Every child needs good sleep for healthy development, growth, and learning. As parents, it’s your job to help children establish good sleep habits for a lifetime. Children learn how to sleep from their parents, so the habits you establish today can help them maintain healthy sleep not just in childhood, but for the rest of…

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I am wearing my purple dress for our Aussie Dads lunch in Melbourne. Parents At Work are in the business of supporting working parents and carers and while we run a campaign on supporting Aussie Dads, I am conscious of the fact that not all families have a Dad living at home all the time.…

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Photo by Unsplash   Being a parent can be one of the most difficult jobs there is. Add being single to it, and you just doubled the potential stress that can come with it. The challenges are seemingly endless, however there are ways to ease (if not eradicate) the sense of burden.   Whether you…

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  Sarah Hunstead – Founder of CPR Kids – is a paediatric emergency nurse or ‘saving angel’ and mother of two. Last year, she joined Emma Walsh, CEO of Parents At Work, for a discussion about how we can support children during Winter in regards to health and safety.  Heading into the colder winter months now, we…

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Single fathers today face a deeply rooted social bias that calls into question their ability to meet the demands of parenthood. It’s a prejudicial view that’s been around for decades. The New York Times reported 30 years ago on a study which found that single dads felt discriminated against because of an image which vilified…

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What is the first year of primary school like for you as the parent? The child care centre your child is leaving and the school your child is going to is very much focused on the child’s point of view, and rightly so. But what support is on offer for parents? Sure, we’ve all experienced…

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Do you dread the teenage years? You’re not alone – many parents do. In our latest free community webinar Lucy Dahill – youth mentor, advocate and radio host – talked to Emma Walsh about how you can see this time as a ‘relationship development’ with your teen instead of living with the dread of what’s…

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