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  1. 15 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The household chemicals affecting your fertility

    Common household chemicals can affect your fertility; a University of Melbourne expert shares ways to reduce your intake of EDCs if you're trying to have a baby

  2. 10 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Kids’ sleep a key indicator of wellbeing

    The ABC's massive children's happiness survey reveals that sleep is a key indicator of a child's wellbeing, according to University of Melbourne analysis

  3. 27 September 2017 - Inside Business

    Teenage daughters as a risk of divorce

    University of Melbourne research finds parents of teenage daughters have a higher risk of divorce - but the risk disappears if the fathers grew up with a sister

  4. 29 May 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Parents: 24/7 CEOs of our kids’ lives

    In The Strength Switch, Lea Waters from the University of Melbourne explains how strength-based parenting can help children become more optimistic and resilient

  5. 27 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Prescription for developing a child’s mind

    How we interact with children during play can boost their cognitive development, but parents and educators need support to help them get it right.

  6. 27 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Instructional teaching explained

    Instructional teaching, or intentional teaching, can boost future learning and development. This is how it works.

  7. 12 February 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why helping at home is good for kids

    They might complain about it, but doing chores can be good for children. Now a major study will find out exactly what they think about helping out at home.

  8. 26 January 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    How to cope with your child’s first day at school

    The first day of school is a huge transition, not just for children but parents too. Seeing it as a positive challenge can make it easier for everyone.

  9. 20 December 2016 - Under the Microscope

    It takes two to write and laugh

    Sisters Lisa Gibbs and Bernadette Hellard have found fun and success in writing children's books that aim to build the resilience of younger readers.

  10. 30 May 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    The value of strength-based parenting

    Strength-based parenting can bring huge benefits, using positive psychology to unlock your children's potential and enhance their wellbeing.