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Goodnight and goodbye, Pa

 My dad died last month. It was unexpected and quite sudden after a brief stay in hospital. It was by far the worst thing I have...

Schools and childcare to close in Melbourne

Remote learning is back and childcare centres will close under tough restrictions aimed at controlling the number of COVID-19 cases in Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews...

Melbourne in lockdown: What Stage 3 restrictions mean

Playgrounds and indoor play centres will be closed, community sport is off and entertainment venues will be closed as Melburnians head into...

To grow or not to grow, that is the question?

I cried for a full day last week. And not just tears in my eyes. I mean full blown, t-shirt wet and salty from my tears...

Insomniac dads? How about sleep deprived mums?

 What even is sleep?I haven’t slept in three years. Well... to be more specific I haven’t had a good night’s sleep in more than three...

Premature babies affecting dad’s mental health

Becoming a dad for the first time, or even the second or third, can be very daunting. But spare a thought for those who have...

Smart phones could help teens tackle anxiety

 Augmented reality could help teens tackle their anxiety, head on. The next-gen technology is being used in a trial to curb increasing rates of poor...

Making the link to seek support

AS Victorian students return to the classroom this week there are fears of an impending youth crisis. Months of isolation, little peer contact and limited...

5 things you must do when moving with young kids

If I ever have the chance to go back in time and talk myself out of selling and moving house with two kids aged...

When will schools reopen in Victoria?

 Victorian schools will reopen this month in a phased return for students following strict COVID-19 restrictions.  The majority of Victorian students have been learning remotely...

Coronavirus screening clinics open in Yarra Ranges

COMMUNITY screening clinics have opened across the Yarra Ranges as part of a two-week coronavirus blitz to test up to 100,000 people. EACH and Eastern...

ABC partnership delivers interactive home learning for kids

A partnership between the Victorian government and the ABC means students can now complete online activities that are connected to programs screening on ABC ME.

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Goodnight and goodbye, Pa

 My dad died last month. It was unexpected and quite sudden after a brief stay in hospital. It was by far the worst thing I have...