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Silver Lining, a poem by Mehak Soin

Mehak Soin, a Year 4 student at Melbourne Girls Grammar, has won ISV's Student Poetry Competition in the Years 3-4 section for her poem, Silver Lining. Here, she reads her winning poem.

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Best of the Web: The silver linings in how we’re coping, talking to teens about alcohol, and more

A new national poll shows there are some positives for families during the pandemic, how to discuss drinking with teenagers, and why kids' gaming time isn't wasted.

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Our one-stop guide to family resources on The Parents Website

Looking for learning at home tips, and support for family life and wellbeing? Here's a one-stop guide to all the resources we've published. We'll be adding more as we go.

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Learning at home: Our big list of great resources

To complement the remote learning provided by schools, we've created a list of resources from around the world for parents and kids.

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How parents can support their VCE students webinar – summary article

We had hundreds of parents and carers join our 10 August webinar with clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller on helping senior students navigate a year like no other. Below, you can find a link to an article outlining his key messages and ideas.

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Best of the Web: Missing the Olympics? Join Australia’s Olympic legends in these free online events, and more

Get your Olympics fix with a free live online series with Australian sports stars, ideas to support teens during lockdown, and Maggie Dent's podcast with tips on working at home with the kids.

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Best of the Web: Watch this beautiful children’s story from Melbourne on how humanity is shining through our Windows

A new children's digital book to inspire all of us, three tips on surviving Lockdown 2.0, and how we can take the pressure off parents.

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Best of the Web: Hamish Blake opens up about mental health, in a must-see video for teenagers

Powerful monologues by Hamish Blake and others as part of an ABC series on mental health, educating students about 'fake news', teaching kids not to fear everything during COVID-19, and how pandemic journals can help.

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Best of the Web: TikTok, YouTube Kids and more – what parents need to know

A parents' guide to apps popular with kids, encouraging compassion in children, Mixed Martial Arts getting a family following, and how dads' play can help kids' development.

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