1. School Age

Connecting & communicating

After-school plays can help kids make school friends.
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    Spending special time with your child can help build your relationship. Get ideas for fun activities that parents, children and families can do together.

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    How to teach your child to speak politely, take turns talking, not talk back or interrupt, with tips on dealing with interrupting and talking back.

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    Death and dying can be hard to talk about with children. Make it easier with our guide to what to say, when to talk and how to answer children’s questions.

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    Bilingualism and raising bilingual children has both benefits and challenges for families. Get answers to frequently asked questions about bilingualism.

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    When you have a new baby, school-age children and teenagers might have many different and mixed feelings. Read tips for helping children and teens adjust.

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