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Why it’s okay to feel out of control – and why things will get better

We're used to exerting control in our lives, like a toddler knocking over blocks. But all that has changed, writes Tim Klein in this recent blog. It's important to acknowledge what's happening.

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Home, not alone: Cocooning has been hardest on the Tweenies

In Ruairi O'Duil's household, isolation has been hardest on his Tween. Will our Tweens be the Covid Kids, a generation that needs special care?

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Independent schools look forward to returning to class

Independent Schools Victoria Chief Executive Michelle Green welcomes the resumption of classroom learning, but notes schools face major challenges.

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My Tiny Humans: First time vs second time

As a second-time mum, Natalie Moutafis is noticing how so many things have changed - and the special things that have remained the same.

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Home, not alone: Finding our way back

With the easing of restrictions, our kids are heading back into the outside world. Ruairi O'Duil writes about the thrum of anxiety beating in every parent's heart.

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My Tiny Humans: To my mother on Mother’s Day

Her Mum used to tell Natalie Moutafis she'd understand one day. Now, she does.

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Home, not alone: How we became Risk-adverse

Getting the board game of Risk seemed like such a good idea, writes Ruairi O’Duil. Then things fell apart.

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My Tiny Humans: Six things isolation has reminded me

With two tiny humans in the house, isolation is reminding Natalie Moutafis of some important lessons – including children are like puppies, and ‘staying at home’ fun.

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Home, but not alone: Give yourself a break, the kids will be alright

With learning from home in full swing, Ruairi O'Duil reflects on his accidental membership of the Good Parent Club, and has some reassurance for other parents who might be worried they are not getting it right.

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