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Ask The Parents – The ‘Terrible Twos’ Are Starting And I’m...

There’s a reason why toddler tantrums are the stuff of legend. Your child might have been an angel since birth, but at some...

Five Lessons We Can Learn From Snowplough Parents

We’ve heard of helicopter parenting and free-range parenting - but here's a new strategy to get your head around. Do you know a parent...

8 Top Quirky Parenting Tips

Life’s weird. The trials and tribulations of raising kids are even weirder. I subscribe to the “whatever works for you” philosophy;  after all, parenting...

My Son Is Now My Daughter, And I Will Support Her...

Last week marked the two-year anniversary of my daughter’s transition. This day every year will be a milestone, not only for her...

How To Cope With Your Adult Kids Living At Home (Without...

The traditional way of things was for kids to grow up, finish school and leave home – either to go on to university or...

6 Great Strategies For Parenting Your Adult Children

As our kids get older, our relationship with them inevitably alters. They are now independent, our equals, with their own lives. Adapting to the...

Les Enfants Not-So-Terrible – 4 Reasons Why French Children Are So...

How we raise our children to become well-rounded, pleasant and useful members of society is one of our prime concerns as parents. We...

Moving On Up – 5 Ways You Can Help Your Child...

As the summer holidays roll on, thoughts are already turning to getting the kids ready to go back to school. Buying uniforms, stationery...

Ask The Parents – How Do You Teach A Child To...

When your child wants to brush their own teeth, chances are you’ll feel a little conflicted. On one hand, you want to encourage independence...

Ask The Parents – Should I Use A Pacifier With My...

Some parents say life would be unbearable without one. Others are outraged at the thought. There’s no doubt that wondering whether you should let...

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Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From…Heidi Klum

We don’t know how Heidi Klum finds the time. The German-born model has also made a name for herself as an actress, fashion designer,...

I Loved My Baby Boy – But I Imagined Hurting Him In The Worst...

It was just over two years ago – early December 2017 – when my husband Paul and I found out we were having a...
excessive smartphone use

Our Worries About Kids And Smartphones ARE Justified

Parents who worry about their kids’ excessive smartphone use over the Christmas period now have even more reason for concern.New research funded by the...
Teens and sleep

5 Reasons Teens Need To Be In Bed by 9pm

A majority of teenagers are not getting enough sleep. Teens need a minimum of eight hours of sleep per a night. However, it's ideal...
shooting stars

Curious Kids: What Makes A Shooting Star Fall?

What makes a shooting star fall? – Katelyn, age 7, Adelaide.Hi Katelyn, Thanks for asking your fantastic question. I’ll bet you’ve looked up at the night...

I Wondered How I’d Cope As A Single Dad Of Four – But Now...

What do you think when you see a dad out and about doing everyday chores with his kids – buying groceries in the supermarket...

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