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  1. 6 August 2020 - Inside Business

    Parents of school-age kids during COVID-19? Yes, you’re stressed

    University of Melbourne research finds that Australian parents are feeling the burn of COVID-19 amid a major economic downturn and growing family-work conflict

  2. 16 April 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    Managing your family’s cabin fever

    Families self-isolating through COVID-19 can bring out the worst in each other; a University of Melbourne expert explains how to keep communication harmonious.

  3. 23 October 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    What are 21st century parents concerned about?

    Rising cost of education and rapid social change make it difficult for parents to prepare their children for the future finds University of Melbourne research.

  4. 26 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Supporting families with twin babies…or more

    Families having twins, triplets or more has doubled in 40 years, but the support and advice provided to them needs updating say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 21 May 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    A chance to even the odds

    A child’s destiny is influenced by socio-economic status and location, but quality early learning can help even the odds, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 29 March 2019 - Inside Business

    Sharing the load

    A University of Melbourne expert says this year’s Federal Budget should deliver better family-friendly policies for individual, economic and social rewards.

  7. 15 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    More maternal and child health nurse visits help mothers and babies thrive

    University of Melbourne research finds increasing maternal and child health nurse visits to mothers facing adversity improves maternal and child wellbeing.

  8. 7 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Focusing on kindness, not consumption, this Christmas

    With a bit of planning, parents can use Christmas to teach kids how to slow down and be kind to other people, says University of Melbourne expert Lea Waters.

  9. 7 September 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    What school is best for your child?

    Choosing the right school for your child can be daunting, but a University of Melbourne expert has practical hints and tips for what to look for and ask about.

  10. 3 August 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Teaching your child to cope

    Parents and teachers can help young people learn coping skills to better deal with the stresses of everyday life, says a University of Melbourne expert.