Topic "Parenting" in Somali - total 27 documentsTitle: A reminder for parents about immunisation
Summary: It's not only babies, toddlers and children who need to be immunised against common childhood illnesses - parents, grandparents and carers do too. You could unwittingly give a serious illness to your child if your immunisation status is not kept up-to-date.
Title: About Down syndrome - new parents guide
Summary: Information about Down Syndrome, support services for parents of a baby with Down Syndrome, and early intervention services.
Title: All about Kindergarten
Summary: Children go to a kindergarten program in the year before starting school, usually when they are four years old. Some services also offer kindergarten programs for three-year-olds. This booklet provides comprehensive information about how and when your child can start kindergarten
Title: Babies from birth to crawling - birth to 9 months
Summary: Your baby will wriggle and roll from birth, start to sit up at about 6 months and crawl at about 9 months. They will also start to reach and grasp for objects and put them into their mouth. Understanding your baby’s development as they grow will help you gain a great deal of enjoyment from your child and help to keep them safe.
Title: Childhood Bed-Wetting
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.
Title: Dads and Child Care Services
Summary: Fathers are becoming more aware of the significant impact their actions have on the health and well being of their children and their family as a whole.
Title: Duty of care
Summary: People who work in child care owe a duty of care to the children in their care
Title: Free or low-cost kindergarten - kindergarten fee subsidy
Summary: Your child may be eligible for free or low-cost kindergarten as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to provide all children with access to a high-quality kindergarten program in the year before starting school. The kindergarten fee subsidy provides eligible four-year old children with access to a kindergarten program for up to 15 hours per week
Title: Important facts about Rubella for the whole community
Summary: This document contains information on Rubella, including Facts, Prevention and Treatment
Title: Introducing children to Aboriginal culture
Summary: The following are some starting suggestions for activities and resources that provide positive, sensitive and interesting experiences that raise young children’s awareness of Aboriginal heritage and culture.
Title: Learning through play in early childhood settings
Summary: This resource outlines the importance of play for children's learning and development, and the role of play within children's education in Australia.
Title: Literacy as part of everyday life
Summary: Literacy is part of the everyday life of families. Written and spoken words are used to communicate our ideas and feelings and shared meanings.
Title: Music Experiences for Young Children
Summary: Most young children enjoy music and they respond positively and naturally to it. They like to dance and bob around to CDs and tapes; make sounds with instruments and toys; laugh and giggle at finger plays and knee bounces, and join in with songs they know well.
Title: Nino's child restraint challenge - tips for using booster seats
Summary: Parents and carers take part in Nino's Child Restraint Challenge to make sure they are buckling their children into booster seats correctly.
Title: Outdoor Play
Summary: New pressures and changing social conditions increasingly limit children's experiences of the outdoors.
Title: Parent-professional partnerships
Summary: Partnerships between parents and child care professionals ensure better results for everyone. However, it isn’t always easy to make partnerships happen. This brochure discusses why.
Title: Parents' free whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine
Summary: From 1 June 2015, pregnant women and parents (including adoptive parents and foster parents) of newborn babies born on or after 1 June 2015 (before the baby is six months old) are eligible for a free whooping cough vaccine.
Title: Post mortem examination
Summary: This information is for families whose baby has died at the Royal Women's Hospital. While some of the information will be relevant to families elsewhere, not all hospitals follow the same procedures.
Title: Reading with young children
Summary: Reading with young children (0-5 years) needs to be promoted to families and all members of the community as a fun and integral part of a child's daily routine.
Summary: As parents, you naturally want to protect your children from hard times, but all children will face challenges and setbacks. All kinds of experiences – a family break-up, an illness, moving to a new city, starting at a new early childhood education and care setting, or a traumatic event – can put your child’s resilience to the test.
Title: Responsive care giving for infants
Summary: Carers play an important role in the development of children. Carers who contribute most positively to a child’s development are loving facilitators of emotional, cognitive, language, physical, and social competence. With infants, good teaching and good caring occur with emotional support and facilitation of learning and development happening simultaneously. This is characterized as ‘responsive care’, carefully orchestrated to meet each individual child’s needs and relate to that child’s unique thoughts and feelings.
Title: Starting in early childhood services for children learning English as an Additional Language
Summary: This resource talks about early childhood services, the role of Educators and ways parents can support their children to settle in.
Title: Talking with childcare professionals about your child
Summary: Strong positive relationships between parents and professionals are crucial in providing high quality care to children, and they can also make a positive difference to your family’s daily life.
Title: The importance of home languages
Summary: This resource provides important information about growing up with multiple languages and the critical role of maintaining home language/s as a basis for learning English.
Title: The social baby
Summary: Babies communicate from birth, and they behave in their own individual ways even though they have much in common. It is important to learn to read their cues.
Title: Toddlers on the move 9-18 months
Summary: Your toddler will become increasingly mobile now and start to walk. They will also become very curious; trying to open cupboards, turn switches on and off and seek out items they know exist even if they are hidden from view. At this age your toddler will want to “test” everything by putting it in their mouth. Toddlers will imitate the actions of adults, so it is important for parents to model safe behaviour.
Title: Transition to School
Summary: Preparing your child to begin school is an exciting time for you and your child.
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