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10 Outcomes of Successful Parenting

10 Outcomes of Successful Parenting

The primary purpose of parenting is to raise fully functional adults who can take care of themselves and make a positive contribution to society. Generally speaking, this should be accomplished by the time the child reaches the age of eighteen. After this age, parents...

New report reveals how Aussie families are adjusting during COVID-19

New report reveals how Aussie families are adjusting during COVID-19

IFS Director Anne Hollonds said although fundamental changes to working patterns had caused one of the biggest shake-ups to our everyday lives in living memory, they had not transformed the way mothers and fathers shared child-care and housework responsibilities.

There is a significant gap in parenting support

There is a significant gap in parenting support

When a woman is pregnant, or has a newborn, a toddler or a preschooler, the amount of information and advice on offer is completely overwhelming. You can't avoid conversations around breastfeeding, starting solids, sleep training, choosing daycare, developmental...

Fatalities are very rare in children with COVID-19

Fatalities are very rare in children with COVID-19

The study, which included children and adolescents aged from 3 days up to 18 years old, found that although the majority were admitted to hospital (62%, 363/582), fewer than one in ten patients required treatment in intensive care (8%, 48/582).