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A teenager’s perspective

Teddington’s Anna Dutton, 22, is an aspiring writer and blogger who began suffering from mental health issues in her teens. Here, she looks at how parents can help when they suspect all is not well

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Melinda Wills McHugh and her 12-year-old son brave the high ropes at Esher's newest attraction, the Skywalk Adventure at Sandown Park more

18 Jan 2018 11:15 Kids/Schools

Could a gift experience be just the ticket for your hard-to-buy-for teenager? Samantha Laurie plays Santa more

28 Nov 2017 10:37 Kids/Schools

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Easter revision courses have never been more popular. Samantha Laurie looks at the key players more

22 Nov 2017 16:50 Kids/Schools

4 STARS. Sharon Wallace and her children enjoy a fine old time at Little Goats, a Rose Theatre show for under 6s at the Richard Mayo Centre in Kingston more

9 Nov 2017 11:20 Kids/Schools

Alison Hunt visits Surrey’s newest soft play centre to find out what's on offer more

2 Nov 2017 09:54 Kids/Schools

Santa's got a busy schedule for Christmas, but he's taking time out to meet children at grottos near you – make sure you've been nice this year! more

1 Nov 2017 16:07 Kids/Schools

Are British kids ready for American-style summer camps? Samantha Laurie looks at the best residential kids camps in Blighty. more

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Don’t want to go back to the office? Try the kitchen table instead. Samantha Laurie on child-related franchises more

25 Oct 2017 17:25 Kids/Schools

Does your animal have feathers? Does your animal have two legs? Kids can enjoy a fun wetlands-themed game of Guess Who? at the London Wetlands Centre over the autumn half term more

17 Oct 2017 10:31 Kids/Schools

Garsons sells 10,000 pumpkins every year in the lead up to Halloween and grows the impressive Racer variety on its 155-acre PYO fields. We get some expert advice from the farm's team on how to carve the perfect Halloween pumpkin... more

22 Sep 2017 12:23 Kids/Schools

A children’s nursery has opened in a residential home for the elderly in Wandsworth. Samantha Laurie explores the benefits more

18 Sep 2017 14:17 Kids/Schools

Every parent wants to know how their child's day was at school but more often than not they are tired and hungry just when we want to hear about their day more

13 Sep 2017 17:51 Kids/Schools

Every parent wants the best school for their child – but what does "best" mean? Former Good Schools Guide writer and professional education adviser, Suzie Oweiss, lists her top schools in Surrey for sporting excellence more

4 Sep 2017 17:20 Kids/Schools

Every parent wants the best school for their child – but what does "best" mean? Former Good Schools Guide writer and professional education adviser, Suzie Oweiss, lists her top schools in Surrey for musical excellence more

4 Sep 2017 14:48 Kids/Schools

Every parent wants the best school for their child – but what does "best" mean? Former Good Schools Guide writer and professional education adviser, Suzie Oweiss, lists her top schools in Surrey offering the IB (International Baccalaureate) more

4 Sep 2017 12:05 Kids/Schools

Ready for 2017’s best Halloween treats without the tricks? Check out our round-up of the spookiest events in Surrey & SW London this Halloween more

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Choristers receive a taste of musical heaven. The joy is infectious, says Catherine Whyte more

22 Aug 2017 12:44 Kids/Schools

“Remember, remember, the fifth of November...” – here are some of the most spectacular local bonfire and firework nights in the area more

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