Pool safety:

summer pool safety
Written by Sarah Hunstead, words via our education partners, Parent TV. Summer is upon us, and for many of us, summer in Australia = swimming. For kids, it might be in the backyard pool while the grown-ups cluster around the barbecue, down at a nearby creek or waterhole with a death-defying rope swi

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The iPad Generation – Statistics, Effects, and What You Can Do

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8 Child First Aid Tips

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Effect of a nurturing environment on brain development

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