Children are continually learning and evolving, so being constant in your positive parenting techniques will help in shaping and dealing with your child’s behaviour. Here are 10 top tips on how to...
Toddlers are at once ridiculously cute and funny, yet frustrating and incredibly hard to tame. RELATED: Why You Should Say No To Kids’ Gift Registries I’ve got two-year-old and three-year-old daughters and such...
You’ve just experienced a miraculous transformation. Your sweet little baby has all of a sudden turned into a raging monster who screams, kicks and knocks down everything within reach. Welcome to the...
It’s no secret that as a mother of a toddler, you’ll have to find superwoman-like mind strength and Mother Teresa-like patience. RELATED: Rude Toddlers: How To Teach Kids Tact Small people are...
Life is certainly never dull when you have toddlers and the unintentionally rude things they say and do ensures both endless hilarity and humiliation galore. RELATED: 5 Ways To Get Dads Involved In...
If your child is starting kindergarten, you’re probably experiencing an array of emotions right now. Proud that you’ve come so far on your parenting journey. Struggling to let your little one go....
Dads of the twenty first century are now expected to parent children, more than any other time in history. This includes step-dads, separated or divorced dads. While fathers have taken on disciplinary...
Fun fact: the proverb “children should be seen and not heard” actually dates back to the 15th century when it was a medieval saying specifically aimed at young women, who were expected...
Millions of separated or divorced couples share care of their kids. For many of these people the kids are the only reason there continues to be a connection. Yes, it would be...
Being on time is a helpful habit to have. In future it can help your kids start both their work and personal relationships on the right foot. Right now it can save...
Before I had kids I often imagined how I’d always be able to stay calm and I’d never say any of the angry things my mum said to me when I was...
My husband and I used to love eating out before we had kids. All we had to do was show up and enjoy our conversation. Someone else would cook our food, serve...
With our kids glued to their laptops (or smartphones, or tablets…), it’s hard for parents to know exactly what they’re doing online. Even more troubling, recent statistics from Telstra show that 52% of young...
As Year 12’s begin the countdown to their end of year celebrations, schoolies travel expert Jot Lynas says now is the time for parents to take an active role in their teen’s...
Things to do: Heat leftovers, pester, kick washing machine, serve leftovers, lecture kids about gratitude and starving children, bath kids, shout at kids, take deep breaths, find peas in teapot, shout again,...
Today’s teens live their struggles, mood swings and relationship crushes under the glare of their social media connections. Teen popularity contests have extended beyond lunchtime gatherings and now include online ‘likes’, questions...
You don’t have to be a Hollywood starlet to stay fabulous while raising kids. While hot celebrity mums like Jessica Alba and Gwyneth Paltrow might have an entire staff of people and...
Nobody ever said that raising kids was easy, at least no one who’s actually raised children! Practical parenting is something you have to learn as you go along, so we’re passing on...