July 26, 2021
Parents deliver clear message to politicians in new poll
Clear message: A new poll of 4,700 Australians confirms the high cost of early childhood education and care is a barrier that parents in Australia want removed and they are willing to vote for a policy to change that.
July 23, 2021
Three things parents should know about newborn crying
The creator of Calmbirth, Peter Jackson, once told me something I’ve never forgotten. He said ‘the sound of a newborn crying can be likened to the sound of a smoke alarm going off. They make the same sound.
July 16, 2021
The Parenthood Newsletter July 2021
So Melbourne is now in Lock Down 5.0 and Greater Sydney is in the middle of at least 5 weeks in lock down thanks to the Delta strain of Covid19. It comes just weeks after almost every state and territory had some form of lock down imposed.
July 15, 2021
National Summit on Women’s Safety
The Parenthood, Australia’s leading parent advocacy group, has welcomed the National Summit on Women’s Safety program launch. Executive Director Georgie Dent said this was a positive signal from the Federal Government.
July 13, 2021
Unmissable chance for Victorian women and parents
Australia’s leading parent advocacy group, The Parenthood, has congratulated the Victorian Government for establishing an Independent Inquiry into Economic Equity for Victorian Women.
July 02, 2021
Dear parents, it’s not your job to ‘fix’ your baby’s crying
One of the most challenging aspects of the first few months of parenting a newborn is infant crying. Most parents say that nothing could have prepared them for how the sound of their own baby crying would make them feel.
June 25, 2021
The Parenthood Newsletter June 2021
June 18, 2021
Childcare system failing to support families
The majority of Australian families say early learning and childcare is so expensive that it’s hardly worth taking on paid work, according to new research. The Front Project’s Work and Play report was released yesterday and surveyed 1700 families.