Are you a Helicopter Parent? How to Keep Your Brave Kids Safe.

Whoever said ‘silence is golden’ clearly never had kids… silence is most often kids up to mischief. In many cases, kids are naturally braver than we are as adults. Some think they are super heroes, stunt men or stunt women,… Continue Reading >

Your First Parent-Teacher progress Interview?

It is your child’s first year of ‘big school’ and parent-teacher meetings are fast approaching.  You might not have the faintest idea, except to ask, ‘So, how is Sam going at school?’ It’s been ages since you’ve set foot in… Continue Reading >

How to maximise space in your nursery

For expectant parents, one of the most special moments is taking time to create a safe space for your anticipated little one and designing a beautiful and well-equipped nursery. For many us living in cities or within houses or apartments… Continue Reading >

Advice from an Allergy Mum

Aussie Allergy Mum is all about supporting allergy families. This month I decided to ask the mums in our Facebook group to share there best advice for other allergy families that might be recently diagnosed or currently struggling.   Below… Continue Reading >

Summer is a Scorcher – Keep your little ones cool

Sleep experts share tips to help your family beat the heat   This summer is proving to be a scorcher, so experts are recommending keeping little ones indoors to make sure they’re cool and safe. The last thing parents want… Continue Reading >

Immunisation – Why all the debate?

Immunisation is available to you for free in Australia and is designed to prevent your child from contracting preventable, potentially deadly diseases. It’s a big topic and most people get the sense that it is something they’d like to do… Continue Reading >

Starting High School:  Managing anxiety

Flashback to 2017 and “WOW”.  It seems like only yesterday I was attending his kindergarten graduation and stressing over what Primary school would hold for him.  How would he ever cope?  How would he fit in?  Would he make friends? … Continue Reading >

Supporting LGBTIQ students and families

Original Article can be seen under Rainbow Families Guest Blog – Mary Flaskas from Inclusivity Consultants   Since the de-funding of the Safe Schools Coalition initiative in NSW, there has been little in the way of support for teaching staff,… Continue Reading >

The wonderful ways kids benefit from having a single parent.

Single parenting is not a trend or a passing phenomenon.  There are 50,000 more single parents in Australia every 5 years and currently, it sits at around 959,000 of us.  So, it’s safe to say the numbers won’t decrease. As… Continue Reading >

Parentmedic First Aid Travel Tips

  Be prepared We know the list just gets longer and longer but more importantly than throwing in the 20th toy or teddy, is to think about any first aid items and products that you may need while you’re away…. Continue Reading >