How to talk to kids about racial equality

18 October, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

We live in an age where it’s hard to ignore the complex issues around race, racial identity and racism in our communities, schools, news and social media.

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The good news on kids and social media

17 October, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

We often hear about the downsides of social media for children and teens, however there are two sides to the coin argues Technology Expert Dr Joanne Orlando.

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Loving your Velcro baby: How to deal with a clingy child

9 October, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

If your baby screams whenever anyone else holds her, or cries whenever you leave the room, know that you are not alone.

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How to survive your first year of parenthood

29 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

A little bundle of joy can easily turn parents into a big bundle of nerves. Midwife Cath shares her top tips for getting through those all-important first 12 months.

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How (and when) to talk to kids about sex

19 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Kids need to learn about the birds and the bees, no matter how awkward parents find it. Here’s our age-by-age guide to navigating ‘the talk’.

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How to banish motherhood guilt

18 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

‘Placenta out, guilt in’, the saying goes – but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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Solving the pocket money puzzle

12 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s a perennial issue for parents – when should children start receiving pocket money, and how much?

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How to teach kids about gender equality

5 September, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Teaching children about gender equality begins early in life. What can parents say and do to help kids understand?

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Fatherhood: “It’s by far my greatest achievement”

31 August, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s been celebrated since the Middle Ages, yet Father’s Day traditions remain as varied as ever. We spoke with some of our favourite Aussie dads, who share their thoughts on…

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How to help your child through puberty

29 August, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

If you’re dreading your child reaching puberty – or perhaps they already have – these tips will help you through.

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