parenting

A mother tries to encourage her child to eat

If meals with your children are ruled by what they refuse to eat, consider a UNSW Sydney dietitian’s advice on how to tackle fussy eating and win mealtime back.

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A play-based therapy aimed at helping parents manage children’s behaviour has produced long-lasting results in a live trial.

Dr Georgie Fleming conducting an I-PCIT session

A real-world trial has tested the effectiveness – and revealed the challenges – of adapting behavioural therapy to the online world.

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When you want to leave each other, but not your furry friend, could a shared arrangement be the answer? 

Mother comforting her child

COVID-19 restrictions are complicating shared parenting arrangements.

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Dr Georgie Fleming recommends five “pandemic parenting” strategies – including how to best use special play, praise, rewards, consequences and self-care.

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For the first time, parents living in regional and remote NSW can gain access to vital early childhood behavioural support through an online help program, with UNSW researchers leading the push for permanent services.

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Of the four people central to secondary school students’ learning and achievement: the student, the parent (or carer), the teacher, and the peers, without question the most influential is the student, writes Andrew Martin.

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Temper tantrums, playground fights, or just seeming to delight in annoying others. Conduct problems in childhood can be a precursor of worse to come, writes Rhoshel Lenroot.

International experts will discuss the challenges of developing a policy framework for parenting in Australia at a conference hosted by the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) on Thursday April 8.