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Test your knowledge with a quick quiz on some key facts on the development of a child's brain - the foundation for all future learning, behaviour, and health.
Is it okay for parents to share whatever they want about their children on social media?
Quality early learning gives children the skills to set them up for the best start to their school education. A Melbourne Institute study found that children who attended preschool led by a Diploma or Degree qualified teacher scored how many points higher on their Year 3 NAPLAN Tests?
While we all want a healthy diet for our children, how confident are you that you're doing a good job shaping your child’s eating habits?
When was the last time you completed or refreshed your CPR training?
When did your baby start sleeping through the night?
The Royal Children’s Hospital National Child Health Poll revealed that while half of Australian parents (51%) think it’s never okay to use physical discipline with a child, the remainder believe it is unrealistic to think that parents should never use physical discipline. In your opinion is it ever okay for parents to use physical discipline on their children?
If you are a working parent and have to take unexpected or necessary leave to take care of a child, what is your employer's response?