Parenting News

Page 1 of 54
Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk
Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk July 4, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Jane Davidson realised she had a problem when the ocean started to look like the welcoming embrace of death. “Every day I used to walk along the beach front where I live and I thought: ‘I just want to go ... Read More »

NSW parents offered free face-to-face parenting support
NSW parents offered free face-to-face parenting support July 3, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of children with a disability in New South Wales are being offered two years of free evidence-based parenting support, under a world-first research project led by the University of Sydney. Free seminars and one-on-one parenting sessions are available through ... Read More »

A spoonful of parent interaction may help the medicine go down
A spoonful of parent interaction may help the medicine go down June 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The way parents interact with their chronically ill children could be the key to better treatment and better results. Researchers from The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program believe parents can improve health outcomes simply by interacting ... Read More »

Early intervention must embrace diversity, research shows
Early intervention must embrace diversity, research shows June 15, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Childhood assessment and early intervention approaches must do more for children from culturally diverse backgrounds, according to Charles Sturt University (CSU) research. Ms Sarah Verdon recently completed her PhD at CSU’s Faculty of Education and Research Institute for Professional Practice, ... Read More »

Squirt the therapy dog helps raise children’s literacy levels
Squirt the therapy dog helps raise children’s literacy levels June 13, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Deakin University researcher Dr Tony Chalkley has launched a fundraising campaign for a study into how therapy dogs raise literacy levels among primary school students. A well-regarded researcher and lecturer in media communication and former primary school teacher, Tony is ... Read More »

Early literacy study
Early literacy study June 12, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study is underway at Charles Sturt University (CSU) to better understand how very young children can be supported to write and draw at home and at childcare. Researchers from the University’s School of Education are examining the understanding ... Read More »

Family support is key to crime prevention
Family support is key to crime prevention June 11, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The long-term effects of family support on crime prevention in disadvantaged Australian communities have been relatively unknown until now. In an Australian first, using a longitudinal database of almost 5000 children between the ages of 4 and 12, Griffith University ... Read More »

Sleep apps: a toy or useful tools for assessing children’s sleep problems?
Sleep apps: a toy or useful tools for assessing children’s sleep problems? June 10, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Smartphone applications are not the best tool to assess sleep problems, according to research by Monash University. With up to 40% of children experiencing a range of sleep problems, parents are turning to specialised devices and smartphone apps, although it ... Read More »

Families find value in frugality
Families find value in frugality June 9, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Middle-income earners are just as thrifty as those less well-off when it comes to budgeting the family finances, QUT research has found. Researchers from QUT’s Science and Engineering Faculty investigated the budgeting techniques of families whose average household incomes were ... Read More »

Strength-based parenting improves children’s resilience and stress levels
Strength-based parenting improves children’s resilience and stress levels June 8, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children are more likely to use their strengths to effectively cope with minor stress in their life if they have parents who adopt a strength-based approach to parenting. In a ground breaking study published recently in the Journal Psychology, Professor ... Read More »







 
close

Join our FREE monthly Newsletter!

Simply enter your email and first name below:

Parenthub respects your privacy. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.
Please read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.