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Do you want to help young children have the best possible start to life?

Do you want to help young children have the best possible start to life?

 Do you have a child aged 2-5 years who hasn’t yet started school? If so, we’d love to hear from you. The Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research at Deakin University in Melbourne is running a really important research project.www.surveymonkey.com/s/healthykidsdeakinsurveyRead more

The key to kids' good sleep habits

The key to kids' good sleep habits

The results of a sleep study conducted in the UK has some fascinating insights. Most parents know the importance of sleep, but now we need to appreciate how important structure, namely a routine, really is.Read more

Don't let siblings corner a market

Don't let siblings corner a market

BY MICHAEL GROSE Siblings often define themselves by a particular characteristic or trait, which can limit their development and cause them to avoid opportunities on the assumption that they will fail.Read more

Teach your kids to SHRUG

Teach your kids to SHRUG

BY MICHAEL GROSE The secret to having resilient, confident and optimistic children is to teach your kids to SHRUG. Read more