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Choosing the right car seat

(4 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)
The right car seat to choose depends on your child’s age and size. It is important to buy the right type of child restraint, as Australian laws not only state that children up to...

Laws governing car seats in Australia

(5 votes, average: 3.20 out of 5)
Using a safe car seat is not just a responsible thing for parents and other adults to do when they travel in a car with children, it has many safety benefits and is a...

Teeth brushing in babies and kids (with free downloadable chart)

(5 votes, average: 4.20 out of 5)
Why is brushing teeth important? Brushing teeth is the basis of good oral hygiene and contributes to overall health. The process of brushing removes bacteria that can cause tooth decay and gum infections if left...

Installing a car seat correctly

(2 votes, average: 3.00 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...

Driving safely with children

(6 votes, average: 4.33 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...

Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children

(4 votes, average: 4.00 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...

Mental health support for Australian families

(6 votes, average: 4.33 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...
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Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family

(8 votes, average: 4.50 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...

Car seats

(6 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5)
Car seats are designed to ensure that children are safe when travelling by car. However, car seats only provide proper protection when they are used correctly and children are adequately restrained in an appropriate...

Using a car seat correctly

(6 votes, average: 4.33 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...
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