Lockdown 'actually a blessing' for children under eight - parenting expert
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There is still no set timeframe for when all students in level 3 will return to the classroom. Education Minister Chris Hipkins has indicated that primary school students could be back from November 15, but they're still working out the details. It is likely different year groups will attend on different days. So what effect does all this uncertainty have on children, and how do you keep them motivated? Parenting expert Nathan Wallis talks to Lisa Owen.  
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