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The call-to-action parents didn’t know they needed

A new book by Dr Susie O'Brien invites parents to relax their standards to 'good enough' and find more joy in the act of parenting, Natalie Moutafis discovers.

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How we can raise girls who like themselves

Our girls have more opportunities than ever before, but too many of them don't like themselves, as Natalie Moutafis discovers in a new book on raising girls.

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Why parenting is a terrible invention

Launching our Best of The Parents Website series, we republish our review of a book that has shaken up thinking about what it is to be a parent.

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You’re in my body bubble Mum: A book review

In her efforts to empower and educate her children on personal body safety, Natalie Moutafis reviews the picture book My Body! What I say Goes! aimed at younger children and their grown-ups.

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Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: A book review

Natalie Moutafis found a fun - and noisy - way to introduce philosophical concepts to young children with Mo Willems' award-winning book.

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Young Dark Emu: A book review

Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first-person accounts in a book for younger readers, writes Natalie Moutafis.

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Old Man Emu: A book review

The Australian song that launched John Williamson's career celebrates its 50th anniversary with a children's book adaptation, writes Natalie Moutafis.

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My amygdala is named Petal: A book review

Kids can do amazing things with the right information. Understanding why anxiety feels the way it does and where the physical symptoms come from are powerful steps in turning it around, writes Natalie Moutafis, in this review of the children's book, Hey Warrior.

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