Author: Melina Mallos

How to Have an Enjoyable, Educational and Memorable Family Holiday Abroad

Family holidays have long been a dearly loved Australian tradition. Many families will have a particular time of the year (for example Easter school holidays) and location that they stay loyal to annually, whilst other families enjoy exploring different places every holiday for unique adventures together. The common ingredient, regardless of family, destination or time of year is quality time spent as a family, enjoying one another’s company and building precious lifelong memories.

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Parents’ Social Media Accounts Present Significant Risk to their Children

Whilst much has been said publicly about safety for children using social media, there is very little advice for parents on sharing about their family on their own social media accounts. According to Children’s Multicultural Educator and Consultant, Melina Mallos, not many parents are aware of the precise dangers presented by their own social media accounts.

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In Celebration of Mum

Different countries and cultures around the world celebrate most occasions, such as Christmas, in unique ways. One special occasion that appears to mean the same thing in most cultures around the world, however, is Mothers Day.

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Anzac Day with your kids

Many parents today are hesitant about acknowledging ANZAC Day with their kids, because they are afraid that by doing so, they are glorifying war. As years go by, the number of our ANZAC veterans who are still alive dwindle. The families and communities who felt that public acknowledgment of the day was more to pay our respects to our fallen and living soldiers, feel that there is little point if there are no veterans alive to appreciate it.

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Four of the Best Ways to Make the Most of a Day at the Museum or Art Gallery

Visiting museums and art exhibitions can be a great way to immerse your kids in learning and culture, and expose them to new and exciting ways of viewing the world around them. Recent studies suggest that children learn best through social interaction within a museum/art gallery setting. If parents take the right approach, it has been proven that a child’s learning and memory of the visit is greatly enhanced by fun, informal communication and practical participation.

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Addressing Multi-culturalism With Your Kids

I’m not a mother but one day I hope to be. And I hope that the world I bring my children into will respect all cultures. If the recent tragic events in Paris have shown us anything, it is the importance of cultivating intercultural awareness from a young age. In times such as these, where in certain parts of the world we are being terrorised for having different beliefs, promoting inclusion has never been more crucial. I think in Australia we’ve done quite a good job of that – and we must continue to coexist peacefully and to fight for...

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