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Archive for July 2016

Free Triple P Training for parents

As part of a statewide initiative to support families, the Queensland Government is funding training in the Triple P — Positive Parenting Program It’s also offering Triple P programs free to all parents and carers of children up to 16 years. Since September last year, Triple P has run 29 training courses, attracting a total…

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Dental Health Week

DENTAL HEALTH WEEK is aimed for ladies this year — 1st – 7th August This year Dental Health Week, which runs from 1st to 7th August, is focusing on the significant way that hormones can play havoc with a woman’s oral health, an especially important topic in light of a recent study that revealed that…

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Animals and Hygiene at the Ekka

Planning a trip to the Ekka? Animal nurseries at the Ekka are a great experience for children. However, many animals carry illness-causing germs that can make people sick. Contact with animals, their saliva, excreta, bedding or feed are all potential sources of infection. Always wash your hands and supervise children to wash their hands after…

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MedicineList+ App

MedicineList+ provides individuals, carers, families, doctors and nurses, with a comprehensive and easy to use medication reminder. It takes the stress out of managing your medicines and helps you stay on top of your own health as well as those in your care. You can manage your prescription medicines, as well as add additional medicines…

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The NDIS pathway: how to get NDIS support

The pathways to NDIS support are different for children of different ages, but the focus is the same – giving children quick access to the support they need. The NDIS is being introduced gradually and will be available everywhere in Australia by 2019-20, except for Western Australia where trials will continue. Find out when the NDIS…

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National Tree Day – Sunday 31 July 2016

National Tree Day is on the 31st July, it is a fulfilling opportunity to do something good for the environment. Planet Ark research shows that for every hour Australians spend on outdoor leisure activity we spend 7 hours in front of the TV or computer. The research also shows that our backyards are shrinking and the…

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Now Trending in Early Childhood Education: Nature!

Reggio educators speak of the environment being the third teacher. The natural environment is not just the third teacher – it is the ultimate teacher. The outdoor environment builds on children’s capacity and enhances their learning in authentic and meaningful ways. Nature offers much to love and can be a very powerful teacher when children…

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ICE Emergency USB

A brilliant idea for when we are out and about with our little ones. Your son or daughter has been involved in an accident — They didn’t have any ID with them. If you’d have bought them an ICEmergency key, you’d be notified quickly. The ICEmergency USB key holds all the relevant information that emergency workers…

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To share or not to share – that is the question.

A new parenting trend focuses on parents dictating less and leaving children to behave in line with their “natural inclination”. The belief is that the child can eventually figure out they should do the “right” thing for the sake of doing what is right, not because their parents told them to, or offered a reward. It’s a surprisingly…

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