Life with Kids

Making Music Part of Your Child’s Life

Chris shares how to make music for kids an important part of their lives and shares tips to help inspire your kids to love music

Organising the Family Medicine Box & First Aid Supplies

Expert Tips: Organise your family medicine box and first aid kit with tips from an organisational expert. Keep it tidy and help keep your family safe.

Kids and Technology: How Much is Too Much?

Blog: Kids and technology: How much technology is too much? What’s technology doing to our kids? Research suggests that children who overuse technology suffer in three main areas.

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Happy Mum: Finding Happiness in the Daily Grind

Finding happiness in motherhood Motherhood is HARD. I lost myself for a while in the beginning and I admit it took me a while to find my ‘motherhood feet’. When …

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Home Truths & Sage Advice from a Young Mum: Ash’s Story

Ash shares her story of teen pregnancy and some of the lessons she has learnt along her life changing parenting journey

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Family dogs and Crawling Baby

Q&A: We have a 9 month old boy and two Maltese shitzus (4&2) since my sons been crawling he goes up to the dogs and they have both snapped once each! After people to advise who may have dealt with this.

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Best car for 3 car seats

We seem to get a lot of car seat questions so we thought we’d ask a generic question. For those that have 3 children in car seats; what seats do …

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Easter School Holidays: 4 Cheap, Fun Ideas to Keep Busy!

Keep your kids happy these Easter School Holidays with some of these great activities and ideas.

Going from 2 to 3 children

Q&A: What are other people’s experiences with going from 2 children to 3. I have received a lot of advice from friends and family that going from 2 to 3 can be really challenging and difficult, more than from 1 to 2

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Only children, the positives

Tell us why having only one child is awesome!  I guess for me the thought of another nine months of worry and anxiety and wondering if bubba is ok . …

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Wrapping Children in Cotton Wool

Q&A: How do you approach this with your children? Do you try to protect them from potential spills, or do you think they are just a normal part of growing up?

Newborn with a Toddler Routine

Community Tips: Newborn with a Toddler Routine – parents share their experience with finding the best routine for their new baby and a toddler.

Expectations of Motherhood not quite what I thought

Q&A: I wonder if any other people felt like this and whether it passes?

Making the decision to have only one child

Q&A: My husband (38) and I (33) are having mixed feelings about having a second child, our first is 2.5 and we know we do a great job with him but at times struggle.


Dads and Public Toilet Duty

Q&A: What do other fathers do when they are out and about and need to take a 2 year old daughter to a toilet in public?

What chores do your children do?

Q&A: How old are your kids and what jobs do they do around the house?


Bullying in Pre-Teens

Q&A: HELP!! My son is in year 6 and is still getting bullied (words and physical) by this boy (it’s been happening for a while now)

Moving blues: how to make moving easier for your kids

Moving is a stressful process for parents, but imagine how stressful it must be for the kids!!


6 Tips for stress-free children’s Haircuts

When the word ‘haircut’ comes to mind, for most parents it’s the thought of a traumatic experience filled with anxiety for both child and parent. But there is light at …

Avoiding photos with your children due to self image issues

Q&A: Do you avoid photos with your children because your body/look isn’t everything you want it to be?

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Best piece of Parenting Advice

Q&A: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given since having children?

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Ear Piercing. When did you get your child done?

Q&A: At what age did you get your daughter’s ears pierced? What were the pros and cons of that age and do you wish you had done it sooner or later than you did?

Household chores with Kids

{Discussion} I would love to know how or when other parents get their house work done.

Age Gaps between first and second child

Q&A: What age gaps do you have between your first and second child? What positives did you find with the gap, and what challenges did you have?

Getting older children ready for school routine

Q&A: How do you get older children back into a routine ready for school again?

4 Tips and creative ideas for photographing your child

You don’t have to own a fancy big camera to have a bit of fun and get creative when photographing your kids.  You can create some beautiful images that are frame-worthy just by using a few simple techniques.  Here are some creative ideas and tips for photographing your children.

Baby-sitting clubs

Do you find that it is difficult to find someone you trust to look after your children? Do you feel guilty asking friends or relatives to baby-sit? Do you feel you often need to pay for a baby-sitter? A baby-sitting club is the ideal way to solve some of these issues.

Coping with an older baby

How have you coped with your baby in the later months, after the newborn stage has passed and your partner (and possibly you) are back at work? Do you sometimes feel like your in a rut and what have you done to overcome these feelings?

{Expert tips} Baby-sitting clubs

Do you find that it is difficult to find someone you trust to look after your children? Do you feel guilty asking friends or relatives to baby-sit? Do you feel you often need to pay for a baby-sitter? A baby-sitting club is the ideal way to solve some of these issues.

Leaving kids in the car at the petrol station

Q&A: When needing to put fuel in your car and you have your child with you what do you do when needing to pay. Take them in with you or leave them in the car. I’ve never been stuck in this situation before and wanting to go out today.