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School aged children

A school-age child brings much joy to the family, but also new challenges. This section offers diverse information, videos and links to families with 6–13-year-old children.

Three cheerful children are chatting on the way to school.

You can find information about, for example:


The child starts to do things more independently. Becoming independent and taking responsibility requires practice. As a parent and a guardian you can support your child’s learning.  


Everyday challenges can arise in contexts such as finding a nice hobby, managing social media, or bullying. 

Diverse support for the parents of school-age children, you can read more by visiting the parenthood and being an educator page or lack of networks and support, for example. 

You can always contact the child’s school in all school-related matters.


 



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29.08.2018 14:46

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After-school activities

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Hobbies

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