Learning Problems at School

We all want our kids to enjoy school and feel like they fit in. We want them to develop great friendships and be excited about their learning. This is particularly critical in the early years from...


For the Love of Literature

Studies show that literature changes us—for the better! But trying to wrest kids away from screens long enough to get them immersed in a good book can be tricky. Here are some tips and ideas on how...

Parenting Files

Raising Financially Savvy Kids

Adulthood comes with many challenges, with fiscal ones right there at the top of the list. So how do we ensure our kids are financially savvy and ready for the big wide world?


We’re behind you, teachers!

A Facebook post about teachers that turned into a hot debate had our radio personality Simone reflecting on the amazing job our teachers really do.

Make & Create

Sparking Kid's Interest in Science

Try these fun experiments at home with your kids to help them discover the wonder of science!


Scientific Thinking

When the world appears to seemingly work at the push of a button, the flick of a switch or the turn of a key, it can be easy to go about daily life without giving much thought, if any at all, to the...


Education in the Community

This is a sponsored post   What is it that makes a suburb a community? What makes you think “this is where I want to live”? With so many fabulous locations to live on the Coast, what are...


Helping Your Child with Naplan

The lead up to NAPLAN can be a stressful time for any child because they are under so much pressure to perform, often above a level above their current ability.   The most important thing you...


Where Does Creativity Go?

Don't let creativity disappear as your children get older. Let go of the 'creative type' stigma and encourage and help our children to embrace it.


Creative Classrooms

“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect...


Take the Battle Out of Homework

Here’s a quick homework multiple choice question… Which excuse have you heard from your child this week? • “Homework is boring and stupid.” • “I’ll do my homework later.” •...


TEENS: Study Tips for Teens, by Teens

Wow what a start to the year! School is back in full swing and we are left wondering where the holidays went! This year, the Shine From Within team launched a new half day workshop for teen girls...