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Swim Australia CEO is Concerned Australians Families Are Opting Out of Swimming Lessons

By: Laura Bennett

As the weather heats up it’s only right we start thinking about our next visit to the beach and how often we can visit the local pool. Although, new research suggests a lot of Australian kids aren’t ready to enjoy the water safely – with a number of families opting out of swimming lessons. Read more

Forget ‘Overscheduling’ versus ‘Boredom’ – Self-Direction is the Key to School Holidays.

By: Dr Justin Coulson

The long days of school holidays can be challenging for families. Work commitments keep parents out of the home and away from their children. And if they’re lucky enough to have time off, children complain about how ‘bored’ they are.

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Australia’s Top Baby Names 2020

By: McCrindle

Each year Australia’s states and territories publish the top names given to babies in the previous year. McCrindle collates this data from the respective states and territories, analyses it, and uncovers the nation-wide trends. The data is in, and Australia’s top baby names are revealed. Read more

Being in Love is Great For Your Kids

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Being in love feels amazing. And it’s incredibly good for you. New research shows having parents in love is also incredibly good for our kids. Read more

Children’s Entertainer Colin Buchanan Creates Online Kids Church

By: Laura Bennett

Keeping the kids entertained is a tall order at the moment. Between the closure of their usual outdoor hangouts and the time pressure on parents, giving kids meaningful activities to do can be tough. Read more

5 Ways to Promote Happiness in Your Family

By: Dr Justin Coulson

The 20th of March is International Day of Happiness, which has been declared and celebrated by the United Nations since 2012. It’s the day that recognises that happiness is a fundamental human goal. Read more

How To Raise A Rebel

By: Dr Justin Coulson

I’ve been running parenting workshops full-time around Australia for close to ten years and in all that time no parent has ever told me:

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5 Better Conversations To Have About Screens

By: Dr Justin Coulson

“Excess screen time has reduced our attention span to eight seconds, one less than that of a goldfish.”

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Raising Confident Kids Who Love God: Darlene Zschech’s Insights

By: Laura Bennett

In a recent interview with pastor and worship artist Darlene Zschech, we got talking about parenting, and raising the next generation.

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