Be aware of your child’s digital footprint



I have written before about your ‘digital footprint or profile’ so how do you talk to your teen about theirs? My kids hear me say often, “don’t post anything online that you wouldn’t want to see on the front page …
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Understanding the silent reply from your Teen



  Teens are tricky. Whatever happens “don’t take it personally”. This has to be the one quote I tell myself again and again. Whether it be the ‘grunt’ in reply, or the silent treatment to a question or the overreaction …
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Get That Television Out of Your Kid’s Room – Now!!!



Craig Canapari | Director of the Yale Pediatric Sleep Center. Evidence-based advice for better sleep in kids, teens, and parents What would you say if I told you that there is one thing you can do to avoid sleep problems …
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Finding Family Balance



Finding the balance with extra curricular activities –  You see the range of wonderful activities on offer and kids tend to sign up for a lot. A common issue parents everywhere struggle with today is extracurricular activities and the questions …
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Training your brain



European Parliament Ministers have recently voted to include chess in the educational curriculum. As a result there has been a continuous movement of countries following to include chess as part of their weekly curriculum. Currently the UK, France, Italy, Armenia, …
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Time to Stop Rescuing your Kids



“A child who always forgets has a parent who always remembers” Any parent who has primary school age kids can relate to the left swimming bag at the front door, or the homework book left on the backseat of the …
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Homemade Fruit By The Foot



AUTHOR: Danielle Walker – AgainstAllGrain.com INGREDIENTS: 4 cups mixed berries (I used raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries) 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice or water 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon honey (you may need more if your …
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Long daycare hours could be impacting children’s learning and wellbeing



JANE ARMITSTEAD | TOWNSVILLE BULLETIN LONG hours spent in childcare could be impacting the long-term learning and wellbeing of children, according to a Townsville daycare. Townsville and Regions Family Day Care raised concerns about the amount of time children are …
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Kids to benefit from federal programs



Updated: Monday December 30, 2013 | Sky News Kids with bad teeth are likely to be the biggest beneficiaries of two major federal government programs focused on children starting in the new year. A new schools funding system begins in …
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Tips on Introducing a New Baby to your children



By Karen Torrisi This is always a tough one when introducing a new baby to your toddler or other children and it’s very important to plan ahead and keep them involved every step of the way. Below are a few …
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