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Working from home: the lockdown survival guide for families

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Posted on by Leonardo Rocker (Quirky Kid Staff)

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How can we create a productive space for the whole family to work from home? Maintaining your child’s education, your ability to be productive in the workforce and your family’s financial stability has never been so challenging. Many more parents are working from home alongside their children. Quirky Kid has developed our Top 5 Tips […]

Managing Children Anxiety About COVID-19

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Posted on by Zoe Barnes

Managing children anxiety about Covid-19

As the international impact of the COVID-19 virus continues to increase, news about the virus dominates the media, and has entered family discussions and classroom conversations throughout our global communities. Parents and educators are sharing best-practice information on how to manage children’s anxiety about COVID-19. While families grapple with changes to their daily work and […]

Supporting Children through Trauma and Natural Disasters

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Posted on by Zoe Barnes

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Large traumatic events, such as the recent Australian bushfires, have a significant effect on the emotional wellbeing of individuals and communities as a whole. Media coverage and widespread discussion about these events and associated political issues have also led to repeated exposure to distressing images and information amongst the wider community. Naturally, children and young […]

014: [Q&A] Navigating Children’s Screen Withdrawals

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Posted on by Zoe Barnes

Now that the world is living on the digital age era, it is inevitable for the young people to spend most of their time using their iPads, laptops, and other similar gadgets. This actually takes a toll on the kids’ wellbeing because they would rather be confined at home with these devices and playing online […]

013: [Q&A] How to Initiate Positive Parent-Teacher Relations

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Posted on by Zoe Barnes

According to studies, parent involvement in their child’s education by being engaged in the school affairs, as well as positively interacting with the teachers can be beneficial to educational outcomes. Children can strive to do better knowing that parents have built a good relationship teachers and school. But how can you initiate a constructive relationship […]

012: [Q&A] Raising Grateful Young People

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Posted on by Zoe Barnes

Kids, by nature, often feel that they are entitled, which makes them less appreciative for the things that they have received, as well as for their experiences. It is the parents’ responsibility to enlighten their children about being grateful for what each has been given. And being able to raise grateful children would be the […]