TV presenter and nutritionist Zoe Bingley-Pullin and the original yellow Wiggle himself Greg Page join host Shevonne Hunt to tackle parenting topics, sharing their opinions and experience along the way.
On this episode these topics include:
- Do children have the right to strike for action on climate change?
- What love song do you share with your partner?
- What do you miss most about your children being small?
- Father’s Day wishes and plans
Listen to Zoe Bingley-Pullin and Greg Page on The Parent Panel:
Do children have the right to strike?
This week some religious schools have announced that they will not support students striking on September 20.
It will be the third time students have gone on strike to protest government inaction on climate change.
While the NSW Uniting Church has come out in support of students, the Sydney Catholic and Anglican schools have declined, with a Catholic schools spokesman saying, “The best way for young people to really make a difference is to receive a quality education”.
Do children have the right to strike or should they protest outside of school hours?
The music that binds us together
Macquarie University researchers recently used a survey to discover the impact of ‘couples songs’ on a relationship.
Dr Celia Harris, a lecturer in Macquarie’s Department of Cognitive Science, surveyed 200 people in romantic relationships to discover if they had a song they shared as “their” song.
Over two-thirds had a ‘couples’ song. When asked why it was their song, reasons ranged from the meaning in the lyrics reflecting their relationship, or an event like a first kiss. Sometimes they just liked the song.
Do you and your partner have a song? What is it and why is it ‘your’ song?
The endless letting go of parenthood
One thing they don’t tell you about having children is missing the bits of them that they lose as they grow up. The way they could fit under your chin as babies, the pudgy cheeks of the toddler years or their dancing without any inhibitions. It’s a series of endless letting goes, as you embrace the next wonderful stage of their life. It’s exciting and sad at the same time.
What do you miss most about when your kids were really little?
The best way to do Father’s Day
It’s Father’s Day on Sunday. Writer Darren Levin has thought about (PayWall) what he’d like this Father’s Day. It involves a fancy breakfast in bed and a screening of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
What have you got planned for Father’s Day/what would be your ideal Father’s Day?
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