Concerned about lack of access to mental health care services for your kids?

Are you a parent concerned about lack of access to mental health services for your child? Australia’s peak psychology body is calling on parents and communities around the country to lobby their Federal MPs to help improve access to mental health… Continue Reading >

The perfect school packed lunch, saving the day for Aussie parents

by Sunny Queen   For many parents, packing a school lunch can be a tedious task. Knowing what to include in a lunch box that is both delicious and nutritious is difficult – but it doesn’t have to be. Sunny… Continue Reading >

Separation anxiety: An essential guide for parents

Media kindly brought to you by Goodstart Early Learning   Nervous about your child starting at an early learning centre or kindergarten? Many parents are. Below are some tips from a psychologist, to ensure it’s a smooth transition for your… Continue Reading >

Preparing For School When Your Child Has Allergies

Starting school is a big step for any child. Add food allergies to the mix, and it can make parents feel extremely anxious. However, remember there are hundreds of children who attend school with allergies successfully with no incidents. Managing allergies at school… Continue Reading >

How to Beat the Back to School Blues

The holidays are over and school is back in session. While we, as parents, may be grateful for the return to routine and some peace and quiet, strangely enough, our kids may not share in our enthusiasm. Many kids become… Continue Reading >

Preparing for Your Newborn’s Arrival: A Guide for New Parents

The moment you learn a new baby is on the way, your world transforms most magically. It’s a journey filled with wonder, dreams, and a bit of uncertainty too. As new parents, it’s completely normal to feel a whirlwind of… Continue Reading >

Parents’ Guide to Early Literacy Education

Media kindly brought to you by Learning Logic   Over the last two decades, there has been much debate and discussion about the best way to teach children to read. Recently updated curriculum documents, and a wealth of research, support… Continue Reading >

Top tips to prepare the kids for back-to-school

The school bells are ringing, and the 2023 school year is about to begin. After six weeks of sun, sand and very little routine, getting back into the groove can sometimes prove a bit hard.  And for pre-schoolers, it’s even… Continue Reading >

Back to School Guide – Checklist for all Stages

Starting big school is exciting and a huge milestone in a kid’s life, and also for the parents. Some things that might be different are a bigger school, having to wear a school uniform, new teachers, new kids, and not… Continue Reading >

Why swimming lessons are essential for kids and parents to feel safe and comfortable in the water

Swimming is often only thought about when the sun is out and the mercury is high, but swimming lessons should be at the forefront of parent’s minds all year-round. Throughout last summer, 86 people tragically lost their lives to drownings… Continue Reading >