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

Best of the Web: Does your Child have TikTok, Why Kids Lose Interest in Sport, Cultivating Kindness, and more

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

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How to Raise a Reader

Megan Daley's new book Raising Readers is a go-to resource for parents and educators wanting to instil a joy of reading in children. She...

A Guide to Making the Most of Uni Open Days

How to Get the Most Out of Uni Open Days

The university Open Day season is about to begin. Careers expert Helen Green gives practical tips and advice for you and your teenager to...

The Parents' Website | Young boy writing a story

Horror World, by Trinity Brincat

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: the Family Dog is your Teen’s Best Friend, When your Sibling is your Bully, Kids Tell Parents What they Think of Them, and more…

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

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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.