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How Parents Fail To Follow Their Own Advice (Part 2)

“Aw, nine years ago!” I exclaimed, looking up from my phone. “Facebook Memories just showed me your first day at ‘big’ school. You were...

5 Things Grownups Expect Kids To Do But Don’t Do Themselves

How does it work in your home? Do you set the example for your kids, making sure you follow the guidelines you put in...

When Should Your Kids Stop Seeing You Naked?

Those of a nervous disposition might want to look away now. We’re going to talk about – whisper – nudity. That said, it would...

How To Cope When Your Adult Child Returns To The Empty...

“Well,” said my husband, looking around our eerily quiet home. “It’s just us now, then.” I nodded miserably, still tearful. We’d just returned from...

12 Things Your Child Should Know Before Staying Home Alone

Can you depend on your child when it comes to completing homework, doing domestic tasks, or following instructions? If things don't go as planned,...

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6 Things You Should Never Say During A Toddler Tantrum

The look on their face tells you it's coming - that dreaded toddler tantrum. You brace yourself for the inevitable - yelling, foot-stomping, crying....

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...

How To Balance Entrepreneurship And Motherhood

As any entrepreneur will tell you, working for yourself is never going to be a 9am to 5pm gig. Setting up your own business...
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13 Phrases Any Working Mum Will Recognise (And Use Regularly)

Life can be tough when you're a working mum. If you’re trying to look after your family, make a decent stab at parenting and...
months of the year

Curious Kids: How Did The Months Get Their Names?

How did the months get their names? - Sylvie, age 8, Brisbane. The names of the months are very old and they come from ancient...

Do Babies Have Nightmares?

You’ve read the books. You’ve listened to the experts. It’s been working great. Your baby is sleeping soundly through the night on a consistent...

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