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Calling all parents: what do you think kids are doing online and what supervision do we need to impose on their activities on social media? Fill out this short survey to go into the draw to win a copy of Raising Your Child in a Digital World.

The Great Australian E-Parenting Survey

Calling all parents: what do you think kids are doing online and what supervision do we need to impose on their activities on social media? Fill out this short survey to go into the draw to win a copy of Raising Your Child in a Digital World.

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It’s a familiar scene played out in bedrooms around Australia. Parents bid their teenager goodnight and turn off the light – only to discover that instead of sleeping, they're still watching, posting or texting hours later. Principal of Pymble Ladies' College, Vicki Waters, sheds some light on the effects of screen-time at night and what parents can do to minimise it.

How to minimise the effects of screen-time after-dark

It’s a familiar scene played out in bedrooms around Australia. Parents bid their teenager goodnight and turn off the light – only to discover that instead of sleeping, they're still watching, posting or texting hours later. Principal of Pymble Ladies' College, Vicki Waters, sheds some light on the effects of screen-time at night and what parents can do to minimise it.

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Even though we may have planned and wanted to be parents, it can still be a sudden shock for many of us. A positive framework can make us happier and stronger parents and so Kate Wilkie, of Flourishing Mothers, has shared the five essential pillars to boost our wellbeing.

5 Ways to Foster Resilience in Parents

Even though we may have planned and wanted to be parents, it can still be a sudden shock for many of us. A positive framework can make us happier and stronger parents and so Kate Wilkie, of Flourishing Mothers, has shared the five essential pillars to boost our wellbeing.

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Protocol and etiquette intelligence expert, Julie Lamberg-Burnet, talks about the challenges a digital footprint presents to today’s parents and how we can guide our children to behave in a positive digital way.

Netiquette: How to teach your child digital manners

Protocol and etiquette intelligence expert, Julie Lamberg-Burnet, talks about the challenges a digital footprint presents to today’s parents and how we can guide our children to behave in a positive digital way.

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We chat to an Aussie Author, Radio + TV Presenter, Ballet Dancer, Midwife, Blogger, Editor, Musician, Artist, and Photographer about motherhood and creativity.

10 Inspiring Mothers Doing Amazing Things

We chat to an Aussie Author, Radio + TV Presenter, Ballet Dancer, Midwife, Blogger, Editor, Musician, Artist, and Photographer about motherhood and creativity.

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A will is not something many parents consider, even though it has a vital role in ensuring their child's protection.

Where There's a Will, There's a Way

A will is not something many parents consider, even though it has a vital role in ensuring their child's protection.

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It might be child’s play, but play is also a great parenting tool.

The Parents' Playbook

It might be child’s play, but play is also a great parenting tool.

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Man, it's a CRAZY time of year! I know it's cliche, and I know that we all say it, but it is a mad house. I feel like the world may be slightly tilting off its axis with the weight of added to-do list items on scraps of paper right now.

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas... Mum's Head Exploded

Man, it's a CRAZY time of year! I know it's cliche, and I know that we all say it, but it is a mad house. I feel like the world may be slightly tilting off its axis with the weight of added to-do list items on scraps of paper right now.

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Did you know postnatal depression and anxiety affects around one in 10 new dads? The condition does not discriminate against race, religion or gender, according to Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA).

Tips for New Dads

Did you know postnatal depression and anxiety affects around one in 10 new dads? The condition does not discriminate against race, religion or gender, according to Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA).

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I have always believed that a ‘good’ editor could work in any genre, and I have written about many things that I had no personal experience with, but I do think my work here at CHILD will be richer because of my personal experience of motherhood.

Meet our new Editor-in-Chief, Kim

I have always believed that a ‘good’ editor could work in any genre, and I have written about many things that I had no personal experience with, but I do think my work here at CHILD will be richer because of my personal experience of motherhood.

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