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Monday, 25 Oct 2021
Author: editor-nrk

Relationships and child development

Key points A loving, stable and responsive relationship with you is fundamental to your child’s development. Through relationships, children learn how to think, understand, communicate, behave, show emotions and develop social skills. Playing with your child strengthens your relationship and encourages your child to explore, observe, experiment and solve problems. Why loving, nurturing relationships are […]

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Eat More Fruit and Vegies

Did you know? Research shows that watching a lot of TV is associated with children and teenagers drinking more soft drink and not eating enough fruit and vegetables. Fruit and vegetables are a great source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. Eating fruit and vegetables every day helps children and teenagers grow and develop, boosts […]

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Children with asthma and exercise

Exercise can trigger symptoms for children who have asthma. This is known as exercise-induced asthma. It is usually managed easily and should be included in your child’s asthma action plan. Sport is healthy for children with asthma Having asthma is not a reason for children to avoid sport. It is important that children who have asthma continue […]

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Little Adventures

Are you about to embark on an overseas adventure with your little one? It can be a great idea to help them become familiar with some landmarks before the trip.  If you’re not about to set off into the sunset, these travel titles are also an accessible way for kids to look at the geography […]

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Types of child care

You have options when planning and choosing child care. It’s common to combine two or more types of child care and include a kindergarten program as part of your child’s weekly routine. Who runs child care Child care centres are set up by different kinds of organisations. They could be: a committee of volunteer parents workplaces […]

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How to choose the best child care

Choosing the right child care can be difficult. Your decision will depend on your family’s needs and the environment where you and your child feel most comfortable. As well as providing care, child care services provide an opportunity for your child to develop social, emotional and learning skills. Every family is different, so it’s important […]

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May Inflammation Be With You!

WHAT IS INFLAMMATION? The Pillars of Inflammation The word inflammation comes from the Latin word inflammare (meaning “to set on fire”). The Roman writer Aulus Cornelius Celsus, who lived in the 1st century AD, was the first to describe the process called inflammation. Inflammation is the reaction of the body against injury or infection [1]. For example, during a […]

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Parent power: learning with the whole family

Every day in the car, Julie Donnison plays spelling and times tables games with her granddaughter after picking her up from school. The daily activity brings them closer together and helps her granddaughter to learn in a fun way. Earlier this year, Julie along with 30 others parents attended Parents Victoria’s forum to discuss the […]

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