How to help kids transition back to school after home learning

25 May, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

After weeks of school closures, kids are gradually returning to their classrooms. But parents should expect some rough patches along the way, warn experts.


How to create an epic backyard camping adventure for your kids

23 May, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Want to get away for a night or two? You don’t even have to leave your house for a fun family getaway – you just have to get a little…


Coronavirus boredom busters: 50 creative ways to keep kids busy

2 May, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Staying at home all day is no easy feat, especially for energetic kids. But a little imagination can go a long way when it comes to filling in those oh-so-long…


Pregnancy and coronavirus: Here’s what to know

30 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many expectant parents are having to adapt to a raft of unexpected changes.


How to throw a coronavirus lockdown birthday party your kid will never forget

24 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

With a little creativity, it’s still possible to give your child an awesome party even if their friends aren’t in the same room.


How to help your child learn at home

13 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Schools out – but for how long, only time will tell. So if you suddenly find yourself playing teacher to your kids, try these homeschooling tips.


How to keep the kids active when they’re home all day

10 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

All kids’ sport in Australia has been abandoned for now, but that doesn’t mean we have to let them go climb-the-walls-crazy.


8 things parents should know about screen time

6 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

From iPads and mobile phones to social media and the internet … how can you help your kids navigate the time they spend in front of a screen?


How to talk to kids about coronavirus

26 March, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Confused about what you should – and shouldn’t – say to your children about the coronavirus pandemic? It’s an important conversation, so here’s how to tackle it.


Parenting dilemmas: Should you let kids watch the news?

18 March, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

You can’t keep kids in a protective bubble forever – but at what age is it OK to let them watch the news, and how do you help them make…