Philippa Macken writes about how parents can help to keep their infant free from harm.
Margaret Langdon reports on the wonderful work of Dr Catherine Crock and the Hush Music Foundation.
Professor Brett McDermott writes about helping children after the event.
Peter Hadfield explains how young people are being inspired through the power of music.
With a variety of resources aimed at children's different developmental stages, toy libraries offer lots of fun at little cost, writes Anlina Jones.
Richard Lord, CEO of Assistance Dogs Australia, writes about the ways in which dogs help people with special needs.
Murray Dawson-Smith, CEO of Amaze, writes about the difference community awareness can make to families affected by autism.
As Anzac Day approaches, Shrine of Remembrance CEO Denis Baguley looks at how families can explore and connect with our military past.
Marcus Leslie writes about an initiative encouraging a love of movement and physical activity in children.
Margaret Langdon reports on projects aimed at re-engaging students who have dropped out of the education system.
Terri Smith, CEO of Optometrists Association Australia (Victoria), urges parents to keep an eye on their children's vision.
Carmel Meehan reports on educational support for gifted and talented children in Victoria.
Dr Audrey McKinlay examines what to do if your child experiences a head injury.
Gemma Franks is full of admiration for her husband and his fellow firies.
Margaret Langdon reports on a program making the first day of school a little less daunting for children with a disability.
In a house away from home, Rebecca John reflects on the lives of families like hers, who have to cope with serious challenges.
Andrea Travers reports on an organisation that has been supporting families for 90 years.
Margaret Langdon reports on playgroups helping migrant families.
Margaret Langdon looks at the sometimes life-changing friendships formed between children with special needs and volunteer helpers.
Interactive technology is taking music teaching in schools to new and wider horizons, reports Sean Mooney.
Margaret Langdon reports on a student-led education program that's changing the environment – of schools and beyond.
The Children's Protection Society is providing an innovative program at a dedicated centre for children from troubled backgrounds, writes Margaret Langdon.
Mary Hawthorne, principal of the Village School, reflects on the nature of nurturing.
You can run away to join the circus, but this one's in the neighbourhood, and everyone's welcome, writes Margaret Langdon.
Foster-carer numbers are dwindling, but Margaret Langdon meets one for whom the role is undeniably life-affirming.
Margaret Langdon meets a mum with cerebral palsy whose greatest obstacle is other people's attitudes.
A random act of kindness in Melbourne in 1883 led to the formation of a society to help young people. Margaret Langdon reports on how that assistance has been continuing and expanding to this day.
A program at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is prompting some interesting discussions among students, writes Margaret Langdon.