Life with Kids

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.

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.

Kitchen cleaning routine


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

Bathroom cleaning routine


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

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.

5 tips for less cooking time and more play time!


Dinner time always seems to coincide with the time of day that our children always need us the most. Instead of juggling whinging tired kids and a stove full of pans, try these tips to give you more time in the evenings (and less stress too!)

Babysitter Checklist


Here is a checklist of all the information your Babysitter needs before you head out the door for your night out.