Category: Children

How to Stop Thumbsucking

Babies have a natural reflex to suck, and many find it comforting to suck their thumb or fingers – even before birth. It’s a common behaviour in babies and...

The History of Halloween

As we enter October, shops across Australia are now pulling out the scary masks, specials of chocolates and lollies and all things orange and black for Halloween. Halloween is...

The economy doesn’t seem to be looking any better, but the kids still want to have fun on their school holidays. While you may be tempted to just say...

If you’re a parent, you know for a fact that kids can say the strangest things some time. Even if you aren’t a parent, there’s no doubt you’ve heard...

It is so easy just to spurt out a few throwaway lines to your child in the heat of the moment without considering the consequence.  Things that you were...

On the one hand, it may feel good to know that your baby loves you so much that they cannot be apart from you. On the other hand, it can...

Preparing Your Child for School Camp Preparing for school camp or excursion can be exciting but terrifying for both you and your child especially if this is the first time....

Every parent fears having their child bullied at school, but I think an even greater fear for some of us is that our child might actually turn out to...

My boys love helping me in the kitchen and this recipe is great because they love to eat them, too. The boys love Lasagne but don’t always like it...

  These days, guilt seems intrinsic to parenthood. And as many mothers will know, health professionals seem ever ready to stoke up guilt with their advice. Don’t smoke. Don’t...