Home Tags Children

Tag: children

Why Our Kids Need To Make Poor Choices – And How...

A couple of weeks ago, I got out of bed for an early-hours visit to the bathroom and noticed a light shining from under...

I Don’t Like Playing With My Kids

Sometimes it’ll be Lego. Other times it’s mini plastic Disney princesses being chased by dinosaurs. My four-year-old daughter, Adriana, will create a game, come...

What It’s Like To Discover Your Teenage Daughter Is Self-Harming

You never think self-harming will reach you. About three months ago, I took a phone call that would turn my life upside down. I was...

I Thought It Was Just A Childhood Cold, But Now My...

It’s always a little worrying when your kids are ill. Most times, of course, it’s just a cold or a sickness bug or a...

11 Ways To Beat The Heat This Summer

Summer is well and truly here – but while some of us are used to the warmth, others struggle to cope with exceptionally high...

How Mindful Parenting Benefits Your Kids

Imagine you’re out shopping with your child. They tired, bored and they want to go home; they start pulling items off the shelves and...

Why Marriage Terrifies Me

It was November 1994 and it was my wedding day. I stood at the front of the church with my best man and fidgeted. Then...

SUGGESTED

6 Strategies To Help You Stop Shouting At Your Kids

“I’m never going to yell at my kids.” It’s one of those vows all parents make, right up there with “I’ll never answer a...
Where did trees come from?

Curious Kids: Where Did Trees Come From?

Where did trees come from? - Grace, age 6, West Pymble. Where did trees come from? That's an excellent question. It’s so good that we...

7 Things You Should Teach Your Child About Sex Sooner Rather Than Later

When we first started our family, my husband and I agreed we’d split the ‘sex talk’ according to gender. He’d explain it to our...

Is Baby Talk The Same All Around The World?

There are vast differences in early child-rearing environments across cultures. For example, the popular French documentary Babies, which documents the life of infants in...

At What Age Is It OK To Leave Your Kids Home Alone?

The film has become a firm family favourite. An eight-year-old troublemaker – Macauley Culkin – has to protect his house from burglars when he’s...
How is water made?

Curious Kids: How Is Water Made?

How is water made? – Clara, age 8, Canberra. Hi Clara. That’s a really great question. If we could make large quantities of water cheaply,...

Hey – do you want more of our good stuff?

Follow us and always be in the know!

KinBox-magazine-logo

Sign up for our five best stories of the week