International Women’s Day 2020: A Letter To My Daughter

08.03.2020 Dearest Daughter, In 2020, the 109th year of recognising the achievements of women on International Women’s Day, I wanted to share with you some life lessons that you can take with you for the rest of your life. As… Continue Reading >

Allergy friendly Shrove Tuesday Pancakes        

BY Stephanie Holdsworth Allerchic As Shrove Tuesday comes around every year my heart is warmed by a memory of inclusion, from my daughters Pre-School years. Our preschool like many others loved to celebrate all the culturally significant dates on the… Continue Reading >

Love, simply is ‘The Quality of Attention We Give to Others’

I was asked to write an article for the Back to School edition as an ‘expert’ in my field. I did have a cackle at this as I am the furthest thing from an ‘expert’, in any field (except maybe… Continue Reading >

A New Take on the Season of Gifting

With Christmas well on its way, it is easy to see our children fall into the trap of asking for what they want rather than embracing the spirit of giving. Classroom time is spent writing wish lists to send to… Continue Reading >

Handling “Those Looks” When You Have Fussy Kids at Christmas Gatherings

As a parent with a fussy eater, you have no doubt been served up your fair share of common-wisdom-but-oh-so-wrong advice when it comes to managing your child’s fussy eating behaviour. And as I have written about here for Kiddipedia previously,… Continue Reading >

The real side of being a stay at home mum

For this blog I decided to share what it’s really like from my experience of being a stay at home mum. Lately, I’ve felt very isolated, and lonely. I only have a few close friends and that’s ok I’m happy… Continue Reading >

Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes

Halloween is creeping up on us and it’s time to get baking! Thanks to CSR All Natural Chocolate and Vanilla Buttercream Icing Mix, you can make creepy crawly spider cupcakes and wicked witches hats for your little monster! Free of… Continue Reading >

Sleeping arrangements for twins or triplets

One of the main concerns many parents have when they take their twins or triplets home is what they should do in regards to the sleeping arrangements of their little ones. Should they go into separate cots? Bassinets? Let them… Continue Reading >

We don’t have a mother, just two dads: coming out every week…

Shane Warren   Recently I was at a conference and I ran into a mother of a child who was a ‘close’ friend of my eldest in day-care.  This in itself is not an all too uncommon experience, but it… Continue Reading >

Gay or straight – the ever-present question…

Shane Warren   As part of my weekly work I often get to facilitate group learning environments and like many in the field of adult education, I share stories to help my participants better understand the theory that is being… Continue Reading >