parenting

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 »

Caring for kids with disabilities and difficult toileting behaviours
Caring for kids with disabilities and difficult toileting behaviours June 22, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There is plenty of research telling us what most of us already suspected; that parents of children with disabilities are much more prone to stress, anxiety, depression and relationship strain than other parents. We also know that the level of ... Read More »

Getting to the point of parents’ fears
Getting to the point of parents’ fears June 20, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Queensland researchers are hoping to get to the pointy end of parents’ fears about childhood vaccinations by conducting an Australia-wide survey. A team from UQ’s Parenting and Family Support Centre is asking parents to participate in the survey ... 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 »

Parents urged to give themselves some loving
Parents urged to give themselves some loving June 6, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The struggle of parenting is real, but are mothers and fathers making the situation worse by failing to give themselves sufficient credit? University of Queensland School of Psychology’s Dr James Kirby has commenced a new study to examine the link ... Read More »

Take My Hand: Campaign to improve child pedestrian safety
Take My Hand: Campaign to improve child pedestrian safety June 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents are being urged to take their child’s hand when walking as part of a new road safety campaign launched today (Friday May 8), aimed at reducing child pedestrian injuries and deaths when crossing roads or in carparks. The Take ... Read More »

Child-focused family mediation service
Child-focused family mediation service May 30, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

QUT has launched the first university-run family mediation service in Australia to help separating couples make sound decisions for their children. The new QUT Family Mediation Service, being run in Brisbane by QUT Health Clinics, offers an affordable solution to ... Read More »

Sexting
Sexting May 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sexting or sending sexually explicit content via mobile phones, social networking sites or other digital technologies, is common amongst teenagers. While it’s often a fairly normal expression of teenage sexuality, there are also considerable risks associated with sexting, because an image ... Read More »

All about sexting
All about sexting May 22, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sexting is a new term which has received considerable attention in the Australian media recently. It has featured in news stories, television shows and movies. So what is sexting, how common is it amongst Australian teenagers and why do they ... Read More »







 
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