Parenting

Best of the Web: 6 ways to help with parental burnout, and more

Strategies for parents to cope with burnout, the benefits of connecting emotionally with your kids, and why video games should be used in the classroom.

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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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Best of the Web: Why kids behave worse for you than their teacher, and more

Five ideas to help you and your kids with lockdown life and remote learning, little voices delivering big hope, and Round the Twist set for the stage.

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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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Are you Languishing?

Have you found yourself feeling out of whack lately? Feeling flat and ‘blah’?
Well, you’re not alone. This feeling has a name: languishing. Turns out it is the predominant feeling of 2021 as the team from batyr explain.

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Best of the Web: 5 things to try to help kids wear masks, and more

Clever ideas to encourage kids to wear masks, a memo to parents struggling with remote learning, and a new virtual travel experience opening windows around the world.

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How to turn your kitchen into a science lab for the kids

Looking for fun, science-based activities for kids at home? Lili-Ann Kriegler suggests four easy experiments they can do in your own science lab – the kitchen.

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Watch Dr Jared Cooney Horvath’s webinar: A tour through the teenage brain

In our latest The Parents Website Webinar Series, renowned educational neuroscientist and Harvard graduate Dr Jared Cooney Horvath took us on a tour of the teenage brain and gave us tips on how to support our teens. Here, you can watch the full webinar.

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