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A space dedicated to parents of preschoolers to help them grow, learn, play and develop.
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Development
When should I introduce chores and pocket money?
At three years old, your child is often a very keen little helper – the groans and backtalk will come one...
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Development
How to explain where babies come from
Conversations about the amazing story of human reproduction should be a normal part of every household. If...
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Health & Safety
Bites and stings
Living in Australia we all know they’re around, those creepy-crawlies, slithery, stinging creatures that inhabit the planet with us. We are fortunate enough to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, it is…
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Development
5 ways to help your child have a healthy relationship with their mental health
We’re so lucky we live in a time where we not only understand the importance of mental health but that it’s also something we are more open with and comfortable…

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How to tie shoe laces for kids: A step-by-step guide
It's easy to forget how many things you need to teach kids from scratch. Whilst there are a lot of things they pick up on the go (being the...
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Development
How to know that your child is ready for school
The decision to send your child off to big kid school can be one of the most anxiety-inducing decisions of their younger years. It suddenly...
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Behaviour Communication
Frustration tolerance is the secret to resilience in kids
One of the best ways to help our kids build resilience is through slowly increasing their ability to tolerate frustration and...
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Development
Brick by brick: How LEGO® can help your kids learn essential life skills
LEGO® is the unproblematic king (and queen!) of the toybox. It is one of the few things every parent, caregiver, and educator seems to...
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Behaviour Communication
There are no myths to music therapy. It's the real deal
"Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand" – Stevie Wonder.

Entertainment

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Entertainment
The top 15 Christmas party games for kids: Your ultimate guide
Christmas is a pretty darn special time of the year and if you have children in your life, it can take on a...
Entertainment
Summer may be over, but here’s how to keep the pool party going
The end of summer is a bitter-sweet moment. While Autumn brings beautiful colours, and has its own charm for...
Entertainment
These are the best movies for kids this Easter break, so you can start hatching plans
Can you believe it’s almost Easter time again? I mean, didn’t we just pack away the Christmas decorations...

Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition
Some of us just can’t cook - so here’s my workaround
‘What’s for dinner mum!?' My boys (4 years and almost 2) are on the cusp of this daily chant. I feel petrified. Don’t get me wrong, I...
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Food & Nutrition
Sweet potato pizza
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Food & Nutrition
Tips for decoding the ingredients list of a snack label
As our children grow into busy preschoolers and enter the next exciting chapter of their food journey, gone are the days of ‘here comes...
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Food & Nutrition
Mighty preschoolers need mighty snacks to help them learn and play all day
As our preschoolers grow into independent foodies (who aren’t afraid to tell us what they do and don’t like) it’s vital that we...
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Food & Nutrition
5 simple tips to boost your child’s immunity through nutrition
When the chilly weather rolls in and flu season looms, many parents are concerned about their little one’s immune system. Although...

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Behaviour Communication
Scripts for navigating traumatic events with your kids
Gen Muir from Connected Parenting shares advice and some age-appropriate scripts for talking to your children...
Baby
8 Products to help your kids get more sleep
With kids, sleep can feel like a puzzle you never quite solve. 
Health & Safety
The best brush and hair products for curly-haired kids
Hands up if you’ve ever had to cut a matted bird’s nest out of your child’s hair. Ahh welcome! You must...