Raising children

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Installing a car seat correctly
Installing a car seat correctly (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Once you have chosen the right type of car seat for your 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 ... Read More »

Driving safely with children
Driving safely with children (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Kids are unpredictable, which means driving safely with children can be challenging, and requires preparation. It’s impossible to predict when a child will do something that distracts you while you’re driving. And unlike a ringing phone, you can’t just ignore ... Read More »

Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children
Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children (3 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 »

Mental health support for Australian families
Mental health support for Australian families (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Help for children and adolescents Help for parents and carers Where children and adolescents can get help There are a range of telephone and web-based counselling services available for young people with mental health challenges in Australia. Translating and interpreting ... Read More »

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, talking about it has brought them closer together as a ... Read More »

Using a car seat correctly
Using a car seat correctly (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why should you restrain your child in a car seat? Once the car seat is installed, you will need to fit your child securely in it every time they ride in the car. A restraint or harness will not offer ... Read More »

Mobile phone use in kids
Mobile phone use in kids (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A lot of you probably watching this video grew up without mobile phones. And there’s a very simple reason for that. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Anybody probably who is older than twenty five is actually older than mobile phones. Mobile ... Read More »

Multilingual resources for teaching the alphabet
Multilingual resources for teaching the alphabet (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s never too early to start teaching your child a second language, in fact the younger they start learning, the more easily children seem to learn to speak another language. But there’s more to being bilingual than knowing how to speak. ... Read More »

Making Easter for children a positive celebration filled with love
Making Easter for children a positive celebration filled with love (8 votes, average: 4.88 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 »

Toy labels tidying up activity
Toy labels tidying up activity (8 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age Two years and over Duration of activity This activity should make cleaning up after play a little quicker than it used to be and will also teach children a range of educational skills. Materials/equipment Toy labels – we have ... Read More »

 
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