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My Tiny Toddler: A Letter to you on your Birthday

Natalie Moutafis' toddler has just turned two. She wrote a letter to him on his birthday.

/ 25 January 2019
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How to Help Children Deal with Stress and Anxiety

Clinical psychologist Faye Evans offers some practical advice for parents in helping their child deal with stressful situations.

/ 7 December 2018
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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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My Tiny Human: How Do you Choose a School?

He's years away from starting school, but in her latest My Tiny Human parenting blog, Natalie Moutafis is already pondering which school will be...

/ 9 November 2018

Listening and Asking: What I’ve Learnt About Parenting

Michael Broadstock reflects on how the Feuerstein approach to children's thinking and learning has had a big impact on his parenting - and what...

/ 12 October 2018
How Parent Shaming Undermines Us | Image of girl waving goodby to her mum

How Parent Shaming Undermines Us

The recent trend of criticising helicopter parents is the latest in a long history of undermining parents, writes Frank Furedi.

/ 21 September 2018
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My Tiny Human: Mum’s Guilt

With an almost two-year-old and a return to part-time work, Natalie Moutafis is getting acquainted with mother's guilt. Read her first My Tiny Human...

/ 7 September 2018
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Protecting Children Online: A Community Responsibility

Parents are at the frontline of keeping children safe online, but all of us have a role in protecting children from harm, writes eSafety...

/ 7 September 2018
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Chief Scientist: What Our Children Need to Know

Australia's Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel makes the case for teaching children subject content - concepts, facts and principles - and not just generic...