Great expectations: Believing in your child’s academic success can boost results
New research shows that parents optimistic about their child's maths and reading ability can encourage academic success, write Philip D. Parker, Jake Anders, Rhiannon Parker and Taren Sanders.
Top 10 child health problems: What Australian parents think
A recent RCH National Child Health Poll found that excessive screen time was the number one child health concern, with 57 per cent of Australian parents rating it as a big problem.
Five tips for parents to support learning at home
Educator Karen Green provides expert advice for parents on supporting learning from home for their primary and early secondary school children. Plus our list of more resources.
How to study and increase your marks, from Andrew Fuller
What's the best way to study effectively? Leading adolescent psychologist Andrew Fuller provides his study tips and advice, part of our Best of The Parents Website series.
Best of the Web: Teaching your ‘wanty’ kids about money, and more
Best of the Web: Let’s value young children as contributing citizens, and more…
The Five Aspects of Emotional Intelligence – Empathy and Social Management
My Tiny Humans: Yesterday I was pregnant
Made to order: How your place in the family matters
Putting the pieces together: 10 ways jigsaws boost child development
Parenting podcasts you should hear
Are you a parent or carer facing your next parenting challenge? If you haven't yet discovered parenting podcasts, we've created this list as a great starting point. These podcasts are loaded with practical tips and often a much-needed laugh, or cry!