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New out of Queensland, research revealed that half of all parents struggle with the stress of raising children, but only 10% regularly ask for help.     They are the smart 10 per cent!    Parents need assistance, advice and support from others to help them successfully raise their kids. Yet, 90 per cent of them do not regularly ask for help.   I suspect that this finding is not peculiar to Queensland. My experience suggests it’s an Australia-wide phenomenon.    In a recent press release Steve Armitage of the Queensland Family and Child Commission said research showed struggling parents were reluctant to speak out for pride or fear of being judged as a bad parent.   “We want parents to know they do not always have to put on a brave face. Everyone struggles from time to time. It is okay to talk about prob...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


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