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Scrolling their way to sleep: what every parent needs to know about kids, sleep and screens

26 March 2021

Today, parents face unprecedented challenges in ensuring their children enjoy a good night’s sleep – thanks to widespread bedtime tech use. So if your child struggles to get their Zzzs, you already

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How to get your kids back into the classroom with a smile – after lockdown

19 June 2020

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A Q&A on school refusal with Dr Peter Kyriakoulis

The pandemic has taken its toll on everyone – even our smallest members of society. So it’s understandable if your child isn’t over the moon about

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Telehealth and children: everything parents need to know about virtual counselling

6 May 2020

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While telehealth has been around for some years, it’s certainly new to many of our clients during this time of social distancing. And while it can take some getting used to – for children in particu

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My child finds reading a challenge. Could it be dyslexia?

4 March 2020

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Your child’s reading hour is approaching. Tension begins to fill the air. And within moments, the avoidance tactics begin. Excuses, arguments, tears – and perhaps self-deprecating comments such as ‘

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8 practical hints for beating the back-to-school blues

4 February 2020

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Was that the sound of the bell calling them back to school after weeks of summer break? While some will be jumping for joy – ready to hit the books, see their pals and meet their teachers, others wi

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Answers to your biggest questions about bullying

1 November 2018

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We have to cope with many challenges in our lives. But bullying shouldn’t be one of them.    

According to Kids Helpline, one in four children will be bullied at some stage. But bullying doesn’t

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