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Celebrating our Cultural Differences

By Family Kickstart Georgia | August 9, 2017

What is culture? Culture is often thought of from the perspective of language, ethnicity and race and how it is expressed through music, literature, art and food. However, a cultural group can also comprise people who share an issue or a theme, such as age, spirituality, gender, physical issues, social…

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Everyday Learning for Literacy and Numeracy

By Family Kickstart Georgia | August 5, 2017

You have a strong influence, as a parent, on your child’s development and learning from their early years and also through school. Encouraging and supporting your child to learn makes a big difference, even you don’t have to be an expert or know how to do work your child is…

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What is Sexual Abuse?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | August 2, 2017

You have a right to respect, safety and a life free of harm from others. Unfortunately, this does not always happen and sometimes lives are affected by the experience of abuse, including sexual abuse. So, what is sexual abuse? Sexual abuse happens when someone uses his or her own or…

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Getting Help for Suicide – What Young People Say?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 31, 2017

Young people, who had thought about, attempted or planned suicide told what advice they would like to give others and how they got help. To deal with how they feeling, only 1 in 5 young people had ever received any help. Why didn’t they ask for help? Stigma “If I talk…

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How to Get More Sleep?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 25, 2017

While you can’t stop a sick toddler from getting you up at 3am or change your baby’s around-the-clock schedule, you can improve the quality of what sleep you are getting. Here’s how in easy steps: Stay cool. Keep your bedroom at a comfortable temperature and block out noise and light,…

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What are the Signs of Postnatal Depression?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 21, 2017

Postnatal depression is different from the baby blues which can make you feel anxious, weepy and moody, but it usually gets better within a few hours or days, after the birth. But, you may have postnatal depression, if these feelings go beyond the first two weeks after your baby is…

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Your Child Says ‘It Hurts’ – What to Do?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 19, 2017

They don’t have a fever, you know it is not a flu or cold, there are no symptoms presenting, yet they still insist they’re sore. What you should do next? It can be an emotional time, having a sick child at home. It can be extremely frustrating, throw in the…

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Few Tips for Helping Sick Kids Sleep

By Family Kickstart Georgia | July 18, 2017

When a kid is sick they just want their mum, it’s a well-known fact. Who can blame them? It is also a well-known, when kids are sick, they generally have trouble sleeping: pains and aches, high fevers and persistent coughing all turn a restful sleep into the impossible dream. And…

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