Parenting

Best of the Web: Books to encourage reluctant readers, taming ‘dad anger’, and more…

Maggie Dent's list of books to get kids reading, how one dad took action to control his temper, and how lockdown is resulting in more kids getting mental health support.

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Virtual Vacations: Our guide to taking an overseas family holiday at home

Don't let staying at home cramp your family travel plans – you can bring the world to your lounge room with a virtual vacation. All you need is your imagination. We've provided ideas to help get you to the departure gate.

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My Tiny Humans: the Lockdown Diaries 2.0 – playgrounds

They might still be under stage 4 lockdown but an easing of restrictions saw playgrounds reopen and the Tiny Humans rediscover their love for them, writes Natalie Moutafis.

Opinion

Best of the Web: The joys of daily walks with my six-year-old, Roald Dahl Story Day, and more

How one mother is being reminded by her young daughter of the resilience of kids, ideas for a Roald Dahl party, and the parent v non-parent workplace divide in lockdown.

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Best of the Web: Frank Woodley’s story time tips for Dads, and more on being a father

Frank Woodley shows Dads how to put the oomph into story time in a fun video, the importance of raising courageous kids, and finding your sense of purpose as a father.

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Home, not alone: Father’s Day

His eldest son has finally returned from the other side of the world, after a journey that has found Ruairi O'Duil's sense of being a father evolve. And not without some pain and heartache.

Opinion

Let’s talk about it: Maggie Dent’s top tips to communicate effectively with teenage boys

In this extract from her new book, From Boys to Men, well-known parenting educator Maggie Dent gives parents ideas and strategies to get the conversation going with their teenage sons.

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My Tiny Humans: the Lockdown Diaries 2.0 – state of disaster

No one ever thought they'd have to navigate parenting through a pandemic. Natalie Moutafis shares her feelings on how she's coping with the move to stage 4 restrictions in her latest Tiny Humans blog.

Opinion

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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