Knowing when your child is ready for school involves more than just age; there are a number of factors including a child’s social, emotional and physical development that need to be considered.
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Current international research highlights the importance of the early childhood years in laying a solid foundation for the future.
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Pocket money can give young people a sense of independence and teach them responsibility in choosing how to spend money. However there are some decisions to be made by parents & children together before regular pocket money can start.
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Almost half of all child pedestrian injuries occur during school travel times according to research by NRMA Insurance, which is why parents need to be especially vigilant around schools during these times.
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NSW Health has recently conducted a research project to find out more about head lice and effective ways of treating infestations. As a result, advice from NSW Health to parents and school staff has changed significantly.
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There’s a huge amount of effort that goes into getting children to do homework. Is it worth it? What do teachers really think about it?
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One of the most important things that children can be taught, both at home and at school, is to use their time effectively.
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When it comes to child care, there are so many choices that it can be difficult for parents to decide which type of care is right for their child. What does each option have to offer?
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Helping your child learn to cope with money matters.
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How do you know if your child is ready to make that big step from home or pre-school to Kindergarten?
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