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It is said that being a parent is one of the most rewarding jobs going, but it can also be one of the toughest at the best of times. So here are some quality tips and tricks to help make things the best they can be for all our mums, dads and carers.

Tips and tricks

One of the most important things you can all do right now is to keep your sense of humour.

Books

Reserve these parenting titles and collect from your local library:

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eBooks

Mum’s & Dad’s will love these parenting eBooks:

  • Bare minimum parenting: the ultimate guide to not quite ruining your child by James Breakwell
  • Smart parenting for safer kids: helping children to make smart choices and stay safe by Freda Briggs
  • 13 is the new 18: and other things my children taught me – while I was having a nervous breakdown being their mother by Beth Harpaz

Borrow up to 30 eBooks on your device. To get started download the ePlatform by Wheelers, RBDigital and Libby apps. Select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password.

Need help setting up your device for eBooks? Watch this video tutorial.

eAudiobooks

How about something to listen to? Check out these parenting eAudiobooks:

To get started, download the BorrowBox, Libby, and RBDigital apps, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password.

Need help setting up your device for eAudiobooks? Watch this video tutorial.

eMagazines

Libraries love these eMagazines:

  • Mother & Baby
  • Pip Permaculture
  • Wellbeing Parenting
  • Working Mother
  • You Play
  • Your Family

To get started using free eMagazines, download the RBDigital app, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password.

eMovies

Make a moment or two for these parenting documentaries:

  • Child's Play: How Having Fun Turns Kids Into Adults
  • Parenting with balance
  • The spanking controversy
  • How to raise emotionally healthy children

First time customer: select "Add Library Card" and enter your member number and password. Create a Kanopy account, then verify your email address.

Podcasts

Treat your ears with these great parenting podcasts:

 

 

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