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Kids need time off

Dr Susie O'Brien is the author of The Secret of Half-arsed Parenting and Herald Sun journalist and columnist. Susie has a PhD in Education and has spent the last two decades writing about parenting and family issues and regularly features Play Australia research and experts.

This new parenting advice book looks at how over 'scheduled' our kids are.

The Secret of Half-arsed Parenting - Dr Susie O'Brien

Pandemic Play - with Judy McKinty

Where there are children, there is play. It is a universal impulse, as old as humanity. Physical play, verbal play, friendship play, solitary play – it is the exercise of body and imagination, marked by humour, challenge, invention and exploration. As essential to childhood as food and drink.

Dr. June Factor