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Childcare workers think cake is ‘fun’

Do you and your colleagues share a definition of junk food? 1000 childcare workers, surveyed by researchers from Western Australia’s Edith Cowan University, didn’t. Some thought sausages, high in saturated fat and salt, were a naughty treat. For others, these ...

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Top model also a role model for intersex kids

Belgian model Hanne Gaby Odiele is a rangy 178 centimetres tall. Mousey-blonde haired and milky-skinned, she has an impish, slightly androgynous look. As well as strutting catwalks, Odiele is helping break a taboo by recently declaring herself as intersex. Odiele ...

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Camps take bush kinder to next level

A raucous bus ride to the bush. Nature trails. After-dinner stories around a crackling campfire. This sounds like your regular school camp, but it isn’t: it’s preschool, or kindy camp, as Little Beacons Learning Centre calls its new initiative. The ...

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