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Issue 96 | 26 October 2017


Tough parenting situations

What to do when your child touches themselves in public

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Our expert, Desiree Spierings explains that children will display different kinds of healthy sexual behaviours, and they're not just about actual sex...
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How to settle a crying baby

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Settling a crying baby is a challenge and what works often changes from day to day. You will benefit from having a range of strategies you can try to settle your baby...
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When you’re criticised for your child’s behaviour or emotional disorder

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The way parents think about themselves as parents, and the way they talk to others about their child’s behavioural disorder, can make a real difference...
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Keeping it light and happy in morning mad time

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Weekdays can be stressful for both parents and children. There’s a lot to get done and time is short. Parents often wonder what they can do to make the morning rush a positive experience...
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Latest parenting news

Teens are growing up more slowly today than they did in past decades

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Many people believe that teenagers today grow up faster than they used to, while others argue that today’s youth are growing up more slowly, perhaps due to overprotection by their parents. ...
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Almost half of Australians confused about sunscreen

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New Cancer Council research shows that Australians are becoming increasingly misinformed about sunscreen, prompting skin cancer prevention experts to bust common sunscreen myths...
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13 drinks a session: risky teen drinkers drinking more than ever

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The National Drug and Research Centre Annual Symposium heard about research that finds the heaviest teen drinkers consume 11 to 15 drinks in one session...
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‘Picking up’ a good or bad mood from your friends

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New research suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up’ from friends, but depression can’t...
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New technique to aid IVF embryo selection

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Researchers have successfully developed an advanced new imaging technique, which can help assess the quality of early-stage embryos...
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What motivates men to donate sperm online?

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A world-first QUT study into online sperm donor behaviour has revealed the importance men place on their family, friends and the risks associated with donation, has little impact on...
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Our competitions this week

Win 1 of 4 of LeapFrog’s new Count Along Registers

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Win one of 2 CoziGo sleep and sun covers

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Win 1 of 2 universal pram liners from Violet & Lily

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myVMC: Win 1 of 25 double passes for TULIP FEVER

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myVMC: Win 1 of 5 copies of “The Mystery Gut” by Prof Kerryn Phelps

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Competition winners

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The winners of the Smiggle prize packs, the VTech Gear Up & Go Trains, the Explorer & Bug Catcher Kits from the movie THE SON OF BIGFOOT and the ‘My First Year’ Deluxe Inkless Print Kits by Baby Made have been announced.
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Joke of the month

Pupil (on phone): "My son has a bad cold and won’t be able to come to school today."

School Secretary: "Who is this?"

Pupil: "This is my father speaking!"

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