Linda Stade

Education Writer

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Sport & Recreation

Growing Brave Kids In A Fearful World

It’s important that we grow brave children. We want kids who are happy to take risks physically, emotionally and intellectually. There are good reasons for that….Brave kids are going to be the ones who find out early what their strengths… Continue Reading →

Girls Kicking Goals

The opening round of the inaugural Australian Football League Women (AFLW) attracted 1.4 million viewers. The grand final in Brisbane attracted more spectators than the Queensland derby played later that day. And this winter there are 400 more girls’ football… Continue Reading →

50+ Ways to Get Your Teen Off Their Device and Into Holidays

 The summer holidays pose a real challenge for some parents in terms of getting kids off the couch. It is relatively easy to get young kids out to play, but teenagers are a bit more difficult. When teenagers are sitting… Continue Reading →

Shall We Dance?

At the end of Year 8 in 1982, I had to choose my elective subjects for the following year. I desperately wanted to study Drama and Dance. Somehow I ended up studying Bookkeeping and Typing. Apparently they were the sensible… Continue Reading →

Strong, Fit Girls: An Interview with Olympian, Lucy Chaffer

 Lucy Chaffer has been teaching Physical Education, Outdoor Education and Health in girls’ schools for ten years. She is passionate about instilling in girls an understanding that their bodies are their allies and therefore deserve their love and attention. She… Continue Reading →

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