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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Tag: Children

Winter school holiday activity guide 2021

Check out the local advertisers in our special winter school holiday activity guide to find fun activities and events for all the family.

Mums, Bubs & Beyond

Check out the advertisers in this special feature to discover the services and products available locally for parents and children.

Gas cooking is associated with worsening asthma in kids. But proper ventilation helps

Increasing evidence suggests cooking with gas may make asthma worse in children. However, proper use of range hoods could reduce that risk.

More sleep or more exercise: the best time trade-offs for children’s health

More sleep could offset children’s excess indulgence over school holidays as new research from the University of South Australia shows the same health benefits may be achieved by either extra sleep or extra exercise.

AEIOU: Canberra’s first early-learning autism hub

Specialising in autism-specific early intervention programs for children aged two to six, AEIOU Foundation is set to open its first centre in the Canberra Region this July.

Sleep helps keep teens’ mental health on track

As families settle back into a new school year, sleep experts are reminding parents about the importance of teenagers getting enough sleep, cautioning them that insufficient sleep can negatively affect their mental health.

Warning after child rescued from hot car

ACT Policing and the ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) have issued a warning on the dangers of leaving children unattended in parked cars, after a three-year-old child was rescued from a hot...

Win 17 Puffin books!

One lucky CW reader will win a bundle of 17 Puffin children’s books plus a Puffin water bottle.

Room to grow: children’s bedrooms

Whether it is due to changing tastes or the changing ages of those inhabiting them, children's bedrooms will require updates over time.

Double denim: Donations doubled this Jeans for Genes Day

Thanks to some generous donors, donations made to Jeans for Genes Day tomorrow, Friday 7 August, will be doubled – and help researchers at the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) continue their important work in gene therapy.

Witnesses sought to alleged historic sex offences

ACT Policing is calling for information regarding multiple alleged sexual assaults committed against children in the Belconnen region beginning in the early 2000s.

Free service to help children impacted by trauma

A new free program is now available in Canberra for children under 12 years old who have experienced trauma. Stepping Stones will be delivered by CatholicCare, and will support children and their families...
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