A new year brings change.

For many, young and old, a new year brings with it change. It may be a new mum heading back to work, a young child moving up rooms at daycare, a 4-year-old entering the world of schooling, new year classes,… Continue Reading >

How To Tackle Back To School Anxiety

Although the first day back at school, or even the first ever day at school, can be an exciting prospect for some children, adjustment difficulties are common. Anxious feelings are expected and normal in children returning to school, changing schools,… Continue Reading >

FAMILY SAFETY: What we learnt after having a HOUSE FIRE.  

One saved photo of a precious family memory – (camping along the Murray River.)   You might think that a house fire will never happen to your family. I hope it doesn’t! However, despite our best efforts to keep our… Continue Reading >

Surviving the Holidays with your Baby

The holiday period is a time filled with family gatherings, events and perhaps even a family holiday. We all usually spend time with a lot more people at a time than we normally do. For an adult or child, this… Continue Reading >

The Transition after Having Babies

When you have your first baby it’s a huge change, it’s amazing, exciting and scary all at the same time. You never feel fully prepared for the baby to arrive. You have either read a bunch of parenting/baby books or… Continue Reading >

Homework Tips to Keep Children Inspired

My 4 year old loves anything to do with numbers and the alphabet at the moment. As a Mum I’m constantly looking for new ways that I can incorporate new learning experiences for him. One thing that I have found… Continue Reading >

How Messaging Apps are Changing the Game for First-Time Parents

We know all too well the challenges and experiences of becoming a new parent. On top of crying babies and midnight feeds there is always family and friends who want to call you relentlessly, or drop by unannounced to meet… Continue Reading >

Gonna Get Myself Connected

It’s fair to say that a lot happened to me in the year that I turned 40. I got married, bought and moved into a house in the suburbs (on the opposite side of the city from where I was… Continue Reading >

5 Top Sensory Experiences that can be Achieved within the Home

By stimulating your child’s senses, (touch, smell, taste, vestibular, proprioception, sight and hearing) you are helping them flourish in all areas of development. Sensory activities facilitate exploration and help children to make connections through their senses and the world in… Continue Reading >

Introducing Stepfamilies Australia, Kiddipedia’s Family is Growing!

Kiddipedia is definitely growing! We are so pleased to inform you that Stepfamilies Australia is on board. As one of Australia’s fastest growing family types, Stepfamilies Australia is proud to support and strengthen stepfamilies with a range of resources, educational… Continue Reading >