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Hello! And welcome to the Squiz Kids Blog … where each week Squiz Kids host, Bryce chats about life as a dad, shares news from Squiz Kids HQ, previews the week’s content and links out to interesting articles he’s stumbled across that week on kids, education and parenting.

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Striking the right balance

One of the things we grapple with here at Squiz Kids is how to produce a podcast that talks about…

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PM declares war on social media

It was no lesser a figure than the Prime Minister of Australia who stood in front of a press conference…

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An ode to simpler times

I’ve just spent the weekend with my folks in Sydney, helping them pack up their home of 54 years as…

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Choosing hope in a bleak time

Before I threw myself headlong into the world of podcasting, I was senior writer at the Australian Womens’ Weekly (among…

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Why media literacy has never been more important

It’s been a big few weeks in the news cycle. Between the awful events at Sydney’s Bondi Westfield, the riots…

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In the middle of the storm

Do you ever get the sense there’s a big ol’ storm brewing and you might just happen to find yourself…

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When Bad News Happens…

The blanket media coverage given to the events at Westfield Bondi on the weekend present a whole bunch of challenges…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Easter

Kids at the end of their tether, work deadlines looming, the prospect of prolonged exposure to distant family members. Ah…

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Here’s to late bloomers …

I’ve had more than few conversations about NAPLAN this week, as my youngest submits herself to the rigours of the…

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Keep calm and NAPLAN on.

Welcome parents of kids in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 to NAPLAN week – where the very mention of…

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Ministers get behind media literacy

I slept like the dead last night. The Brisbane humidity played its part, most certainly, but I think it was…

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See what happens when they let me out?

I don’t often get let out of Squiz Kids HQ to roam unattended about the world. It’s generally considered safer,…

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Sometimes ‘old skool’ is just better …

I’ve just spent the weekend packing up my parents’ home of 54 years, preparing it for sale as they (finally)…

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On your marks, get set, GO!

And we’re officially off and racing for the new school year – with our friends in Victoria, WA and NSW…

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Welcome to 2024! Let’s not overthink it…

Hello! Welcome back to another school year! Did you have a good break? Are you replenished and ready to leap…

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