Co-parenting in the time of COVID-19 has thrown up a whole set of new challenges, including potential disagreements over who the child spends time with and whether they should attend childcare.
Around 20,000 students are homeschooling in Australia. It's a different form of schooling to learning from home while schools are shut due to COVID-19. But homeschooling does provide some tips.
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How does a family of five with different priorities and attention spans get work done and still have fun in the same small space?
Parent are legally obliged to ensure their child attends school. But fining parents is usually a last resort.
Many school kids may be studying from home as their schools have closed or they need to isolate themselves for other reasons. Parents won't need to be teachers, but more teachers' aids.
Families may want to relax some of their usual rules for digital media use due to social distancing. But keeping bedtime screen-free still makes sense.
Families should establish new daily routines, avoid bombarding children with current events or exposing them to misinformation, and practice basic methods that keep anxiety in check.
If your child is staying at home for long periods due to the coronavirus outbreak, there are many ways you can help sustain their mental and physical well-being.
The school playground is not just a place to have fun. It's an important space to claim power and this is often done through violence.
It's natural for children to be aware of the stress adults may be feeling about the COVID-19 pandemic. Child psychologists offer some practical advice for parents on how to talk to their kids.
Encouraging kids to complete their work can be tough for families managing full-time work and family obligations on a tight budget. And that's true even when schools are operating normally.
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The circulation of misinformation makes understanding the world difficult. Here are three ways you can help children to think critically about the news they see, hear and read.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
Swimming lessons can save lives. Here's what your child should ideally be able to do in the water at different stages of their development.
It doesn't work, so why do so many parents do it?
It's easy to worry if your child doesn't seem to be developing as quickly as their playmates. But trust your 'niggles' and watch out for 'aha' moments. Our research shows they're often right.
We should not hesitate to discourage in children the idea that people are either good or bad.