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Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s a great time to focus on just how important dads are. For many years, researchers believed the mother-child bond was the single most important relationship in a child’s life. But in the last few decades research...

Youth MHFA Course offered by Young Minds Network in The Gap Learn how to assist a young person in a mental health first aid situation. The Youth Mental Health First Aid course was created by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia, who offer award-winning training in 25...

Most parents today have heard of the term ‘resilience’. It is one of the most popular topics in positive psychology and among parenting experts. But may parents wonder, what is resilience? Why is it important for my child? And how can I help my child...

Self-care is certainly a term that’s burst onto the scene with an essential oil infused splash. In fact, today there’s a $10 billion self-care industry to advise you on all things self-care, from the newest fitness apps to the best scented candles on the market. But...

It can be extremely upsetting to parents the first time their previously angelic child lies to them. She might be adamant that it was the dog that went into the cupboard and ate the lollies. Or, she might insist that it was her baby brother...

People nearing he age of 65 years are often concerned about memory lapses. It is not unusual for little things such as forgetting where the keys are or misplacing a pair of glasses to lead to a fear of getting Alzheimer’s disease or some other type...

There are times when we feel lively, positive and everything is easy to manage. Then, there are times when we feel down and exhausted by the demands of life. During these times we might even have a huge desire a break free and find a...

Father’s Day is celebrated to recognise and honour the role of fatherhood. For many people it is an opportunity to express gratitude and celebrate the important role dads have in contributing to their children’s lives. People show that special man (dad, grand-dad, uncle etc) in their...

It’s normal for many children to have difficulties with concentration every now and again at school.  Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), however, tend to experience ongoing focus difficulties and possible impulsive and hyperactive behaviours that may cause problems at home, school and socially with their...

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