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Michelle Stedman

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About Michelle

Michelle llives in rural Victoria and is a mum to a little boy, a wife to a bigger boy, an aspiring writer and a ‘wish-I-could-blog-more’ blogger. She has a general interest in child psychology and development, and enjoys writing lists, taking photos, drinking wine with friends and generally being creative.

Michelle believes we can never spend too much time preparing our children for the obstacles they will face in the real world.

With a background in tourism and marketing, Michelle started a family in 2010, and now has tweaked her priorities and interests. Writing for happychild in an internship capacity, Michelle also blogs about her parenting adventures over at ‘Raising Will’. Feel free to drop in and say Hi on Twitter or Facebook. All cheesecake donations will be accepted graciously...

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A Baby Bird Leaves the Nest ... I mean, Couch

12/01/2012 - 15:59

Will was lovingly placed on the couch by his Aunty last week. Read full post
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Why BFFs - Best Friends 'Forever' - are Good for Children

10/05/2012 - 12:56

Anyone helped through hard times by a close friend knows how much that support meant to them, but do close childhood friendships play an important role in long-term emotional development? Read full post
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Anniversaries of Natural Disasters - Anxiety Risks for Children

11/01/2012 - 15:50

With anniversaries of the devastating 2011 summer of disasters returning tragic images to our screens, parents should consider the impact on children of repetition of these traumatic events. Read full post
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How Family Communication Influences Teen Depression

20/12/2011 - 13:55

                  “There is no question that depression affects teens more than younger children, in fact, i Read full post
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One in Twelve Teens Self Harm - Why, and Where to Get Help

29/11/2011 - 10:14

With a new Australian study indicating that 1 in 12 adolescents self-harm, it’s important for parents and carers to keep informed about self-harm and what it can mean for their child. Read full post
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