Behaviour & Development

Questions & Answers

When should I begin preparing my daughter for getting her first period?

It's important that you discuss menstruation with your daughter as early as possible as many girls get their periods at quite a young age.
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My two kids are always competing with each other. Should I be worried?

Children can learn invaluable lessons from winning and losing. 
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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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How do I talk to my child about the birds and the bees?

Discussing the birds and the bees with your child can be a difficult subject to broach but it's important to get it right. 
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How do I encourage honesty in my school child?

It's important that your child knows how important it is to always tell the truth.
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When do children start lying?

Children can learn how to tell lies from a very early age, commonly by around three years of age.
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