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Lorde releases Hunger Games song, 'Yellow Flicker Beat'

9:58am Lorde, who is curating the entire Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 soundtrack, released the film's haunting new single Monday.

'Jurassic World' director tweets potential huge plot hint

Colin Trevorrow, the director of the upcoming Jurassic World, is a real dinosaur tease.


'The Fault in Our Stars', kids' don't need to read about sex

Livia Gamble 'The Fault in Our Stars' novel has been pulled from the Riverside Unified School District middle schools reading list for being inappropriate for the age ...

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Thor's female identity remains a mystery

Josh Dickey 12:36pm Thor is becoming a woman this week, and the comic book horde hath questions.


Andy Griffiths, what really makes kids' laugh

Livia Gamble "Kids’ have a vast appetite for the mayhem and the dark side of life," says Andy Griffiths, who at 53 knows exactly what kids' find funny.


'Mothers Grimm', a collection of stories about mothers of the imperfect kind

Linda Morris Remember the story of Hansel and Gretel? Author Danielle Wood transforms the dark woods into a childcare centre in her stories about the heartache of ...


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Social media sites may pay the price for cyber bullying

Matthew Knott The federal government is considering fining social media sites over cyber bullying in an effort to protect young people.



Teens make tampon video game to destigmatise periods

Hannah Francis Two teenage school girls are tackling sexism in the gaming industry with their own video game that features tampons instead of weapons.


Father films daughter taking selfies in the backseat

Dennis Green Kids these days - they're just obsessed with taking selfies.

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Jamie Oliver: "I was pulling pints at age 10"

Matthew Stadlen Food has been central to Oliver's life since he was an eight-year-old boy helping out in the gastro pub his parents still run in the Essex village of ...


How a hashtag changed the way the media treat children

Sarah Macdonald On consent, permission, control and the celebrity mum.


Angelina Jolie reveals wedding dress with embroidered drawings by kids

Rachel Clun Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have released images of their secret wedding that took place last month – including images of Jolie’s custom-designed ...

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Are school holidays the hardest part of parenting?

With two children aged nine and five, Elana Benjamin squares up for the challenge of playing school-holiday CEO.

Why iPad playgrounds are a bad idea for shops and kids

Maggie Dent A Canadian shopping centre thought it was a good idea to replace their indoor child playground with an iPad bank but parents aren't impressed and for ...

'Let it Go' the top tune to entertain kids in the car, study

Livia Gamble Research conducted by music psychologist Dr Ruth Herbert found the most popular and effective means of entertaining kids in the car.