How Technology Helps Educate Children

Media kindly brought to you by ABC Reading Eggs   Screen time. This has been the centre of numerous disputes in recent years. Amongst many, it is said that excessive use replaces opportunities for children’s motor exploration and social interaction…. Continue Reading >

Recognising Stepmothers on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just one day of 365 days to recognise and acknowledge the role of all women and all female carers; mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, guardians, carers in their often unsung and unpaid roles as carers of Australian children.  Biology… Continue Reading >

Toilet Training

When you have multiples there is so much that you can do with both (or all three) of them at the same time or together, same outfits, starting daycare together, first hair cut and so much more. However, one thing… Continue Reading >

Mental health issues for Primary School children

By Marianne Connolly It’s the question every parent eventually faces: “Is it normal for children to react like this, or could there be a mental health issue?” I really empathise with parents.  There is so much information out there and… Continue Reading >

Share Abode: Great News for Single Parents

No two paths to single parenthood are alike. Nobody can pretend to know the journey of another, however, if we pay attention we can learn from their lessons along the way. Single-parent families are now the fastest-growing family type in Australia. In… Continue Reading >

Dr Sam Elliot Top 5 Tips to get the most out of Children’s Sport

As the official partner of the Football Federation of Australia’s (FFA) ALDI MiniRoos program, we want to encourage kids to be healthy and active. While exercise and nutritious food is a part of this, there is another key element to… Continue Reading >

You’re doing a great job!!!!

Regardless of if you fell pregnant naturally, tried to get pregnant for years, used IVF, had help from a surrogate, adopted or are a single parent or step parent. Well done! You are doing a great job!   Regardless of… Continue Reading >

YOU KNOW YOU’RE A PARENT WHEN…

At this time of year (the end of it) we can all feel a bit frazzled and disorganized, not to mention a tad drained simply by the daily grind of parenting. There are some universal truths when it comes to… Continue Reading >

The Secrets of How to Raise a Confident Child You Probably Don’t Know

Confidence is a very important trait in children as it helps them to overcome their weaknesses and embrace their strengths to improve their lives. However, confidence in children does not always come about naturally. That’s why parents should work on… Continue Reading >

Positive Special Needs Parenting – Is onboard!

  For a parent of a child with special needs, they see their experience as unique and challenging but not an unrewarding one. They make it their mission to find simple joys in this whole ugly mess we call life…. Continue Reading >