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Parenting program now in 26 countries
Parenting program now in 26 countries (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A University of Queensland-developed program designed to improve the health and wellbeing of children and families is now available in 26 countries. Parents of children with a disability in Denmark will soon get support from the Triple P – Positive ... Read More »

Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children
Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Weekdays can be stressful for both parents and children. There’s a lot to get done and time is short. In the rush of preparing school lunches, getting children (and parents) dressed for the day ahead and ensuring everyone gets a ... Read More »

NAPLAN? No worries
NAPLAN? No worries (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Despite widespread community concern about the pressure that the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) testing places on students, new research from ECU has found that the standardised testing regime has only a minimal impact on levels of ... Read More »

Stress during pregnancy is a health risk for mothers
Stress during pregnancy is a health risk for mothers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Low birth weight or stress during pregnancy can lead to long-term health problems in women, according to a study published today in The Journal of Physiology. The study found that stress caused by routine physiological tests leads to long-term health ... Read More »

Mindful parenting reduces child stress
Mindful parenting reduces child stress (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)

Mindfulness in parenting significantly reduces children’s stress levels, according to a new study by the University of Melbourne’s Director of Positive Psychology, Professor Lea Waters. While mindfulness – a present-focused, open and non-judgmental state of attention – has become a ... Read More »

Adolescents stress more with poor sleep
Adolescents stress more with poor sleep (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham indicates that adolescents who experience sleep problems and longer sleep duration are more reactive to stress, which could contribute to academic, behavioural and health issues. Existing studies show that nearly ... Read More »

Having time for yourself will benefit new mums
Having time for yourself will benefit new mums (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

New research suggests that women who have time for themselves once a week or more in the first six months after childbirth have improved mental health. The findings from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute study of 1500 women found that ... Read More »

Gaps in care for child trauma and stress after injury
Gaps in care for child trauma and stress after injury (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An international survey of hospital emergency department (ED) staff has found a gap in knowledge when dealing with child traumatic stress and providing emotional support to children admitted to hospital after injury. Through a survey of 2.648 hospital ED physicians ... Read More »

Tips for parents on ATAR results and managing stress
Tips for parents on ATAR results and managing stress (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Ewa Geba, clinical psychologist and a parent survivor of three HSCs, provides advice for parents on what next once their child receives an ATAR. So your son or daughter is getting their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) in the next week ... Read More »

Mental health link to work life balance
Mental health link to work life balance (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New findings by La Trobe researchers show employed mothers juggling work and home life face prolonged pressures and poor mental health – regardless of a child’s age or women’s socio-economic background. As part of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, ... Read More »







 
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