parenting

Car seats
Car seats August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Car seats are the best way to ensure children are safe when travelling in a car. They provide proper protection for small bodies when they are used correctly. However there are many things to consider when buying, installing and securing ... Read More »

Correct use of car seats in Australia
Correct use of car seats in Australia August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A car seat or child restraint is a device which fits into the sitting space of a car to restrain a child while travelling. The top of the seat is attached to an anchor point and the bottom is held ... Read More »

Types of car seats
Types of car seats August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Many different types of car restraints are available. Different types are suitable for use by babies and children up to 10 years of age. In Australia car restraints are grouped into four distinct types. There are also combination types. Using a ... Read More »

Laws governing car seats in Australia
Laws governing car seats in Australia August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Using a safe car seat is not just a responsible things for parents and other adults to do when they travel in a car with children, it’s has many safety benefits and is legal requirement in all Australian States and Territories. There ... Read More »

Choosing the right car seat
Choosing the right car seat August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The right car seat to choose depends on your child’s age and size. It’s important to buy the right type of child restraint, as Australian laws do not only state children up to seven years of age must travel in ... Read More »

Using a car seat correctly
Using a car seat correctly August 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Once you have chosen the right type of car seat for you baby or child, you’ll need to put aside time to install it correctly in your car and secure your child safely in it every time you drive. It’s not ... Read More »

Five tips for parental guilt
Five tips for parental guilt August 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Do you ever feel guilty about your parenting? UQ Triple P Innovation Precinct Head Mr John Pickering shares his top tips on dealing with parental guilt. Read more on The Conversation and listen to his interview on ABC Sydney 702 ... Read More »

Toppling furniture: Anchor it and protect a child
Toppling furniture: Anchor it and protect a child August 25, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Small children have died or suffered serious injuries from unstable furniture that has tipped over. You can help prevent death or serious injury to small children from toppling furniture. Hazards Injuries and deaths Consumer research – April 2015 Safety tips ... Read More »

Want to boost your toddler’s development? Put a toy chicken on your head!
Want to boost your toddler’s development? Put a toy chicken on your head! August 22, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Parents who joke and pretend with their children are teaching them important life skills, research by the University of Sheffield has revealed. The study showed that children as young as 16 months old naturally learn the difference between joking and ... Read More »

Confidence keeps new parents strong
Confidence keeps new parents strong August 16, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Just months after her daughter Jayne was born, Amelia was a sleep-deprived zombie. Breastfeeding was a nightmare, the baby kept her awake most of the night – and Amelia spiralled into postnatal depression. It’s a familiar story for many new ... Read More »







 
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