Fine motor skill development milestones for preschoolers- 3-4 years Easter egg hunt alternatives Baby jam and cream scones How to choose parenting books	View our previous competition winners!

Fine motor skill development milestones for preschoolers- ...

From three to four years children’s fine motor skills improve remarkably, as their gross motor and other skills also improve. Their finger muscles increase in strength and their hand-eye coordination and hand contro...

Easter egg hunt alternatives

Age 2-12 Duration of activity Depending on age and which activities you chose, alternative Easter hunts can last for anything from a few minutes to a few hours. Materials/equipment The materials and equipment...

Baby jam and cream scones

This healthy baby food recipe for jam and cream scones uses yoghurt and 100% fruit jam. Older kids will love this healthy snack too. Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: No cooking Difficulty rating: Easy A

How to choose parenting books

Kids don’t come with guidebooks but in the 21st century parents can access a wealth of information about parenting in books. Whether you’re after information about how to care for and feed a newborn, ideas for...

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Competitions

Win 1 of 5 Google Play $50 Gift Cards
Win 1 of 5 Google Play $50 Gift Cards April 2, 2015

Enjoy entertainment unbound with this Google Play $50 gift card, which offers access to your favourite media and allows you to explore and purchase music, movies, books, Android apps and ... Read More»

Win 1 of 3 beautiful personalised Circles of Love necklaces – the perfect Mother’s Day gift!
Win 1 of 3 beautiful personalised Circles of Love necklaces – the perfect Mother’s Day gift! April 2, 2015

Thanks to Belle Fever we are giving away 3 beautiful designed personalised “Circles of Love Necklace Trees” (Two Tone – Gold & Silver), valued at $169 each. An intriguing design ... Read More»

News

Exploring the power of music in children
Exploring the power of music in children March 26, 2015

Three music education leaders will present research at a public lecture this month showing the advantages children can gain from music. University of Queensland School of Music Head Professor Margaret ... Read More»

Importance of dental health in pregnancy
Importance of dental health in pregnancy March 25, 2015

Assistant Minister for Health Jai Rowell recently launched a new video resource aimed at providing women with practical advice on maintaining good dental health during pregnancy. Mr Rowell said the ... Read More»

Researcher says non-conforming students don’t need ‘fixing’
Researcher says non-conforming students don’t need ‘fixing’ March 24, 2015

A Victoria University psychology researcher says students who don’t ‘fit in’ at school – socially, academically or behaviourally – don’t necessarily require ‘fixing’ by school authorities. Dr Tim Corcoran, a ... Read More»

Raising teenagers

Children & Alcohol
Children & Alcohol December 17, 2014

Transcript Children, teenagers and alcohol is something that does exercise our minds, particularly as the holiday season approaches. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. It’s probably fair to say it’s something that ... Read More»

Sexpert Q/A – Sexting in Teens
Sexpert Q/A – Sexting in Teens November 29, 2014

Reader question My sixteen year old son left his mobile phone lying in reach of his three year old brother the other day. When I rescued it, the first thing ... Read More»

Exams
Exams November 11, 2014

Transcript Exam time can be stressful for students and for parents as well. But it doesn’t have to be. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. It’s amazing how quickly the years go ... Read More»







 
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