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Technoference: the Habit Parents should Drop

Is your child competing for attention with your mobile phone? Here are seven tips to reduce screen time and increase family time.

/ 8 February 2019
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Do your Kids a Favour – Make them Walk

Driving children to and from school has created a 'backseat generation' that is missing out on vital exercise.

/ 7 February 2019
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Lessons in Resilience: Teaching your Child How to Cope

Resilience isn't predetermined, and we can teach our children coping skills, writes the University of Melbourne's Professor Erica Frydenberg.

/ 6 February 2019
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Best of the Web: Improving Father-Daughter Connections, Teaching Self-Compassion to Kids and Setting Positive Goals in Year 12

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

/ 6 February 2019
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/ 1 February 2019
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eSafety Commissioner’s 5 Tips for Back-to-School Online Safety

The start of the school year is the perfect time to consider the online safety of your children. Julie Inman Grant, the eSafety Commissioner,...

/ 25 January 2019

Want to be a Doctor? This is What it Takes

Dr Ranjana Srivastava's new book is an insider's account of a life in medicine. It's a must-read for students who want to be a...

/ 25 January 2019
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Best of the Web: Instant Gratification Behind Teen Anxiety, the Shallowness of Skim Reading, and No Time to be a More Productive Parent

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

/ 25 January 2019

Be Good for Something

Three friends on a train to Paris overpowered a terrorist, and became heroes. Michelle Green, Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria, draws on their...

/ 13 December 2018