Entries by andrei

Helping with homework

Homework is an important part of your child’s education, and as a parent you can take steps to help your child get the most from it. Managing homework can be a source of tension. Three parents share the tips that helped them. Turn off the TV and other screens “The best thing I’ve ever done is ban […]

How to treat head lice and nits

Having head lice, also called nits, doesn’t mean you’re dirty. Children are most commonly affected, but anyone with hair can catch them. Head lice are tiny insects that live in human hair. They’re very small (about the size of a sesame seed) and are browny-grey in colour. They have six legs, each with a claw on […]