Family and pregnancy Kids
Children (4-12)
Infographic of first aid kit Child health How to create a home first aid kit Accidents are unfortunately an inevitable part of life, which is why a well-stocked first aid kit is essential for the home and car. Susan Martin Susan Martin Writer
Group Of Girlfriends Playing Video Games At Home Cyber smart kids Are you a gaming noob? Some family game nights have moved online in COVID. Here we outline the importance of continuing to play games even as we get older and the health benefits of ‘having fun’. Anna Oesten-Creasey Health writer Anna Oesten-Creasey Writer
Children activities DIY Christmas ornaments Tis the season and there’s nothing like some handmade touches adorning the Christmas tree. We share some simple DIY Christmas ornament ideas with items from around the house. Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist
Teens (13+)
Two people talking near a rainbow flag at a skate park Raising teenagers Talking to your children about nonbinary identities The concept of nonbinary or other gender identities can often be misunderstood. So, how do we talk to children about it? Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist
Happy Multiracial Friends Resting In Street Cafe Teenage wellbeing When your kid’s come out as trans, what’s next? Whether it’s come as a surprise or you’ve known for a while, supporting your child who has come out as trans can be a challenging time. We spoke to Kids Helpline to offer some advice for parents. Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist
teenager asleep in bed in a messy room Teenagers and sleep Sleep solutions for tired teens Is your adolescent or teenager battling bedtime and wanting to sleep the day away? You’re not alone. We share some potential sleep solutions for tired teenagers. Tracy McBeth Tracy McBeth Journalist
Toddlers (1-3)
A cheeky toddler Toddler tantrums Is there a 'terrible twos'? Having had twins who sailed through their twos without much of a challenge, I was convinced there was no such thing as the ‘terrible twos’. Then my youngest entered this stage, and forced me to re-think. Child psychologist, Dr Sasha Lynn, helps us understand some of the quirks and challenges of this important, if at times difficult, development stage. Chris Pavey Chris Pavey Writer
Toddler parenting Tips for ditching the dummy As your baby grows into a toddler, dummies can cause more problems than they solve. Caitlin Wright caitlin wright Online editor and writer
A young boy with his dad wearing pyjamas Toddler parenting Is there a toddler 'golden age'? Raising young children is filled with ups and downs, but is there a ‘toddler golden age’? Father of three, Chris Pavey, believes there is. Chris Pavey Chris Pavey Writer