20 Phrases to Use When Your Child Isn't Listening
Our children are often the best mirrors. Over time, I have gracefully taken a step back and realised I needed to clean up my communication. The lesson was clear for me.
How Reading Impacts Your Child's Brain
Reading with your child is a fun, bonding experience that offers many benefits – the most obvious being the development of child’s language skills and providing an opportunity for them to learn how to read. Beyond boosting their learning potential, parent-child reading also has health benefits, says a recent study. Reading changes their brains for the better.
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.