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Top 20 Friends episodes over twenty years

Adrian Lowe 1:56pm Here are 20 of the best episodes of Friends to celebrate one of TV’s most loved sitcoms.

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Lupita Nyong'o and Elmo are comfortable in their skin

Lupita Nyong’o visited Sesame Street to talk with Elmo about skin and self-love.

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Best of the school holiday films

Rob Lowing We review the best and worst flicks - and tell you what to watch out for, like those extra charges for seeing new films on the biggest screens and that ...

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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.

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'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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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's missing chapter revealed

A chapter of children's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which was cut from the final version has been published for the first time.

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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.

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Games

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.

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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 ...

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How a hashtag changed the way the media treat children

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

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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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What makes kids happy?

Michaela Fox It’s not the latest gadget or digital device. It doesn’t cost money and it can’t be downloaded. It is pure and it is instinctive.

Seymour Centre new home to Sydney Children's Festival

Elissa Blake Sydney's biggest arts festival for kids has a new home and a new outlook.

Drama helping to boost kids' confidence

Livia Gamble Enrolling kids in drama is a great way parents can boost their child’s confidence.