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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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Hey Diddle Diddle: Why Nursery Rhymes Produce Successful Readers

Nursery rhymes might be unpopular with some parents, but as Diane Bourke explains, rhymers become readers.

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Get a Job: Tips for Teenagers on Finding Work

Part-time work for teenagers can give them money and independence. In this repost of her popular article, careers expert Helen Green offers some practical...

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Kids and Screen Time: Why Parents Should ‘Drop the Guilt’

A new book urges parents to 'embrace the good' that screens can offer. We speak to the author Anya Kamenetz.

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Ten Resolutions: How to Become a More Grateful Parent

Leading psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Madeline Levine suggests some essential parenting principles.

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eSafety Commissioner: We must all Step Up to Support Young Australians to Combat Cyberbullying (and Seek Help)

Independent Schools Victoria is encouraging schools to get involved in the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. In this post, eSafety Commissioner...

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Stay Calm and Carry On. How Parents can Help VCE students

Andrew Fuller's tips for parents supporting their VCE student has been one of our most popular posts. Here we republish the article.

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Curly Questions for Kids: Should we Ban Lollies?

This and other ethical questions are explored in Short & Curly, the innovative and fun ABC podcast for children and families. Producer Kyla Slaven...

/ 23 February 2018
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Dack Up for Tracky Dack Day

We're spreading the word about Tracky Dack Day, a fun fundraiser for schools to help sick kids and their families.

/ 22 February 2018