Make & Create

Modelling Clay Magic

Soft modelling clay, better known as plasticine, can provide hours of fun as well as building fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination and knowledge of shapes and colours.

Pregnancy & Babies

Learning How to Breastfeed

Breastfeeding didn't come easy to Eva, not just learning how to breastfeed but teaching her newborn how to do it to. Little did she realise that there's actually no 'normal' when it comes to...

Family Health

Auditory Processing Disorder

It’s common to have to call our child multiple times before they respond, but how do you know when there is a problem and that they may have Auditory Processing Disorder? This article explains.

Parenting Files

Managing Separation Anxiety

Children who become anxious about being away from their parents or caregivers may be experiencing separation anxiety. Here are 5 ways to manage it.

Parenting Files

Tactile Defensiveness

Tactile Defensiveness, a symptom of Sensory Processing Disorder, can be confusing for a child’s body. Here are 3 things you may not know about it.

Parenting Files

The Evolution of Motherhood

Enjoy this lovely perspective on appreciating the stage you are at in your motherhood journey. Can you relate to any of these stages?

Nature Play

How to Grow a Green Kid

Reduce, recycle, reuse, are skills we can start to instill early. Here are a few tips for growing your own green kid…

Parenting Files

When a Child Won't Taste New Foods

Do you have a fussy eater that refuses to try new foods? Here are 5 tips to encourage your child to expand their taste buds.

Nature Play

Back to Nature

What were your favourite memories of playing as a child? While many of them may be memories of time spent with your family, it’s also likely that many will be of countless hours spent in...

Parenting Files

Inspiring Creativity

Creativity is so much more than being good at art, singing or writing a story. At the heart of creativity is innovation, ingenuity and problem solving: skills that are developed in childhood. When...

Parenting Files

Raising an entrepreneur

‘Kids these days’ is a saying that no longer needs to be followed with a lamenting sigh, replacing that instead with a tone of wonder at the amazing things children are achieving.  Defined as...

Parenting Files

5 Quotes for Raising an Everyday Hero

Is ‘Be a hero’ on your to-do list? It’s quite the leap from ‘Get watch fixed’ and ‘Haircut @ 10am’ isn’t it? But I guess that all depends on our definition of a hero, and for our own...