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How Can I Help My Teen Have A Positive Body Image

Parenting Teens: Help Your Daughter Love Her Body BY DR. SARAH HUGHES Last year Girlfriend magazine published a survey of a thousand readers who were asked how they felt about their appearance. The results were sad to read. 96% of readers said they wanted to change a part of their body. Nearly 70% of readers […]

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Dr Google: Why We Shouldn’t Use Google To Diagnose Health Problems

Reasons Not To Rely On Dr. Google For A Health Assessment BY BRITTANY MCGILL The internet has revolutionised the way we seek and obtain information, but we should be cautious about using the internet to make important judgements and decisions about our health and wellbeing. The questions we ask Dr Google can range from the […]

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7 Tips To Help Your Child With Separation and Divorce

How To Parent Through Separation And Divorce BY EMMA BOLES Separation and divorce are extremely difficult and stressful for families. Although some kids will adjust well, others can experience emotional or behavioural difficulties. Often parents will be understandably preoccupied with managing the practical aspects of parenting when going through a separation, but it is also […]

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School Readiness: How Can I Know If My Child Is Ready For School?

What Signs Show Your Child Is Ready For School? BY DR. SARAH HUGHES Starting school is a big thing for kids and their parents and it’s usually at this time of year that parents start to ask…Is my child ready? In NSW school readiness is determined by a child’s age (5 years), but there are […]

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5 Tips To Help You Overcome Anxiety

Anxiety: What Can I Do To Feel Less Anxious? BY DR SARAH HUGHES Anxiety is far more common than most people think. In fact it’s experienced by 1 in 4 people at some point in their life, but far too many people don’t seek help. This is partly because it’s normal to feel anxious in […]

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