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My four year old is scared of the dark and needs us to stay with him while he goes to sleep and then comes into our room (and bed) when he wakes at night. It is legitimate fear and need for comfort but on the down side noone is getting any sleep! What should we do?
I have two children who for the most part adore each other and play really well, but get painfully competitive over time spent with me. It’s great to feel loved but the competitiveness is exhausting to deal with and often spoils nice moments. Is there a way to work around this?
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Director of Paediatrics Gold Coast University Hospital
Professor Susan Moloney is a General Paediatrician. She is a Qld Health Eminent Specialist and is the Director of Paediatrics at the Gold Coast University Hospital. Prof Moloney was previously the President of the Paediatric and Child Health Division of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, (RACP) was chair...
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Acting Director and Educational Leader, Goodstart Early Learning