Global History Project

Those endless boxes of old family photos you can’t bear to part with, even though they have very little or no identifying notations at all, may not be such a lost cause after all. There is a way you just might be […]

Let’s Count At Work

With one in six children in Australia starting school behind, it’s important for parents to have a role in the development of their child’s early maths skills. Just in time for National Literacy and Numeracy Week (4-10 September), the Lets Count at […]

From Boardroom to Baby

Business Expert Jane Copeland Shares her tips for going out on your own… Here’s a summary of my 5 best tips for aspiring or early stage business owners: 1.What problem are you solving? The bigger and more obvious the problem your product […]

Top 10 tips for a healthy kid’s lunchbox

1.Get planning Planning your family’s meals for the week ahead is my number one tip – it’s the ultimate lifesaver, budget friendly and will help ensure your child has a healthy lunch box every day. Start by creating a five-day schedule and […]

Changes To The Nest!

Some twenty plus years ago when I was handed my first born I recall thinking how grateful I was to be custodian of this precious life and that my future was changed forever. I blissfully settled into parenthood gratefully navigating the milestones and phases […]

Girls And Science…

As the battle goes on to encourage more girls to study or work in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM), a recent study has identified a hidden enemy that girls are having to contend with. Their own families. Earlier this year, according […]

How Pets Can Turn Us Into Better Parents

Somehow, despite our different languages, we have found ways to teach our animal companions to simplify our lives. You’ll often see a golden retriever loyally guiding his human parent without comprehending the concept of blindness, or a rescue pooch diligently searching for […]

Global Day Of Parents

Parents worldwide are in the spotlight this week as we celebrate Global Day Of Parents today which will be followed by a top level parenting conference in Melbourne next week. Dr Kristy Goodwin, one of Australia’s leading authorities on the impact of […]

Social Media And Raising A Family

Has It Changed the Dynamic for Better or for Worse? In the years since cord-free phones became the norm, phones and technology have become so heavily entrenched into our society. At first, texting was a revelation. But with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and […]

Bedtime Routines

Ahhh.. The kettle is boiled, the TV is switched on YOUR station and you’re settling in for the night. Then you hear it… the pitter-patter of little feet out of bed – AGAIN.  There’s always a reason, of course. “I just need […]

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