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New recommendations for babies, children and teens: How much screen time is safe for kids?

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New recommendations for screen time have been developed for every age group to reflect how prevalent digital media is in everyone’s life. Everything you need to know to help you guide your family’s appropriate use of technology, while minimising the risks, is presented.

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When can my child return to school? Part Two – Need to stay home from school

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When children are ill, it can put a strain on the family. Parents may have to miss work, children are missing important contact time with teachers and often homework piles up rapidly. Parents can struggle to make wise choices that take into account all of these factors. This post can help you better understand what is important and how to make informed decisions.

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When can my child return to school? Part One – Prevention & Okay-to-Go

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Parents often wonder when a child can return to school after being sick. Many parents find themselves in difficult positions trying to decide if their child is healthy enough to go to school or ill enough to stay at home. The balance is between helping the child get well as quickly as possible while avoiding spreading the illness to others.

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Social media – the good, the bad and the ugly: A parent’s guide Part III

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Part I covered what social media is, Part II covered the benefits and drawbacks and in Part III, helpful information for parents will be presented about specific apps to help children and teens safely navigate social media.

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