I Come from A Long Line of Dads

My dad was a dad, his dad’s dad was a dad and his dad’s dad’s dad was also a dad. I come from a long line of dad’s, however, with my looks, awkward personality and complete lack of any understanding… Continue Reading >

Only a Mother’s Love

We’ve all heard this a million times, read it on everything from baby food to nappies, laundry powder to prams. Don’t even get me started on the greeting cards that can still bring me to tears like a kid who’s… Continue Reading >

How to recreate Green Eggs and Ham at home

This weekend marks the start of Children’s Book Week (17-23 August), an annual celebration that brings children and books together. During this time, schools, librarians and authors celebrate the magic, stories, and characters behind children’s literature. Since the much-loved Dr…. Continue Reading >

Kiddipedia is thrilled to announce Partnership with Camp Quality

Childhood is a time of unlimited opportunity, fun, hope, happiness, bright colours and laughter. The formative years of a child’s life are intended to be carefree where their hearts and minds are led by inspired imagination and paint a colourful… Continue Reading >

The impact of ‘Reading Aloud’ to children

 from a teacher’s perspective  Written by Jennifer Rennie for Reading Out of Poverty Foundation.   ‘Reading Aloud’ is the road to being literate, construction of language for a child begins from a very early age and exposure is key. Children… Continue Reading >

The 10 Step Guide to Empowering & Protecting Your Kids

  Understand the reality of abuse Before you begin to empower and protect your children, it is important that you understand the reality of childhood sexual abuse. The key points to understand are: Childhood sexual abuse cuts across all demographics… Continue Reading >

Camp Quality: 35 Years Young

The 1980s: an era of many wonderful things including great music, “fab” fashion and big hair. There was no such thing as the internet, or a mobile phone, and to be cool all you needed was a Walkman! It was also a time when a family who had had a child diagnosed with… Continue Reading >

20 Questions to Ask your Mum this Mother’s Day

Below you’ll find 20 great questions to ask your mum this Mother’s Day. But first, some background. I was reading a book recently and came across a sentence that stopped me cold: “If you see your mother twice a year… Continue Reading >

Birth Plans

By Renee Adair   Birth plans or wish lists are not new in birth. They were introduced sometime in the early 1980s by childbirth educators to help women express their preferences in labour and to communicate with their care providers. They are… Continue Reading >

Summer Snacking for Kids

By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian www.baysidedietetics.com.au FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics Twitter #BaysideDietetic   When we were little, the summer holidays were spent outdoors. We’d hang with the neighbours’ kids all day and pop home for food only when… Continue Reading >