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These fact sheets are to support families with practical, up-to-date parenting articles.

Exploring the new frontier of parenting 

Michael Grose explains how emotions are now recognised as an important part of the  parenting landscape. Here are five ideas to help you explore the landscape of kids' emotions. Exploring the new frontier in parenting (PDF, 449 KB)

How to raise a child to be a giver

Michael Grose highlights why it is so important to teach your child to be a giver not a  taker, and gives five practical ways to develop a sense of generosity in kids. How to raise a child (PDF, 675 KB)

Developing your child's social media scripts

In this article Michael Grose discusses the importance of starting conversations with  children about using social media from a young age to prepare them to be savvy users  when we're not around. Developing your child's social media scripts (PDF, 369 KB) 

Do you let kids amaze you? 

Read how to give children opportunities to develop self-help skills; provide them with real responsibility and give them autonomy to make some of their own, and really amaze you. Do you let kids amaze you? (PDF, 846 KB)