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Prosody Blog

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.

April 19, 2022

Facilitating an online parent group vs a face-to-face parent group

‘Facilitating an online parent group vs a face-to-face parent group’ blog article was written by Chris Hutchinson, Senior Consultant, Parenting and Early Years Program at Australian Childhood Foundation. I have run many face-to-face parent groups. Many with a variety of different parent cohorts from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. And many with parents of children …

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April 5, 2022

Transitions in Children’s Everyday Lives

‘Transitions in Children’s Everyday Lives’ blog article was written by Chris Hutchinson, Senior Consultant in the Parenting and Early Years Program at the Australian Childhood Foundation.   Young children’s days are filled with change. The transitions children are asked to make each day, from one place to another, one person to another, or one activity to …

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August 5, 2021

Motivation Supports Mental Health and Wellbeing in Children

This ‘Motivation Supports Mental Health and Wellbeing in Children’ blog article was written by Chris Hutchinson,  Senior Consultant in the Parenting and Early Years Team, at the Australian Childhood Foundation. Motivation is ‘our reason for doing’  Motivation is what drives us to act in order to achieve our goals.  We can be self-motivated when we …

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June 23, 2021

How do we continue to do it all from home? Routines are your best friend

This ‘How do we continue to do it all from home? Routines are your best friend’ blog article was written by Chris Hutchinson, Senior Consultant in the Parenting and Early Years Team, at the Australian Childhood Foundation.   We’ve been asked this question many times – how can we continue to manage everything at home; …

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September 21, 2020

Free Play and Wellbeing

This article was written by Chris Hutchinson, Senior Consultant in the Parenting and Early Years Program at the Australian Childhood Foundation. Play is universal, children all around the world do their own version of play. Even if play is not intentionally encouraged in a country or community somehow children still find ways to play. Through …

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