Prosody is the pitch and tone of the human voice. It is the very essence of connection. Our blog hosts articles and stories dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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’.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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"Read More