Children and picky eating: they go hand in hand. First and foremost, if your child is a picky eater and straight up refuses to touch anything that is remotely healthy, then you can rest assured that it is a common problem that nearly all parents face at some point or another. However, this is not… Read More How to Win over Stubborn Children with Healthy Options
Image Source: PixaBay Parenting is never easy – that much almost goes without saying. With all the daily joys, parenting tends to involve constantly questioning yourself, paranoia, fear, battles with fussy eating, consoling tears over their shots, and concern for the future in a way you didn’t understand prior to your child being born. While… Read More When Your Baby Is Suddenly A Teenager
When a new school year has started, it can fill you as a parent with some joy; the little darlings are back to school and normal routine can commence. But there can be a little bit of dread that comes along with it when those little envelopes start appearing in your child’s school bag. I’m… Read More The Rules of Birthday Party Etiquette That Parents Need To Know
Image source Swimming is an activity that most parents want their children to embrace for a variety of reasons. Not only is it an important form of exercise, but also it is essential for safety reasons, and swimming lessons provide a good opportunity for children to meet with others and improve their social skills. However,… Read More Is Your Child Scared of Water?
Leading learn-to-swim and water safety authority, Swim Australia, is warning all Aussies to remain vigilant in and around water come Australia Day celebrations,“as drowning doesn’t take a break – even on Australia Day.” Drowning is the number one cause of child related deaths in Australia.“Often when frivolity is at the forefront, and alcohol is thrown into… Read More Keep Kids Water Safe This Australia Day
With only a week until our darlings go back to school for a new year, it is time to start thinking of what you need to buy and get organised for the school year ahead. After having spent eighteen years doing the yearly back to school preparations with our three boys, I will share… Read More 12 Back To School Hints and Tips
It’s that time of year again – the last few weeks of the summer holidays. Yes, we love having our children home with us, spending quality time together is important, but after a few weeks it can all get a little bit too much. If you are sick of heading out to crazy soft play… Read More Ideas For Keeping The Kids Occupied These Holidays
Today is National Best Friend Day in Australia. A special day to honour that person or person’s you call your “best friend”. This day is a time to show them how much you appreciate them, how special and important they are to you and how you cherish their friendship. Friendship is so important to the development… Read More WSS Kids: Captain Underpants Best Friend Day! Win 1 of 6 Prizes!
Picture Source No matter how hard we try to instil the basics in our children, from hard work and manners to sharing with their siblings, some things appear to evade most children, keeping tidy is one of those things. Now, it can be very difficult to keep on top of the cleaning if you have… Read More What A Stress! Cutting Back On The Amount Of Mess Your Children Make
Every parent wants to keep their kids away from hard and difficult parts of life for as long as they can. This is natural and noble; life is hard enough and kids should be kids. However, it’s also imperative for kids to be taught the value of hard work early on. This will help them… Read More Tips for Teaching Kids the Value of Hard Work