• Dec 11
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    Why Resilience is one of the Most Important Things we need to Teach our Kids

    No Comments/ Bree James

    So how can you help your child build resilience, problem-solving skills and the ability to deal with the uncertainty of life?

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  • Dec 11
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    House Guests – Are You Prepared for Their Arrival?

    No Comments/ Kate Moloney

    What do you get when you combine our tropical North Queensland paradise, school holidays and Christmas? House guests! And generally, in plague proportions.

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  • Nov 14
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    A Great Start in Life Starts with You!

    No Comments/ Sheree Arnett, Project Coordinator First5Forever, Cairns Libraries, Cairns Regional Council

    In the first years of life, your child's brain develops faster than at any other stage. They are forming hundreds of new brain connections every second. It's partly what they're born with, but their family life and experiences are also important for healthy brain growth.

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  • Nov 09
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    Challenges with Children: We Can All Help

    No Comments/ Rose Foster

    Raising children is no mean feat, we all know that. Juxtaposed between happy moments and intense laughter, are days of despair and frustration. And bringing up children with a disability is no different.

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  • Oct 19
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    Communication Disorders Can Be Invisible

    No Comments/ Teagan Pease, Speech Pathologist, Talk Time Speech and Language Pathology

    Communication is quite complex. It includes language, speaking, speech, hearing, listening, understanding, social skills, reading, writing, and using voice.

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  • Oct 08
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    Are You Concerned About Your Child’s Communication?

    No Comments/ Melanie von Bertouch, Speech-Language Pathologist, Coastal Kids Speech Pathology.

    As with all learning for children, learning to talk happens at different rates for every child.

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  • Oct 05
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    Consequential Discipline

    No Comments/ Meg O’Donnell (B. Ed)

    Let’s be honest here; parenting can be a tough gig.

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  • Sep 18
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    Are You a Role Model of Motivation?

    No Comments/ Donna Kitchin, Assistant Principal Religious Education and Debbie McGuinness, Teacher Librarian, St Francis Xavier’s School

    One of the greatest areas in which parents and teachers need to support students is building and maintaining motivation.

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  • Sep 11
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    What Are Your Boundaries?

    No Comments/ Kate Moloney

    We all want our children to be well-behaved, well-mannered and respectful (especially in public) but how do we go about achieving this dream situation?

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  • Sep 05
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    Support For Siblings

    No Comments/ Centacare NQ

    Interested in learning more about how Centacare NQ can support you and your family?

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  • Aug 30
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    My Encounter With School Sores

    No Comments/ Lisa Gillman

    School sores though unsightly aren’t dangerous but they are highly contagious!

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  • Aug 22
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    Physical Disabilities in Children

    No Comments/ Nicole Brown - Occupational Therapist

    A physical disability can be any condition that impacts on a person’s normal body movement and control.

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  • Aug 16
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    Is Bed Wetting Causing Your Family Distress?

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    Is bedwetting causing sleepless nights and piles of washing at your home?

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  • Aug 15
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    Emotions

    No Comments/ Raquel Sheridan

    From childhood to adulthood, we all have to deal with our emotions.

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  • Aug 08
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    Spotlight On Special Familes – Mackay

    No Comments/ Meet Lexi, Tahlia and Jett

    Getting to know these special families, and their common wish to encourage others to come and say hi should encourage us all to step up and give the kids the positive attention they deserve.

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  • Aug 08
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    Spotlight On Special Familes – Cairns

    No Comments/ Meet Liam, Jackson and Katie

    Get to know these special families and their common wish to encourage their kids in the positive way.

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  • Jul 17
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    Managing Transitions: A Guide to Handling Change

    No Comments/ Kate Moloney

    How to manage that transition of your precious ones from home to an educational environment!

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  • Jul 05
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    Balancing Competitiveness for Best Results

    No Comments/ Mick Martin, Head of Junior School, Whitsunday Anglican School

    We all say “Just make sure you do your best”. However, the purpose of running in a race is to win.

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  • Jun 29
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    Encouraging the Skills of Sharing

    No Comments/ Troy Dunn, Goodstart Early Learning National Inclusive Practices Consultant

    Learning to share, wait and take turns are important skills for young children to learn.

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  • Jun 14
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    How Can You Help Your Child’s School

    No Comments/ Meg O’Donnell, B.Ed

    As much as we want to be, no one is Super-Mum or Super-Dad when it comes to helping out at our children’s schools.

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