Parenting Files

PARTY: Tips to keep kids busy during grown-up birthday parties

Can you really host a grown-up party AND include the kids? The party planning experts share their tips.

Primary

EDUCATION: How to become a reading superhero

Want to become a reading superhero? We chat to Tina Clothier, top-level Reading Superhero teacher from Ready for Reading to find out the key steps to becoming a Reading Superhero.

Pregnancy & Babies

PREGNANCY: The free resource all expecting mums should know about

Are you a new mum or pregnant? COPE has created a free resource to support you when you need it most.

Life Stories

LOCAL LIFE: The power of the Playgroup

The early childhood years can be an incredibly isolating time, when many new mums struggle for connection and understanding. We chat to Ursula Smith, coordinator of mothers’ programs at Lifepointe...

Wellbeing

WELLBEING: What is a 'gratitude jar' and why we ALL need one!

How this simple tool can help the whole family look for the 'GOOD' in life.

Parenting Files

EARLY LEARNING: Sensory play and its importance in early learning

As adults, we rely on our senses to help us make decisions thousands of times a day, often without realising. For children, these skills are best learnt through play.

Preschool

EARLY LEARNING: Be the playmate in your child’s early literacy

We all know the importance of early literacy, but did you know that you (yes you!) are the most important tool?

Parenting Files

TECH: The best phones for kids

Are you thinking of getting your child a phone? Our experts have done the research for you!

Parenting Files

TECH: Keeping kids safe online

With technology changing faster than you can say ‘snapchat’, how do we allow our kids access to the online world whilst also ensuring they are safe?

Parenting Files

TECH: Should I give my child a smartphone?

Thinking of giving your child a smartphone? Here are the pros and cons.

Parenting Files

PARENTING: Tantrums – through a child’s eyes

Tantrums are challenging. But when they happen, what does a tantrum REALLY feel like for your child?

Parenting Files

FOOD: Survival guide to feeding kids for busy parents

Struggling to find enough time in the day? Try these top tips to survive the mealtime chaos.