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    Autism, ADD, anxiety…

    Are our children in crisis? Psychologist Sarah Warley believes neuroscience can help. Muddy gets a crash course.

  • 7 things to ask at school Open Days

    Been to look around a school for your child and felt none-the-wiser about whether it will suit them? We've nobbled Rachel Dent, the head of top girl's school The Abbey, to help make Open Days work for you.

  • How to tame your teen

    Has your little darling become Kevin The Teenager? We've asked a top parenting expert for advice.

  • No more couch potato kids

    Overstretched parents, tech-addicted kids and, shockingly, exercise levels dropping from the age of seven - what can be done to help children get moving again?

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    Is your child superhuman?

    Prestigious Head of The Abbey Junior School gives her thoughts on extra-curricular activities and the ever-increasing pressures on children.

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    How to help your kids feel happy

    Who'd be a child these days? Three children in every classroom have a diagnosed mental illness, and hospitalisations from self-harm have doubled in the last three years. We say enough! Muddy talks to a top head teacher about practical ways we can help our kids find happiness.

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