Life with Kids

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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.

Dealing with negativity towards piercing babies ears

Q&A: I’m after some feedback on ear piercing from other mums. My DD will be 3 months old soon and I would like to get her ears pierced, but am concerned other people will react negatively due to her age.

15 Things to Consider When Buying a New Family Car

Often the arrival of a new baby means the need for a bigger car – whether you are about to have you first, third or ninth here are some tips to help you choose the right car.

Pets for Toddlers

Q&A: Any suggestions for a pet for a 2 1/2 yr old? Something easy maintenance.. Going to wait till he and his 9 mth old sister are older for a dog but I was thinking a hermit crab? Any other suggestions?

Hot Weather Meals

Q&A: Ok another 40 degree day here and for at least another 3 days to come. What are your favourite recipes for dinner on hot days? I need ideas.

Displaying children’s artwork

Q&A: I’m after some creative ways of displaying my kids artworks?

Cooking with Toddlers

Q&A: What dinners do you like to cook with your toddlers/preschoolers? Our standard is pizzas but would love to try something new, any suggestions?

10 tips for getting your children out the door on time

Whether your kids are big or small, getting out the door on time for something can be a hectic experience for all involved. Beat the stress and turn up on time with these great tips by Ngaire from Brisbane Kids.

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Managing your Children’s Artworks

We’re almost halfway through first term, and chances are your house is being over run by ‘masterpieces’ from your children. Helen from Clutter Rescue has some fabulous ideas for organising all those beautiful (and not so beautiful) artworks.

Moving Houses With Little Ones: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Hints and tips to reduce the stress of moving, from a mum who has done it with two children in tow.

Easy Family Dinners

We asked mums and dads to share their family’s favourite easy dinner. Yum!

Suggestions to organise your day better

Q&A: Do any parents out there have any good suggestions on organising my day better? I feel like I never get anything done! Click for answers from other parents.

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Kitchen cleaning routine

Have more time to play (or even have some time to yourself) with these kitchen cleaning tips

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Bathroom cleaning routine

Have more time to play (or even have some time to yourself) with these bathroom cleaning tips.

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Cleaning with your children

Get your children involved in cleaning the house! At the beginning they may not be helpful, however they are distracted while you clean and it wont be long before they are more help

5 tips to make cleaning easier and quicker

Find some more time to play with the kids (or even to have a cuppa) with these general cleaning tips.

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