Dietitian Q/A - Tips from the experts on fussy eaters Gestational diabetes mellitus Dealing with online and offline bullying Pass the parcel View our previous competition winners!

Dietitian Q/A - Tips from the experts ...

Eating can seem like a simple behaviour, when in fact one in two infants and toddlers are reported by their parents to have feeding problems. Up to 40% of children may be fussy eaters or picky eaters for a period of...

Gestational diabetes mellitus

Fast Facts Approximately 1 in 20 pregnant women will develop gestational diabetes You have an increased risk if you have a family history of Type 2 Diabetes, are overweight or have previously birthed a baby...

Dealing with online and offline bullying

Fast Facts Bullying is an ongoing attempt to intimidate, hurt, belittle and isolate the individual or group. Children who are more likely to bully others often experience power imbalances and aggression from...

Pass the parcel

Age For toddlers and above. Most suitable for preschoolers and primary schoolers. As kids get older, playing pass the parcel will continue to develop their motor skills and hand eye coordination as well as test...

View our previous competition winners!

Check our list of competition winners  to see if YOU are one of the lucky winners!

Competitions

Win 1 of 5 kids movies prize packs
Win 1 of 5 kids movies prize packs April 29, 2016

Thanks to Roadshow Entertainment we are giving away 5 x DVD packs including “Danger Mouse: Mission Improbable” & “Rabbids Invasion: Rabbid 2.0” Danger Mouse: Mission Improbable: The World’s Greatest Secret ... Read More»

Win 1 of 2 Frilled Lizard Robots – a robotic pet you can build by yourself!
Win 1 of 2 Frilled Lizard Robots – a robotic pet you can build by yourself! April 29, 2016

Thanks to Yellow Octopus we are giving away 2 x Frilled Lizard Robot kits, valued at $84.99 each. Build your own Frilled Lizard Robot When something wins the prestigious title of Australian ... Read More»

News

Managing drug risks at youth music festivals
Managing drug risks at youth music festivals May 3, 2016

Education and harm minimisation strategies such as pill testing should be considered as a means of reducing the most risky behaviour of illicit drug use at large music and youth ... Read More»

60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID
60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID May 2, 2016

Australia’s bottle shops are selling alcohol to teenagers without checking their age, a Deakin University study has found. Researchers with Deakin’s Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED) monitored ... Read More»

Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence
Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence May 1, 2016

Far greater investment in training programs designed specifically to raise awareness of the harms experienced by children exposed to family violence is needed, according to new research. A research team ... Read More»

Teens

Mental health support for Australian families
Mental health support for Australian families May 2, 2016

Help for children and adolescents Help for parents and carers Where children and adolescents can get help There are a range of telephone and web-based counselling services available for young ... Read More»

Psychotherapist Q/A – Expert advice on how to discipline children
Psychotherapist Q/A – Expert advice on how to discipline children March 12, 2016

Fast Facts: Shaming is not discipline as children can’t distinguish between their impulses or actions and themselves. Shaming condemns the child, not the behaviour, and makes a child feel bad ... Read More»

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family January 25, 2016

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, ... Read More»







 
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