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Choosing the right childcare centre for your child… as easy as A B C

Choosing the right childcare centre for your child… as easy as A B C

How do you pick the right childcare centre for your child? It truly can be one of the toughest decisions you have to make because let’s be honest, leaving your children with qualified strangers is a bizarre concept. Chelsea Oliver takes us through some of the questions we should ask ourselves, and the centre, when trying to choose the right child care for our kiddos.

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HOW DO YOU SUPPORT SOMEONE GOING THROUGH A FERTILITY STRUGGLE?

HOW DO YOU SUPPORT SOMEONE GOING THROUGH A FERTILITY STRUGGLE?

The more we raise awareness, open the dialogue and break the stigma surrounding infertility, the more support family and friends can provide. Infertility is all-consuming and not something you need to go through alone. We talk to fertility coach, Ceci Jeffries, about how to support someone going through a fertility struggle.

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Westminster Open Day – Reception to Year 12

Westminster Open Day – Reception to Year 12

Join the Westminster community at their upcoming Open Day to view the school’s extensive facilities and spacious grounds, and to discover the broad range of academic subject choices, co-curricular activities, and exceptional student wellbeing programs.

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KIDDO Chats Episode 6: Perimenopause… Please Explain!?

KIDDO Chats Episode 6: Perimenopause… Please Explain!?

Perimenopause symptoms are being experienced by women in their 30’s and 40’s the world over, but not many people know what they are, how they can impact you, your emotions and your body, or even what Perimenopause actually is! It’s the precursor to menopause that no one tells you about. In this episode we get the answers.

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Worried about kids and YouTube?

Worried about kids and YouTube?

Developing Minds gives us some advice on monitoring, discussing and – when appropriate – restricting video content for children, and four questions for parents and carers to ask children to help start that process.

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Emily’s Wonder Lab: Smart, STEM TV for Kids

Emily’s Wonder Lab: Smart, STEM TV for Kids

Emily’s Wonder Lab represents an important shift in STEM programming; a female-led Science show, streaming on the biggest platform in the world, hosted by a pregnant woman, available world wide. Each sub-15 minute episode focuses on STEAM topics and experiments that kids can do with their parents at home.

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What now? Coming to terms with a developmental delay diagnosis

What now? Coming to terms with a developmental delay diagnosis

So, your child has recently been diagnosed with developmental delay… what do you do now? Regardless of how a parent reacts or feels, a diagnosis can actually be a positive turn in a child’s life. Here are some tips from I Can Jump Puddles Director, Sam Boag on dealing with a developmental delay diagnosis.

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Connection through Community: Nazareth Catholic College

Connection through Community: Nazareth Catholic College

Families are at the heart of Nazareth. When you choose to enter into the vibrant Catholic community, you’re choosing to enrich your family life with support, guidance, acceptance and encouragement, across not only your child’s educational opportunities but also your whole family experience.

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The wonderful world of Teletherapy

The wonderful world of Teletherapy

It’s likely that most of us have heard the term “teletherapy” much more in recent months, but how does it work? And how easy is it for families to get started with teletherapy?

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13 ideas to reduce constant sibling fighting

13 ideas to reduce constant sibling fighting

Whether it’s fighting over the TV remote, or who is using what colour texta, or bigger issues like power dynamics between older and younger siblings, sibling rivalry affects all of us at one point or another in our lives, and as parents it can drive us crazy when all our kids seem to do is fight. We asked Developing Minds to talk us through some ideas on how to encourage our kids to get along and what to do and say when we need to intervene. 

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What is Separation Anxiety and how can we help?

What is Separation Anxiety and how can we help?

Separation anxiety is the most commonly diagnosed anxiety disorder in children with approximately 4-5% of children ‘meeting the criteria’ for a separation anxiety disorder. We asked Developing Minds to talk us through possible causes and how to help children who feel anxious when apart from their parents or care givers.

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