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An interview with Alexandra Eidens of the Big Life Journal

An interview with Alexandra Eidens of the Big Life Journal

It was a couple of years ago that I first came across the Big Life Journal. As I read what the purpose of the book was and the content, I knew I had to buy it for my son. It was a Christmas gift. It arrived in the mail and as I flicked through it, I...

Helping children manage emotions

Helping children manage emotions

Expressing emotions is something that doesn’t come naturally to some children, and for others is does. It can depend on whether they have a good role model, but for some children expressing emotions…

Managing challenging behaviour

Managing challenging behaviour

Don’t you sometimes wish that parenting came with some kind of handbook? It is a gig fraught with it’s ups and downs but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Parenting brings so many rewards.

Ways to make reading really fun

Ways to make reading really fun

Is your child feeling reluctant to read a book with you? Are they feeling discouraged when you get books out? Making reading experiences fun is one way to grow your child’s confidence…

An interview with author Shona Innes

An interview with author Shona Innes

From the moment I saw Shona’s BIG HUG books, I fell in love with them. The first thing I noticed was the illustrations on the cover, by Irisz Agocs.

What can we do about cyberbullying?

What can we do about cyberbullying?

Guest Post by Nikki Mitchell, Director of WA Child Safety ServicesAccording to the Office of the eSafety Commissioner about one in every five Australian children has been bullied online.

5 tips to help children with their feelings

5 tips to help children with their feelings

Guest Post by Gemma Lee Taylor, Groups Coordinator at Resilience Kit. Learning about feelings is important for everyone. Here are 5 tips about feelings from Resilience Kit.1.

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Hi. I’m Linda, a Mum to 2 boys, one primary aged, the other a toddler. My background is in Secretarial work. I believe in raising kids with strong values to be kind and caring people. In our house we value honesty, respect, health, safety, caring and cooperation. Please read the ‘About Us’ page to read why I started Books for Young Minds.

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