parenting

Childhood obesity not linked to nutrition knowledge
Childhood obesity not linked to nutrition knowledge April 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

University of the Sunshine Coast Psychology research into obesity in infants and toddlers has found that a mother’s nutrition knowledge has no effect on her, or her child’s, weight. USC student Chelsea Sutherland’s recently-completed Honours research found that the only ... Read More »

Parents urged to be safer with baby slings
Parents urged to be safer with baby slings April 8, 2014 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

With three deaths in Australia associated with baby slings and a new QUT study finding almost one in 20 infants have been injured or narrowly avoided injury in slings, researchers are working with the Office of Fair Trading Queensland to ... Read More »

Making Easter for children a positive celebration filled with love
Making Easter for children a positive celebration filled with love April 7, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There’s more to Easter than chocolate eggs. With all the evidence that kids should avoid sugary, fatty food, there’s plenty of reason to make the focus of your family’s Easter something other than chocolate. Easter is traditionally a celebration of ... Read More »

Should I raise my kids bilingually?
Should I raise my kids bilingually? April 6, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As one in four Australians is now born outside of Australia, many children are growing up with other languages spoken at home. Should parents speak to their child in their first language, or attempt to speak to them in English? ... Read More »

Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments
Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments April 5, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40% lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call “secure attachment” — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these ... Read More »

Many don’t know why breastfeeding is important
Many don’t know why breastfeeding is important March 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A concerning amount of people, especially men, acknowledge that breastfeeding is important to a child’s health – but struggle to identify the reasons why. As part of a Healthway-funded project, researchers from Curtin analysed data from five nutrition monitoring surveys ... Read More »

Kylie the kangaroo to help kids beat bushfire trauma
Kylie the kangaroo to help kids beat bushfire trauma March 20, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As the Australian bushfire season draws to a close, a new animated video from the ANU-based Trauma and Grief Network will help parents and children recover from the trauma of a bushfire. “This short video is a tool for parents ... Read More »

40% of children have poor sleep schedules and 20% are sleep deprived
40% of children have poor sleep schedules and 20% are sleep deprived March 14, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sleep is vital for healthy bodies and minds, but worrying research shows one in five Australian children don’t get enough of it. Sleep specialists are using World Sleep Day on March 14 to head into schools across Australia and New ... Read More »

Tackling bullying head on
Tackling bullying head on March 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

ACU and the NRL team up to arm kids against schoolyard bullies. It’s hard to imagine a strapping rugby league player being bullied as a school kid. Yet for many in the NRL episodes of bullying were a common occurrence, ... Read More »

Preparing kids for disaster could help mobilise the whole community
Preparing kids for disaster could help mobilise the whole community March 4, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Enabling kids to become active participants in disaster resilience and education programs could not only reduce their fears. It could also have a potential motivational role in mobilising wider community preparations. That’s according to CQUniversity Professoriate Research Fellow Kevin Ronan ... Read More »







 
 
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