Prosody Blog

Articles and conversations dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people in need of support, protection and care

March 13, 2017

New Book Gives Aboriginal Kids a Voice… “The Life of Tree”

A new book released last week looks to be a promising resource for those of us working with Aboriginal children.

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February 24, 2016

The Wisdom of Owls – and the value of an enjoyable book.

Using her own experience as a grandparent, Jeanette Miller here explores the use of books in regulation and processing for children in the early years.

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October 22, 2015

7 Top Books About Families of All Shapes and Sizes

‘Family’ for children who have experienced child abuse and trauma can be a shifting and sometimes painful concept to grapple with, and we need more ways to help acknowledge and normalise the spectrum of what ‘family’ can mean. In today's blog post, Senior Counsellor Chris Cussens shares a list of books that include varied stories of ‘family’.

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May 28, 2015

The Whole Brain Child Review

Here, guest blogger and parent Beck Lambert shares her review after reading and implementing "The Whole Brained Child" with her family.

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April 14, 2015

8 of Our Favourite Children’s Storybooks

Frequently, we are asked to recommend books for parents to use which reflect our focus on the importance of parent-child connections, as well as reinforcing the practice of mindfulness for parents and children.  Here's our current top 8 along with why we love them.

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December 31, 2014

Review of a golden oldie!

Here Lynne Kennedy, Senior Training Consultant in the ACF Parenting Education and Support Program, reviews a book now in it's 30th edition that still holds relevance today.  "HOW TO TALK SO KIDS WILL LISTEN AND LISTEN SO KIDS WILL TALK" 

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