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Are you still watching? Screen time tips from the eSafety Commissioner

The hit show Squid Game shows the need to check what your child is watching, writes the eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant.

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My Tiny Humans: Running out of Wednesdays

Wednesday is the special day Natalie Moutafis spends with her Tiny Humans. With the eldest about to start school, the weekly get-together is about to change.

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My Tiny Humans: Yesterday I was pregnant

Natalie Moutafis shares the sorrow of her pregnancy loss and encourages us to talk more about miscarriage and infertility struggles.

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My Tiny Humans: You’ll join in when you’re ready

Surprised that her usually outgoing kinder kid was reluctant to join in at AusKick, Natalie Moutafis found a way to gently encourage him without pressure.

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How movies and books can help you discuss consent with teens

Young people learn about relationships through the media, and may absorb ideas subconsciously. Elizabeth Little discusses how we can help them interrogate what they are seeing and reading.

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How we can build optimism in uncertain times

In these challenging days, it's easy to despair. Deborah Trengove explains how we can all embrace optimism, with 'above the line' thinking.

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Now is the moment to listen to young people

We need to hear what young people are saying about sexual assault and harassment in schools and act on what they say, writes Anne Hollonds, our National Children's Commissioner.

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The two most important things you can say to your child

We face a welcome and hopefully permanent societal shift towards more respectful behaviour, writes Philip Grutzner.

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And then there were two: My Tiny Humans

In the Best of The Parents Website series, here's one of our favourites, from our parenting blogger Natalie Moutafis, when a new tiny human arrived.

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