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Raising Children Network media releases

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Boredom is fantastic for children’s play, say parenting experts
A bit of boredom is not a bad thing – in fact it can actually do children some good, say experts at the Australian Government-funded parenting website
Parents experiencing stillbirth trauma should know they’re not alone
As families publicly share their experience of stillbirth in response to the current Senate Select Committee on Stillbirth Research and Education, some parents may be experiencing powerful emotions.
One in four Australian kids are being bullied repeatedly
A quarter of Australian kids report they’ve been bullied repeatedly and half say they’ve experienced bullying at least once. So how can parents know if there’s a problem – and when to step in?
Top tips for exam success
Raising Children Network offers helpful tips for parents to support their teenagers during their exam time.
Helping parents become NDIS Ready
Raising Children Network partners with National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to produce new NDIS resources for parents.
Tips for parenting in stepfamilies and blended families
Raising Children Network launches resources for parenting in stepfamilies and blended families.
Top tips on how best to travel with kids
Tips and ideas to help parents take the stress out of family holidays this summer.
New online resource for parents of gifted and talented children
New scientifically based resources – eight articles and four videos – support parents to navigate raising a gifted or talented child.
Support is at hand for 300 000 breastfeeding mums
New videos help breastfeeding mums with demos and expert tips on how to breastfeed, attachment, common breastfeeding questions, getting support and more.
Communication critical to helping stressed teens
New videos and articles show parents how to communicate with teens on the issues that cause them stress such as cyberbullying, body image or depression.
New interactive helps parents-to-be hatch their plan
Birth Choices is an interactive resource to help parents-to-be decide on their preferred birth setting and birth care.
700 Whittlesea mums turn to online community support
‘Mum power’ in Victoria has seen a new online community emerge - the Raising Mums Network.
New online ‘Dads Guide to Pregnancy’ covers what men want to know
Raising Children Network launches ‘Dads Guide to Pregnancy’, giving dads all the information they asked for about all stages of pregnancy.
Raising Children Network marks National Families Week
Raising Children Network marks National Families Week, an opportunity to recognise the importance of parenting.
Technology is changing how parents find support
Raising Children Network launches a mobile version of the award-winning website.
Launch of Australia’s first parenting website on raising teenagers
New teens section of the Raising Children Network site officially launched by the Hon. Jenny Macklin MP, Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA).
Australia’s first Baby Karaoke iPhone app launched
Australia's first Baby Karaoke iPhone app launched by Raising Children Network
It’s a happy Families Week for Australian families
The Australian Government announces an exciting expansion of the Raising Children website, to include the pre-teen and teenage years, and enhance the site for a diverse range of Australian families.
Raising Children with Autism website launched
Raising Children Network launches a new online autism spectrum disorder resource.
Raising Children Network wins four major awards
The Raising Children website and the companion Raising Children DVD have won four major interactive media awards.
Harry Potter, Spiderman, Transformers: What the ratings don't tell you
The Raising Children website launches child-friendly movie reviews in time for the holidays.
Australian parenting website expands its reach and resources
The Raising Children Network provides support to parents of children with disabilities.
Thoughts and demands of work affecting parents at home
The Raising Children Network launches the Eyes Light Campaign, a series of articles about the importance of giving children positive attention.
New parenting website takes its first steps
The Raising Children Network announces the launch of its landmark Australian website
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