Safe Internet Use for Children
Information technology is now used in virtually every home in Australia. Ninety-seven per cent of households with children aged under 15 years have access to the internet, with an average number of seven devices per household. Parental involvement in the safe use of technology should start from a child's first use, and parents continue to be a critical influence in children and young people being responsible digital citizens and engaging in online activities safely.
Why Your Child Can’t Actually ‘Calm Down’ During a Tantrum
We are constantly absorbing emotions from those around us. That's part of the reason being around kids and teens, with their roller coasters of emotion, can be so exhausting.
Core Strength is More Important Than you Know
The first thing I wish every parent knew about child development is the importance of core strength and position as the foundation for fine and gross motor skills, speech and language, and academic skills.
The Importance of Self-Care and How to Make Time for It
Parenting is one of life’s greatest joys. But it comes with some sacrifices. It may feel as though you lost some of your personal identity after becoming a parent. It’s time to commit to self-care.
Around 20 children present to hospital emergency departments every week in Australia due to a suspected button battery ingestion or insertion.