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Having school aged kids can feel like a whole new world but we’ve got great advice on everything from navigating technology to behaviour and communication.
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Entertainment Technology
Snowfests, dinosaurs and Pixar putt putt: What to do these school holidays
Figuring out what to do in the school holidays is hard enough, but it’s even worse when the beach stops...
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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...
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School Age
The olympic sport of getting kids ready for school in the morning
Current POV: Taking a giant sip of fresh, hot coffee in a silent house as I feel the stress start to leave my body. Cut to ten minutes earlier: I…
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Health Wellbeing
What you need to do immediately when you get the dreaded head lice email
There are a few school emails no parent wants to hit their inbox. Reports of slipping grades, a bit too much sass, or a school carnival you completely blanked on…

Behaviour Communication

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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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Behaviour Communication
10 Great sensory products for neurodiverse kids
Many neurodivergent and Autistic kids exhibit either sensory-seeking or sensory-avoiding behaviours.  
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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 about traumatic events.
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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.
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Behaviour Communication
Oops! I forgot to fit fuelling my child’s passion into my kids’ foolproof routine
As a parent, I always try to have a foolproof routine for my kids. From waking them up in the morning to tucking them in at night, I have a...

Development

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Development
The best literacy activities for kids to boost reading skills
Literacy is about so much more than getting good grades — it helps children communicate with others to form...
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...
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,...

Entertainment Technology

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Entertainment Technology
School holiday activities in Sydney this winter (2024)
Now, they may not have extravagant theme parks or flashy resorts, but, NSW still knows how to have a good (and family-friendly) time. Once...
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Entertainment Technology
School holiday activities in Adelaide this winter (2024)
School holidays are fast approaching in South Australia - and if parent stress is coming at you in full blast, your feelings are...
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Entertainment Technology
School holiday activities in Canberra this winter (2024)
Did someone say winter holiday fun? Yes, that was us! Sorry for the excitement, we're just putting together our guide to surviving the...
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Entertainment Technology
School holiday activities in Melbourne this winter (2024)
Victoria might be renowned for its cold weather, especially this time of year, but don’t let the icy breeze keep you and your little ones...
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Entertainment Technology
School holiday activities in Perth this winter (2024)
It’s the state of long beach stretches, sunny campsites, and scenic walks that make even the chilliest season feel warm and fuzzy. Even...

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...
Food & Nutrition
5 lunchbox prep habits you wish you knew sooner
As a mum of four boys (and a dietitian) I understand the mental load of navigating the different appetites...
Food & Nutrition
A dietitian's guide to managing Easter chocolate with kids
As Easter approaches, many children are excited for a season filled with colourful eggs, chocolate bunnies,...

Health Wellbeing

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Health Wellbeing
Why Term 2 is super important for your child
If you have a child who started school this year, or who is in their early years of primary school, you might be silently rejoicing that...
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Baby
8 Products to help your kids get more sleep
With kids, sleep can feel like a puzzle you never quite solve. 
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Health Wellbeing
What you need to do immediately when you get the dreaded head lice email
There are a few school emails no parent wants to hit their inbox. Reports of slipping grades, a bit too much sass, or a school carnival you...
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Health Wellbeing
The rise of super lice: What you need to know about chemical vs physical lice treatments
Head lice really puts the fear of God in us, and it’s no surprise why. They’re tiny wingless insects that crawl all over your little...
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Health Wellbeing
Why is positivity important to children? The answer is in this article
When we talk about positivity, we aren’t just discussing fleeting moments of happiness or the occasional flash of a bright side. Nope,...

Learning

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Learning
Parenting expert shares the secret to keeping your child happy in a pram
Ah, prams. There are so many choices you have to make when you become a parent, and getting the perfect pram...
Learning
If your child is struggling at school, here’s what you can do to help them
School can be tough, but for some kids, it’s like trying to ride a unicycle while juggling pineapples – a...
Learning
Nail the birthday party circuit with these perfect gifts for kids
Raise your hand if you have a 5 to 7-year-old and your refrigerator door is practically covered in birthday...