Teens

TEENS: Insight into the misunderstood

As much as we remember what life was like when we were teenagers, a lot has changed since then. A group of teenagers tell us exactly how it is for teens today and how we, as parents, can stay...

Wellbeing

WELLBEING: Dealing with end-of-year busyness

End-of-year performances, Christmas carols, class parties... the holiday season can be a recipe for an overwhelmed and tired family.

Parenting Files

HALLOWEEN: Pro make-up hacks for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get your costumes and make-up in order! Here's some great tips to get that gory look...

Parenting Files

PARENTING: Why DO children fight?

Do you often feel like a referee rather than a parent? If you crave a little peace in your house, here are some great tips to resolve childhood squabbling…

Pregnancy & Babies

BABIES: Why it’s important to talk with your baby

Though you might feel a little crazy chattering away to your baby, talking in a calm and relaxing voice can do wonders for your baby’s emergent literacy.

Parenting Files

PARENTING: 8 tips for raising a strong-willed child

Wrangling a strong-willed child? Here's some great tips to help you navigate the challenging times to raise an independent, confident adult.

Recipes

FOOD: Easy ways to get your kids cooking in the kitchen

Involving your kids in the preparation of a meal can have really positive results. Tom Rutledge, Founder of HelloFresh and father of three shares his tips on how to get kids involved in the kitchen....

Preschool

EARLY LITERACY: Dads matter! Early literacy tips for dads

Research has found that fathers can have a unique impact on their child’s early literacy.

Family Health

FAMILY HEALTH: Health care planning for kids

Raising children is no easy road, and the everyday challenges parents face can be quickly exacerbated if a child has a chronic disease.

Parenting Files

HALLOWEEN: 12 freaky facts you never knew about Halloween!

Are the kids ready to trick or treat? But have you ever wondered where this bizarre tradition comes from?

Parenting Files

PARENTING: So your child is on the spectrum... what now?

ASD diagnoses are on the rise. But there is plenty of help out there to support families during this difficult time.

Life Stories

LOCAL LIFE: Sunshine Coast mum shines a light on Loud Shirt Day

Friday October 19 is Loud Shirt Day! We chat to local mum about her journey, fundraising and what the future holds.