have years ahead of you of being back-chatted?
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Should I get to know my child's friends parents?

Most parents worry about their child going to a friend's house when they don't know the parents. 
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How can I help my child make friends at school?

There are many ways that you can help your child make friends at school. 
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Children at school are always putting each other down. What can I do?

Being put down is never fun, and if it’s happening to your child at school, you need to find out why, and what you can do to help.
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