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My Tiny Human: Five Things my Toddler has Taught Me

As her toddler approaches his second birthday, our parenting blogger Natalie Moutafis reflects on what has changed, and what her son has taught her.

/ 23 November 2018
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Best of the Web: Why Gap Years are Good, School Report Talks, and Being a Kindness Role Model for your Child

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

/ 23 November 2018
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The Birthday Effect: Making Sure a Birth Date doesn’t Disadvantage Children

Children who are older than their peers in school tend to do better. How can we mitigate the Birthday Effect?

/ 9 November 2018
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Art Smarts: Tips for Connecting Kids to the World of Art

Having conquered the National Gallery of Victoria, Diane Bourke recently took her grandsons to Mona in Tasmania. In this first of a two-part series,...

/ 9 November 2018
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Best of the Web: Teens Who Don’t Read Books, Family Life Without Devices, and Teaching Kids What News to Trust

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

/ 9 November 2018
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Community Connections – Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School

Students at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School are donating their lunchtimes to help those in need.

/ 26 October 2018
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Class Placements: The Case Against Allowing Children to Choose their Class

At this time of year, class lists can be a hot topic and many parents might be doing everything they can to enable their...

/ 26 October 2018
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Best of the Web: Supporting Teens Finishing High School, Don’t Use Food to Reward, Encouraging Forgiveness, and Making Friends

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

/ 26 October 2018
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Controlling your Digital Life: the One Thing you Can Do Right Now

Neuroscience strategist Jill Sweatman is returning to Independent Schools Victoria to present seminars for parents and teachers.

/ 23 October 2018