ATAR surprise? Tips and advice on what to do

What happens if an ATAR is lower or higher than expected? Careers expert Helen Green offers some great advice on what to consider.

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My Tiny Humans: A Christmas Miracle

As the year comes to an end and thoughts turn to Christmas, Natalie Moutafis reflects on how this Christmas, time spent with family is the most joyous gift of all.


Best of the Web: TED’s inspiring holiday book list, the day the school saved my son’s life, and more…

TED's list of 68 books to inspire, a moving account of how quick-thinking school staff saved a boy's life, and helping the class of 2020 meet life's challenges.


Thriving with Anxiety: Anxious Mums

The challenge of anxiety never tests you more than when you become a mother. In this extract from Anxious Mums, Dr Jodi Richardson explains how anxiety doesn't have to stand in the way of a fulfilling life, and gives five tips to reduce worry.


Best of the Web: Santa’s mailbag reveals children’s pandemic worries, and more…

The impact of the pandemic revealed in moving letters from kids to Santa, encouraging adventurous play, and tips to make the most of hand-me-downs.


When race is part of every day: African migrants on parenting in Australia

Race and racism are part of the daily experience for many children of African migrants. A powerful and revealing new study by Kathomi Gatwiri and Leticia Anderson asked parents about their experiences.


Best of the Web: What to do when your child encounters online porn, coping with uncertainty, and the delights of storytime

Expert advice for parents when their child encounters pornography online, strategies to live in our uncertain world, and the joy when little ones discover books.


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