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As a kids allergy nurse Heidi Young points out that peanut is a hot topic & something we deal with daily but there is another problem. We understand that it is in the best interests of schools & daycares to not have this in their kid's...

Lawyer Claire Gibbs researches how, as a working mother of twins, she found she needed some additional support and flexibility particularly when first returning to the workforce. Feeling equal parts excitement and anxiety, I lay nervously on the uncomfortable examination table just like any woman who...

Zofia Pawlaczek explains the nature of child abuse (including ugly parent syndrome), particularly in relation to sport, and highlights the importance of sports clubs having child-protection strategies in place at all levels. abuse (including ugly-parent syndrome) is not the prerogative of the parent when it’s directed...

In celebration of their 9th anniversary, What To Do With The Kids has taken on the monumental task of selecting the top ten fictional kids of all time from television, movies and books.  Superheroes and wizards are not included since they have extraordinary powers and...

Joe Adamson*  shares his own experiences, in order to reach others who feel that they have failed or haven’t lived up to the “Walt Disney” version of such blended relationships. There has been much discussion in recent times regarding the increasingly growing phenomenon of stepfamilies or...

Have you been watching Bluey? Janine Kelly and her four-year old daughter daughter are the biggest fans of Ludo Studio’s delightful animated preschool series Bluey which premiered on ABC Kids in October 2018 This Queensland-produced series nails the representation of life with young children. It follows...

Jackie French is a much loved Australian author and this selection of books to be released this week, illustrate the wide range of her authorship and the even wider range of her reach. CHILDmags has been fortunate to have spoken to her twice in recent...

Dr Melissa Kang contemplates how sex education is treated in Australian classrooms, homes,  media and peer groups. Research & curriculum implementation Since 1992, national surveys about the sexual health of students in Australian secondary schools have been conducted. We now have a body of evidence about young...

A note from school prompts a hair-raising experience for Sandy Leen and her family. When the note came home from school advising that there was an outbreak of head lice in my son’s class, I was intrigued. The note instructed me to stop everything and proceed...

Anna Gibson discovers why making time for a story is the biggest contribution you can make to your child’s ‘success’ in life. Albert Einstein was once asked what we could do to make our children smarter. He answered, “If you want your children to be intelligent,...