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Parenting Young Children

Taking care of a child in their first years of life is one of the most rewarding and challenging times in the life of a parent. As a parent, it is easy to feel overwhelmed or to get the impression that things are getting out of control when you have a young child. 

However, with the right knowledge and the right tools, parenting young children can become the most pleasant experience. 

You can create life lasting memories with your child simply by understanding your child's physical and psychological development and interacting with them accordingly. Of course, play is an important element in parenting young children and in teaching them various life lessons. But while taking care of your child, make sure you also take care of yourself. 

At Playgroup NSW, we understand that parenting young children is an entirely new experience to many parents and carers. In this section you will find a collection of useful information, tips and tricks to help you bond with your child.

  • Kinderling Kids Radio

    While we often feel most safe and comfortable at homes, statistics has shown that around 25 percent of childhood injuries and accidents happens in home environment. So how do you protect your little one without covering your furniture in bubble wrap, locking everything shut and sealing the front door closed for good?

    Carolyn Ziegler, Child Safety Expert from Dreambaby says there are three main areas of risk in your home. They’re also three areas you spend all day going in and out of.

  • Kinderling Kids Radio

    Technology and social media are allowing many children to grow up online and digitally record their lives. But at what cost? As a parent you should always exercise good cyber judgement regarding social media and kids.Consider what are the possible implications of your posts’ digital footprint for the future.

  • Kinderling Kids Radio

    Are you worried that your kids might be spending too much time in front of the screen? Dr. Kristy Goodwin presents seven tips to establish healthier screen habits and encourage kids to use technology in a healthy and constructive way. After all, a daily dose of technology can be beneficial if it’s done the right way

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Children love playing with balls of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason: balls are great for group play, organised sports or just playing by yourself. They are also suitable for a variety of age groups (from babies to children and even adults).

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Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, answers one of Kinderling Radio listener’s question on how to keep their child safe on the ground.

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