Month: June 2019

The Parents' Website | Image of mother working while her child plays

Mothers Tell their Stories of Navigating Work and Childcare, over the Generations

Public debates about mothers and work remain mired in the rational and economic, writes Carla Pascoe Leahy. But her interviews with generations of Australian...

Making Better Dads: Dads' Groups Bring fathers and their Kids together

Making Better Dads

The Fathering Project is helping to equip fathers become the best dads they can be. Read how a simple idea of Dads' Groups based...

The Parents' Website | Young boy writing a story

The Caterpillars and the Bush, by Emily Lam

The Short Story Competition run as part of our Arts Learning Festival showcased the creative talents of Victorian students. We've asked winners to record...

Best of the web: blue and white illustration shows technology icons coming out of a computer screen

Best of the Web: Setting your Teen Free, Letting Kids Fail Often, Getting the Adults Out of Kids’ Sport, and more…

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

The Parents' Website | Image of boys using a wellness app

Logging on to Relaxation

Gamifying wellbeing is part of a new program that's helping students to de-stress and maintain focus.

The Parents' Website | Image of boy with cardboard plane wings

Thinking about the Write Stuff

Michael Broadstock is using the Feuerstein approach to thinking and learning with his children. A model airplane building session with his son was an...

The Parents' Website | Students from Strathcona ban plastic straws

Students go Green by Lobbying Principal to Ban Plastic Straws

Plastic straws are now banned at the Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School canteen, thanks to the efforts of a group of primary students. Find...

Best of the web: blue and white illustration shows technology icons coming out of a computer screen

Best of the Web: Dads Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes, Hard Work doesn’t Always Pay Off, and Navigating Parent-Teacher Interviews, and more

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