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Parents who don’t work full-time are disadvantaging their children? Whaaat?

As a parent, there is nothing like peer pressure to make you change your ways.  And if you believe what journalist and mum Natasha Robinson tells you in her recent article for The Australian, that ‘home is so old school,’ then you will enrol your child in after-school-care for the upcoming term tout de suite! […]

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Let Them Run Free

I read an article in The Australian last week (by Cassandra Wilkinson, author of Don’t Panic: Nearly Everything is Better Than You Think) on how, over the last decade, Australian Playground Safety Standards have been changing the design of children’s play spaces ‘to remove danger, risk and quite a bit of fun’. In a nutshell, […]

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