Asking your child about his school day often elicits “School’s okay” followed by a hasty exit, especially if it has been difficult for them. Don’t wait until the final school report to know if your child is struggling at school. Research shows that children do better in school when parents are involved. A wise parent […]

Aussie passionfruit are now in their peak summer season, so it’s the perfect time to add a splash of passion into your meals! And these Passionfruit Melting Moments are the perfect recipe. Prep time: 20mins Cook time: 14 minutes Ingredients 200 g butter, softened 90 g icing sugar 60 ml (1⁄4 cup) lime juice 1 […]

Want to set your little one up to learn to their max each day at school? Here’s some great recipes ideas to create food to boost brains.

We all know the first five years of a child’s literacy journey are critical, and parents are the most important teacher during those early years. But that role doesn’t end when a child goes to school. Parents still play a vital part in their child’s literacy development throughout the primary years, and reading out loud […]

At the start of another school year, many families look beyond the classroom for additional learning resources to supplement their child’s education. If you are looking for a tutor on the Sunshine Coast, the region has a plethora of tutoring, mentoring and support programs to choose from! ABC Reading Eggs This popular app is a […]

But, we all know how ineffective that can be – responding with angry statements can exacerbate an already high-pressure situation, leading to tears and tantrums all around.

Keeping a spark burning after the kids arrive can be very difficult. Relationship expert Madonna Hirning answers your questions on how to keep your relationship alive after kids join the family. “Since our kids were born (now aged 6 months and 3 years old) I’ve really felt like my husband and I are drifting apart. […]

For many parents, new Preppies and children returning to school, this can be an extremely tense time of year. The trepidation can arise throughout the holidays, then increasingly loom like an encroaching storm cloud as January arrives. Some try a different path each year towards the first day of school and still arrive at the […]

January means many children are starting kindy or childcare for the first time. As unknown territory for both the child and the parents, it can be an exciting yet nervous time! To help your child adjust, make sure you’ve shared a couple of orientation sessions prior to your first day. These sessions are designed for […]

Finding healthy treats that the kids love is always a challenge, especially if you are restricted by food allergies or intolerances.