Leanne Hallowell

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7 Popsicles You Should Definitely Be Eating This Summer

From boozy mojito-watermelon to fruity-tangy nectarine-buttermilk, here are seven terrific popsicles to make as the temperatures rise.<p><b>1.</b> Coconut-Lime …

The secret is coding - not colour coding

Cutting straight through No Gender December, The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, Minister for Communications, was delighted by the number of young girls using …

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Forty years ago, Lego wrote a powerful letter to parents about how gender works

A Lego pamphlet from 1974, unearthed and posted on Reddit this weekend, has some advice for parents that rings true 40 years later:<p>The pamphlet’s authenticity was questioned after it went viral over the weekend, but Lego spokesman Roar Rude Trangbæk confirmed to Quartz that the document is real, …

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Why Math Might Be The Secret To School Success

Little children are big news this week, as the White House holds a summit on early childhood education on Wednesday. The president wants every 4-year-old to go to preschool, but the new Congress is unlikely to foot that bill.<p>Since last year, more than 30 states have expanded access to preschool. …

There May Be Some Hope For Restoring Lost Memories In The Brain

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States -- affecting more than 5 million Americans. Perhaps the most devastating symptom of the disease is its characteristic loss of memory and identity, which can take a heavy psychological and emotional toll on its …

For Success at School, Personality May Beat Brains

When it comes to success in school, being smart isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Personality may have a lot more to do with academic success than …

Childcare costs set to rise by almost 30% over the next four years

Forecasts revealing fee increases come as pressure mounts on the Coalition to amend Tony Abbott’s signature paid parental leave scheme<p>Families are set to experience soaring childcare costs in the coming years, with government forecasts revealing that fees will grow by nearly 30% over the next four …