Parent Support Resources



HEADLICE

Articles from the Department of Health which provide advice about headlice.


CATHOLICCARE SANDHURST

provides local and regional family support programs, parenting workshops and a range of other resources. Each term they publish a newsletter which provides details of upcoming programs, recipes, resources, articles and more.  For the latest edition, please click here.



LEARNING POTENTIAL WEBSITE

Want to help your child with their learning?

If you’re looking for tips and ideas to help you nurture your child’s potential, then check out the Learning Potential website.  It has hundreds of articles on all aspects of your child’s learning and development, from the early years to the end of high school, with more articles added all the time!

 

For families and carers of primary school aged children, the complementary Learning Potential Resources website has great ways you can reinforce the skills your child is developing in the classroom. Some of the articles are listed below, but this is just a small selection:

 

Helping with Maths homework 

5 tips to help get ready for school in the morning

Encouraging girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths)
"Pause-Prompt-Praise" for working out tricky words

 


PARENTING IDEAS WEBSITE

These Michael Grose articles and tip sheets are provided for parents and families to access online at any time. If you have a particular parenting related-concern that you can't find an article or tip sheet for, please speak to the office staff as there may be additional articles available that have not been added to our website yet. Chances are that someone else may have the same query, and it is worth following up.

 

Parenting Ideas Blog

 

Parenting kids who want to be boss

Help your child achieve! 

Resiliency Robbers 

Parenting the Family Underdog 

Do Less, Not More For Your Kids

Teachable Moments

What Bullying Isn't

Mothering Not Parenting

Education Needed on Sexting

Friendship Skills

Natural Disasters

Life Issues

Help your child ACHIEVE

Facing Facebook

Ask what, not why

Raising Kids to be Lifelong Learners

Mind their *&"@! language

Go visual to manage kids

Lose The Biggest Loser

Getting to school on time

Free range parenting

Impulse Control

Five ideas to get young people to listen

Concentration Levels

 

 

About Michael Grose; Australia’s No. 1 Parenting educator:

 

Michael is the author of 8 parenting books, including his recent release "Thriving!" and the best-selling "Why First Borns Rule the World and Last Borns Want to Change it". His popular parenting columns appear in newspapers and magazines across Australia. He's the current Channel 9 Today Show parenting expert. He also has a regular fortnightly half hour parenting segment on ABC radio Victoria.