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Best of the Web: The lockdown fatigue of high school students, and more

How the pandemic has affected our senior students, the amazing TED Talk by seven-year-old Molly Wright, and not wanting to play with the kids anymore.

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Calling new parents: How are you finding the balancing act?

Researchers from Curtin University want to hear from parents with new children how they balance parenting with the rest of their lives, writes Hugh Riddell.

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Best of the Web: Teaching your ‘wanty’ kids about money, and more

Teaching kids about money, why teens should have a say about COVID vaccines, and alarm over apps getting kids' data.

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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.

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Best of the Web: Let’s value young children as contributing citizens, and more…

Rethinking how we regard young children, the joys of family life living on a bus, and an app that scans your Lego and suggests ideas to build.

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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.

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Best of the Web: Maggie Dent on how to talk to kids about the news, and more…

How to talk to kids when the news is all gloomy, a touching reflection on watching your children grow up, and the case for sports uniforms every day.

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Best of the Web: Vale Eric Carle, who gave us The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and more…

Watch Eric Carle read his much-loved children's book, how Pop It fidget toys are helping kids stay calm, and fewer kids attending kindergarten linked to falls in literacy and maths skills.

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Best of the Web: Ideas to help if you’re feeling ‘mum guilt’, and more…

Tips to help ease those feelings of 'mum guilt', why kids need a desk at home, and encouraging kids to cook and bake.

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