Even if you don’t follow the NBA, you’ve probably heard about Ben Simmons. The 21-year-old, 2.08 metre (that is six foot and ten inches by the way) basketballer has been collecting accolades like it’s going out of style. His celebrity, both on and off the court, is gaining momentum - ranging from dating a Kardashian to million-dollar endorsement deals and sponsorships.
When it comes to coping with impostor syndrome, being a powerful female in a male-dominated field and daring to start a family while working as an on-air news personality, Tracey Spicer certainly has some stories to share.
It has been a banner year for former St Francis Xavier’s Primary School student, Ben Simmons. Not only did he lead his team, the Philadelphia 76ers, to the NBA playoffs, the 21-year-old Melbourne-born basketballer took home the Rookie of the Year Award, the league’s top award for first-timers in a regular season. He is the first Australian ever to win this honour.
Curiosity drives infants and toddlers to explore and experience the world around them. It is this innate curiosity which inspires a child’s interest in developing an understanding of their surroundings and their place within life. With the importance of curiosity in mind, it is essential to nurture the desire for discovery and expanded horizons in all children.
In an effort to support the wellbeing of parents and carers, CatholicCare’s counselling services have partnered with Renee Sciulli and her organisation, Sweet Dreams Baby, to teach parents effective techniques aimed at solving infant and toddler sleep challenges. The goal is to help carers and their young ones get the restful sleep they need.