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Carbohydrates for breakfast

Carbohydrates for breakfast

Carbohydrates are a primary source of energy from food and are made up of fibre and sugar ...
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Best breakfast nutrition

Best breakfast nutrition

After going 10-12 hours overnight without food, children's energy reserves are low and their bodies and perhaps more importantly their ...
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The importance of breakfast

The importance of breakfast

A nutritious breakfast can help kids’ bodies and brains cope with the busy mornings at school ...
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How breakfast and lunch impacts learning

How breakfast and lunch impacts learning

What does your child eat for breakfast before school? Food will fuel your children and has an effect on their ...
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Empowering our kids at school

How much responsibility do your children take for their everyday school life? Help them by making a few changes ready ...
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choosing the right childs sport

The right sport for your child

Finding the right sport for your child can be challenging, and often you'll need to stop and start a few ...
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homework debate

The homework debate

Homework - do you love it or hate it? Parents, educators and early childhood experts seem to fall into two ...
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5 nit-proof hairstyles

Five fabulous nit-proof hairstyles

Five hairstyles that will reduce the risk of head lice spreading to your child ...
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save on back to school supplies

9 ways to save on back-to-school

Minimise the expense of heading back to school with these top 9 ways to save on supplies ...
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keep education costs down

Keeping education costs down

Education costs are on the rise but there are tips for parents on how to keep education costs as low ...
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Preparing for the first day of school

Preparing for the first day of school

Learn more about how to get your child ready for their first day of school ...
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Facts and figures about bullying

Facts and figures about bullying

Facts and figures about bullying, including the statistics, research and policies ...
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How to help when your child is bullied

How to help when your child is bullied

What to do and say if your child is being bullied ...
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What makes a bully

What makes a bully

Children who bully want to have control over some aspect of their lives - even if it's just making someone's ...
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8 great lunchbox snack ideas

Top lunchbox ideas

Kids bored with sandwiches? Here are some top tips for ideas on how to fill the lunchboxes ...
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What parents can do about bullying

What parents can do about bullying

When your child is being bullied it can be very emotional. Find strategies to solve the problem calmly and rationally ...
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Cyber bullying

Cyber bullying

About 10% of students say they have been bullied online typically conducted through online social networking sites. Parents need to ...
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School camp and sleepovers: are you ALL ready?

School camp and sleepovers: are you ALL ready?

Sleepovers and school camps - it's a rite of passage! How to help your child cope with sleeping in a ...
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How bullies pick their victims

How bullies pick their victims

If your child is being bullied, he will feel scared, lonely and hopeless. If you suspect that your child is ...
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Definitions of bullying

Definitions of bullying

Definitions to explain bullying that happens in the playground fincluding physical, verbal, social, pyshcological and cyber bullying ...
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Sandwich-free lunch box ideas

Sandwich-free lunch box ideas

Not all children want to take a sandwich to school. Try these ideas to create a nutritious lunch box including ...
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What makes a school lunch great

What makes a school lunch great

What components make up a healthy, nutritious and energy giving school lunch. Find out here ...
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School policies on bullying

School policies on bullying

Schools have a policy or framework to deal with bullying and what the government is doing to prevent bullying across ...
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Tips for packed lunches

Tips for packing lunches

In the heat of summer, it can be difficult to keep food, especially protein cool while waiting to be eaten ...
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Is your child being bullied

Is your child being bullied

Find out what parents need to look for in order to spot the signs and symptoms of bullying in their ...
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How to make your own hair detangler

How to make your own hair detangler

Here's how to make your own hair detangler so that you can comb through hair with ease. A homemade hair ...
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Is your child ready to start school

Is your child ready to start school

School readiness varies from child to child. What year to send them to school can be one of the most ...
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Healthy lunch box ideas

Healthy lunch box ideas

Check out these great school lunch ideas that will fuel kids as they learn, play and grow ...
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How to sew on a button

How to sew on a button

Here's how to sew on a button. Simple instructions and an easy video tutorial show you how to sew on ...
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7 ways to prepare for parent teacher night

7 ways to prepare for parent teacher night

Parent teacher conferences are a time when parents can learn a lot about their child's education. It's worth learning what ...
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Muesli bars and lunch box snacks

Muesli bars and lunch box snacks

Make your own healthy muesli bars for lunch boxes and stop buying packaged muesli bars. Find healthy recipes you can ...
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5 tips for buying a school bag

5 tips for buying a school bag

New Zealand kids may be damaging their spines by carrying the wrong school bag. Here are some things to consider ...
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10 tips for buying school shoes

10 tips for buying school shoes

Kids spend around 30 hours a week in their school shoes, so it's vital they fit properly. Here's how to ...
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How to talk about bullying and cyber bullying

How to talk about bullying and cyber bullying

Here are some tips on how to talk with your children about bullying ...
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