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Parenting HUB

Parenting HUB CatholicCare Sydney

Our Parenting Hub provides tips and practical advice on building positive relationships with your child. You’ll also find suggestions on how to handle the challenges of parenthood and the importance of emotional and physical wellbeing for the whole family. Resources categories include; primary school, high school, family wellbeing, relationships and learning.

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5 reasons why you should read to your children

5 reasons why you should read to your children

25 Jul 2022

You can help ensure your child’s success by reading to them starting at a very early age but, did you know, the benefits of reading to your children go far beyond literacy skills?

3 ways to teach your child to be a good friend

3 ways to teach your child to be a good friend

24 Jun 2022

Making and growing friendships takes a lot of work, by both parents and children, but they can be one of the most rewarding experiences in a child’s life.

5 keys to building stronger families

5 ways to build stronger families

21 Apr 2022

A strong family does not come about by mistake and it’s certainly not just the sum of its parts. It takes time and is most effective when all members are working together.

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Childhood challenge or learning opportunity

15 Jul 2021

Why the challenges of childhood are also a learning opportunity

Tackling back-to-school anxiety

Tackling back-to-school anxiety

24 Jun 2021

Tips to help you tackle back-to-school anxiety and help your children feel confident as the holidays come to an end.

Primary School

How to help children cope with anxiety

13 May 2021

When your child is angry, frustrated or disruptive, they may be experiencing anxiety. Here are some ways to help them cope.


Looking after yourself as a parent

16 Apr 2021

Why it's important to take time for yourself as a parent.

Gaming to Gambling

Gaming to Gambling: The link for young gamers

12 Mar 2021

Find out more about the emerging link between gaming to gambling in our children.

Self Care Parenting HUB

How to make time to take care of yourself

6 Mar 2021

Family life can be busy but self-care is important for the wellbeing of yourself and your family.