Resources for Parents

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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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Latest Teens, Tweens and Technology Research

Sometimes as parents we need a little pat on the back and confirmation we’re doing something right.

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Alcohol effects on teenage brain and how to talk to your child

Did you know alcohol consumption can negatively affect brain development?

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Back To School: Help Your Child Cope

Starting school involves a big change for your child and according to Kids Matter, it is important to help children cope by understanding their behaviours and helping them recognise, express and talk about their feelings.

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Thank you letters from children

When children send thank-you letters to Healthy Harold, this is the best reward Life Education can get.

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Soccer: My Sport

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The Digestive System with Rice Colonel

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Holiday Road Trip Safety Check

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Alcohol and setting limits with our teens

Research tells us clearly that teens and alcohol don't mix. 

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