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Have courage, be kind, and be skinny? 'Cinderella' waist shocks

Rachel Clun Oh dear, Disney. The fairytale powerhouse Disney has tried to spread some magic about its latest movie, Cinderella, but instead it managed to get the ...

10-year-old novice chosen to play heroine in classic tale, 'The BFG'

Livia Gamble A 10-year-old newcomer has cast in Steven Spielberg's movie adaptation of Roald Dahl's BFG.

Study claims kids' movies are actually 'hotbeds of murder and mayhem'

Livia Gamble A new study has declared kids' movies to be “rife with death and destruction”.

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Dad illustrates every funny thing his kid says

Rachel Clun One American dad decided to turn all the weird things his three-year-old says into a blog, called 'Spaghetti Toes'.

12-year-old author's book the answer for fussy eaters?

Cathy Jubb We know how challenging meal times can be when there’s a fussy eater sharing the table. But a new book encouraging kids to explore different tastes ...

A book of words and drawings to help kids start big school

A new book created by children for children is helping others cope with their first day of school.

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Monash University launches new educational app

Shaza Barbar Monash University has launched an educational app for children aged 8 to 12 designed to better engage students in their learning and improve literacy ...

Underage girl who befriended 200 men on internet 'could fill a prison on her own', says judge

A 13-year-old girl from Fife in Scotland is at the centre of a paedophile probe after contacting around 200 men online and exchanging indecent images

10 smartphone rules for my 12-year-old

Michelle Quinn My son knows he's getting a used iPhone for his 12th birthday. He's also getting a contract from his parents with rules, conditions and consequences - ...

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David Arquette buys $14K diamond ring for daughter Coco

Rachel Clun No Christmas present is too big for your 10-year-old daughter, especially if you're a celebrity.

7th Heaven's Stephen Collins wants people to know the truth about sexual abuse allegations

Livia Gamble Actor Stephen Collins has apologised for sexually abusing three young girls but said he has not had the “impulse to act in such a way” for 20 ...

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt steals the show at 'Unbroken' premiere

Livia Gamble Despite inheriting her mum’s good looks Shiloh Jolie-Pitt has inherited her dad, Brad Pitt’s style.

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Are summer holidays for down time or down to it?

Julia Proctor For some students, the long school holidays are a time to do little thinking and a lot of playing but some parents worry their academic achievement will ...

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Lego exhibition in Sydney Museum shows how world's great buildings stack up

Elissa Blake Towers of Tomorrow, a collection of landmark buildings from Asia and Australia realised in Lego offers viewers a unique opportunity to compare buildings ...

Festive activities to do with the kids in the lead up to Christmas

Shaza Barbar We've got a list of festive things to do with the kids as they impatiently wait for Christmas Day.