Resources for Parents

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"But it's cold outside!"

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How to talk about resilience to your child

Tips and tricks to teach your children resilience skills.

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Passwords – It’s Not Cool to Share

Troubling new research released by Intel Security shows that more than a quarter of Aussie kids aged 8-16 know the passwords of others.

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Healthy snacks while on the road

Travelling with children can be testing at the best of times. And finding healthy, filling food can add to the stress. Here are some tips to help.

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The Importance of Sleep for Your Child’s Health

Your children probably lead busy, energetic lives, no matter how old they are. But their growing minds and bodies require a healthy sleep pattern in order to function properly.

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Cutting Sugar in Children’s Lunch-boxes

list A list of some common convenient lunchbox sweet choices often thought of as healthy, but which are actually loaded with added sugar

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6 tips for a happy and healthy Easter!

The Easter Bunny is the bearer of all things sweet in the world and while we know it's ok to indulge a little in chocolate treats over the Easter season, it’s a good idea to show a little restraint and not go too crazy.

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How to recognise bullying and do something about it

25% of year 4 students are affected by bullying, with the number rising to a shocking 35% in the final two years of primary school.

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Salt and the link to overweight and obesity in children

We’re used to hearing about excess sugar and fat in relation to overweight and obesity in children, but did you know that high amounts of salt in the diet can also be a contributor to overweight and obesity in children?

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Looking after our kidneys

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Surfing: My Sport

Originating in Hawaii, surfing is one of the most popular sports in Australia, and with 40,000 kilometres of coastline, this could be a great sport for your child!

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Switch the sugar

Is your family eating more sugar than you think? Try the Sugar Switch challenge and find the hidden sugar in your diet.

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