The rise of kids’ bedtime anxiety (and what to do about it)

27 January, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Bedtime battles aren’t always just a matter of your child not wanting to go to sleep… it may be a red flag that something else is up.

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Things other parents want you to know about your kid starting school

24 January, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Not sure what you’re up for when your little one starts kinder or school? These mums and dads have been through it – and have recovered enough to share their…

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5 unexpected things that will help your kid get ready for school

7 January, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Getting your kids ready for the new school year isn’t all ironing uniforms and packing a healthy lunchbox.

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How to help your child switch from primary to high school

20 December, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

The step up from primary to secondary school can be exciting – or terrifying – for children and parents alike. A psychologist tells how to make it a smooth transition.

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How to choose safe smart toys for your kids

10 December, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Do your homework to make sure hi-tech toys aren’t unwittingly putting your child at risk.

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Parenting dilemmas: Should I let my kid go to Schoolies?

14 November, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

School’s almost out for year 12 students – which means it’s time for the celebrations to begin. Here’s how to get through Schoolies Week without major headaches. 

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The important reasons to carve out time for baby massage

14 September, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

From improving sleep to building bonds, giving your baby a massage or calming spa can have a host of long-lasting perks.

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How to help your child break their video game addiction 

10 September, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Many parents grapple with how to get their kids off devices – and gaming addiction can be particularly troublesome to youngsters and their families. 

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Why father’s groups are important for dads

2 September, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Mother’s groups can be a vital source of friendship and support for new mums – but men are increasingly seeking out a place to bond with other new dads too.

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When to take your child to a speech pathologist

28 August, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

If your child isn’t hitting speech and language milestones, should you get an expert to step in?

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