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Issue 99 | 08 February 2018


Hot parenting news

How to develop kids’ confidence through play

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A new international study suggests that parents who employ challenging parent behavioural (CPB) methods – active physical and verbal behaviours that encourage children to push their limits – are likely protecting their children from developing childhood anxiety disorders...
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Probiotic shown to reduce colic in large international study

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Researchers have confirmed positive evidence which could potentially give hope to some parents struggling with colic, or excessive crying in newborns...
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How to improve your baby’s brain through your pregnancy diet

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When expectant mothers consume sufficient amounts of the nutrient choline during pregnancy, their offspring gain enduring cognitive benefits, a new Cornell University study suggests...
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How to keep kids safe from window blinds

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Window blinds help keep our rooms warm or cold and even add a pop of colour to tie the décor together. But they can cause serious injuries or even death to young children...
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The types of book you read increases learning in 1st year of life

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Parents and paediatricians know that reading to infants is a good thing, but new research shows reading books that clearly name and label people and objects is even better...
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Baby led weaning doesn’t increase choking risk

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New research shows that letting babies feed themselves solid foods from as young as six months does not increase the risk of them choking compared to spoon-feeding them...
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Family-friendly work environments needed for children to flourish

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Jobs that are overly demanding at the expense of family time put the mental health of employees’ children at risk, a new study has found...
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2 months of breastfeeding halves SIDS risk

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A new study has shown that 40% of Australian adolescents with food allergies are experiencing frequent allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis.
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Teeth brushing charts

Get kids organised and taking responsibility for their dental health with these free downloadable and customisable teeth brushing charts. Available in multiple colours and formats!
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Joke of the month

A teacher of the earth science class was lecturing on map reading.
 
After explaining about latitude, longitude, degrees and minutes the teacher asked, “Suppose I asked you to meet me for lunch at 23 degrees, 4 minutes north latitude and 45 degrees, 15 minutes east longitude…?”
 
After a confused silence, a voice volunteered, “I guess you’d be eating alone.”


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The winners of the Mater Products’ hampers and the winners of the ‘Back to School’ Pilot Pen pencil case kits have been announced.
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How pregnancy affects your sleep

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Tips for taking the pain out of packing school lunch boxes

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Colour matching Velcro game board

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Watermelon animals

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