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Fun in the garden

Help children be creative & get enjoyment from the garden

Safe driving

Humour works better than fear

Pregnant & tired?

Try this energising workout!

New territory

Encouraging kids to explore, learn & ask questions

Good reading habits

Let kids read something they like

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As countless teachers, educators and even parents will tell you, the key to getting… Read more

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The simple act of reading aloud and sharing positive stories about food… Read more

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“If McDonald’s cattle lived in these conditions we wouldn’t buy their burgers.”

This… Read more

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Like many families, we discovered we needed a larger car to accommodate our expanding… Read more

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New research reveals that while the majority (90%) of Aussie mums prioritise… Read more

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What could be nicer on a weekend than enjoying a picnic with your family… Read more

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2015 Budget at a glance
Like every Federal Budget, there are winners & losers but overall, this one looks like it's trying to please people much more than last year.

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Comic book to help kids understand MS
An Australian-first comic book has been developed to help children understand multiple sclerosis.

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Ice in rural & regional communities
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, wants input into the development of a National Ice Strategy.

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Royal baby named: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace has said.

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6 ways to get kids active
It's possible to get kids active without spending money, and perhaps without them even realising it!

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Connecting the world through stories
New territory has risks, but it doesn't mean children should stop exploring, learning & asking questions says Morris Gleitzman.

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6 ways to encourage creativity in kids
Information seems to give us the answers, but what helps young minds grow are the right questions.

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7 tips for teaching mindfulness to kids
Kids mirror our every move & watch how we react to a stressful situation. How do you help them learn to keep their cool?

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Meet your local firefighter
Fire & Rescue NSW is holding its annual Open Day on May 30th.

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A guide to the…
Despite our geography, it seems history is working for us because we're finally allowed into Eurovision, but how will we…

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Help make cancer history
Have a walk in a good cause & enjoy Ballarat's Sovereign Hill at the same time.

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Wear tracky dacks for…
Just name the day in May & wear your tracky dacks to help raise awareness for emergency support for kids…