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Parents 'should follow five tips'

Parents should adopt a "five-a-day" approach, with daily activities to help children reach their full potential, a report has said.

Its steps include reading to their child, praising them and talking to them with the television switched off.

The think tank CentreForum says the government should start a national campaign promoting better parenting.

Luisa Baldini reports.

  • 04 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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