Month: May 2018

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Working Mums Tell their Stories

A new book brings together 27 powerful stories by working mums on the daily challenges of combining children, work and life. We speak with...

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Best of the Web: Developing Empathy, How to Raise a Human without Parenting Books, and Helping Kids Deal with Rejection

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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Community Connections

Mansfield Steiner School holds an annual fundraising bike ride for its sister school, Uai Laco School in Venilale, Timor Leste. Year 7 student Abigail...

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Mental Health Visits to Emergency by Young People Surge

New research by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute shows a big increase in young people with mental health issues seeking help in emergency departments.

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Morris Gleitzman: Why Our Young People Need Stories More than Ever

We speak with acclaimed children's author Morris Gleitzman about his role as Australia's Children's Laureate, and the power of stories to inspire.

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Best of the Web: Students Who Hate their Phones, Being a Resilient Parent, and Talking to Kids about Cambridge Analytica

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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Ten Tips for Creating Resilient Families

Mooch time, family rituals and knowing who's in charge - these are some of the tips from clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller for creating resilient...

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The Teenage Brain: There’s No Such Thing as Average

When it comes to understanding teenagers, we need to recognise that all teenagers are different, writes Lucy Foulkes.