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Kids and exercise: Why we’ll need to make sure they’re on track

With increased screen time and a decline in physical activity among children during lockdowns, we'll need to monitor what happens next, write Tim Olds, Carol Maher and Verity Booth.

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

We're back home again for the school holidays. But don't let that cramp your family travel plans – you can bring the world to your lounge room with a virtual vacation. We've provided ideas to help get you to the departure gate.

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5 micro-habits to be a better parent, from Michael Grose

When it comes to parenting, it's the little things that count, writes leading parenting educator Michael Grose.

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The Invisible Life of Us: Parenting kids with additional needs

We speak to 'Too Peas in a Podcast' creators Kate Jones and Mandy Hose about their first book on parenting kids with additional needs. They share some insights and tips on neurodiverse families, in this Q&A with Natalie Moutafis.

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Celebrating the Joy of our young poets

Our judges were moved by the poetry of the primary-aged students who embraced our optional theme of Joy. They found a 'true shared humanity' in the things that brought our children joy.

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Max, a poem by Mia Mastroianni

Mia Mastroianni, a Year 2 student at St. Margaret's Berwick Grammar School, has won ISV's Student Poetry Competition 2021 in the Prep-Year 2 category for her poem, Max. Here, she recites her winning poem.

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The Wolves of the Night, a poem by Ariana Fais

Ariana Fais, a Year 3 student at Elwood Primary School, has won ISV's Student Poetry Competition 2021 in the Years 3-4 category for her poem, The Wolves of the Night. Here, she recites her winning poem.

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Awaiting Spring, a poem by Grace Sudjono

Grace Sudjono, a Year 6 student at Harkaway Hills College, has won ISV's Student Poetry Competition 2021 in the Years 5-6 category for her poem, Awaiting Spring. Here, she recites her winning poem.

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Dancing with Tempestas, a poem by Nechama Davis

Nechama Davis, a Year 8 student at Beth Rivkah Ladies College, has won ISV's Student Poetry Competition 2021 in the Years 7-8 category for her poem, Dancing with Tempestas. Here, she recites her winning poem.

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