72% of parents have missed major school events and 61% aren’t aware of what academic milestones their child should be achieving. The Skool Loop App helps principles and teachers better connect with parents.
Foster caring involves a lot of dedication and willingness to provide motherly love to children who, most of the times come from abusive families. If you are looking for information on becoming a foster parent, then you are in the right place.
There are plenty of day cares out there with lovely toys and friendly teachers. But, these are just two things that a day care ought to offer. Here are a few more services a quality child care centre should offer parents and children alike.
From signature hair accessories by JoJo Siwa, collectable fairies, silly putty and toy car tracks – Funtastic has Christmas Santa sacks sorted with this range of budget-friendly toys priced under $30.
The magical elves at Fisher-Price in Australia have been working extra hard this year to create a special range of toys for Christmas. Whether gifting for a teething bub or experimental toddler, Fisher-Price has your festive season presents covered.
Baby’s first Christmas is an extra special occasion – first visit from Santa, first Christmas lunch and for many, first time travelling long distances. With this in mind, Fisher-Price have designed a range of nursery gifts perfect for travelling with bub during the holiday season.
Australian couples undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) may now benefit from an innovative and freely-available app which provides a comprehensive calendar tool that spans their entire IVF journey.
Australia’s leading bookseller, Dymocks, has released it’s annual list of the Top 51 favourite children’s books as voted by the Australian public. Topping the 2017 list is classic picture book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
Children have different reasons for using the internet and to target and attract this audience you need to have a website that is specifically designed to satisfy their needs and wants.
There is a growing attitude that the more kids understand about their parents’ finances, the better they will be equipped to manage their own.
There is a lot to be said for living in a major Australian city such as Sydney. However, when it comes to raising young children, you might be wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
As you watch your child grow up, you realise how much more you need to teach them before they can become a self-sufficient adult. While you can likely think of numerous life lessons to impart on your teen, here are four basic skills that will help them grow and mature over time.
After being exposed to Scandinavian design and the Nordic lifestyle in their native country of Estonia, two friends launched an online business in Australia. Nordlife offers everything from home decor to children’s bedding and clothing.
A positive first job experience is very important and you can do a lot of things to ensure that your child’s first job experience is a good one. Read on to discover the best tips to help you decide what steps to take.
Your main goal as a parent is to make sure that your children grow up as happy and as healthy as possible. This includes making sure that their teeth and gums are taken care of as well.
Changing careers while taking care of your family may seem like a balancing act at first. These simple steps will demonstrate that good changes are possible and that there is nothing wrong with starting over.
People are divided when it comes to baby shower games. We can all agree the typical games are cringe-worthy, but some people love them for that, while others avoid baby showers to steer clear of them.
With Aussie kids going back to school this week, Ben Halcomb from Nikon Australia, shares his top tips on how to take the most natural photos of your kids. But don’t forget to #talkb4sharing images of children on the internet!
Sharing photos of their children starting school on social media is an important digital ritual for Australian families, but the practice is raising concerns for many parents around online safety and whether they have the moral right to share pictures of minors.
Clarks Back to School range for 2017 featuring Active Air for juniors with air channels in the footbed to absorb impact and stylish shoes for young adults with the same technology and quality they’ve grown up with.
The last thing any of us want around Christmas is our children getting hurt or something bad happening. That’s why it’s important to be aware that there are some extra precautions that you might need to take, to make sure everyone has a very merry Christmas.
Lithgow will host Australia’s biggest Halloween Party on 29 October 2016. There will be activities for the kids and a national record attempt for the greatest number of costumed people to dance to Michael Jackson’s song Thriller.
Dymocks has released its annual list of the Top 51 favourite children’s books as voted for by the Australian public. A record number of over 26,500 votes were cast, showing just how passionate Australians are about their favourite childhood stories.
Some parents are concerned about putting their child on an on-going regimen of drugs, and hope to find safer, more natural and budget-friendly approaches to the condition. Fortunately, there are several drug-free approaches that may help kids with ADHD.
Costume parties are some of the most fun and memorable parties that kids can have, but throwing a themed costume party can be a bit more complicated for parents, there are a number of things you need to plan for to make the day a success.
There are various types of baby formula, from the traditional cow’s milk to the more digestible goat’s milk and vegetable-based soy formula. To determine which formula is best for your child, read these six tips on choosing the best formula.
Australian researchers have found that not getting a good night’s sleep, will have women of child-bearing age reaching for fattier foods to help them through the day and this could impact their child’s future health.
Going to primary school is a challenging time for your little one and yourself. While the new school year is some way off, it can be very overwhelming, so it’s a good idea to start preparing your child now for starting Primary School.
According to a survey of over 15,000 Navman customers, teaching your kids how to drive is high on the stress list, which is why a leading driver training school will be presenting a FREE webinar on ‘How to teach your kids to drive’.
There are instances when direct breastfeeding does not work out for some babies. Sometimes the problems may be temporary and subside after some time, and other times they are more or less permanent.
REA Group has launched one of the most innovative parental leave schemes in the Australian technology industry, offering employees six months paid parental leave for primary caregivers and three months of paid leave for secondary carers/partners.
Some couples make conceiving a child look like a walk in the park. They decide they want to become parents, and the process happens very quickly. But for others, it can be a long and complicated process.
Sonya Ryan, the mother of Carly Ryan who was murdered in 2007 by an online predator, is working with AFP’s victim-based crime prevention teams to raise awareness about cyber safety and online grooming.
Sydney lawyer Karen Cho says child custody arrangements, when handled well, can give children a sense of security and stability and give you peace of mind that there is a plan in place.
For those beginning high school, starting at a new school, or entering year 11 or 12, the anxiety and pressure associated with returning to school can often become overwhelming.
It can be hard to know what books, movies and television shows have a positive influence on your kid’s life. It’s important for young children and teens to have strong female figures to look up to, even if they are fictional characters.
After giving birth, mother of two, Mackenzie Fox, had to face what all women do and that’s shedding the baby weight. Some women go through this ordeal, both psychological and physical, with a lot of stress.
School holidays can mean road trips in a stuffy car, the Frozen soundtrack playing on repeat and two hour lines at a theme park. But there are alternatives to the expense of keeping the kids amused during the holidays.
Christmas is a magical time of year if you have just welcomed a new baby into the family and there are things you can do to ensure that baby’s first Christmas is a memorable time for everyone.
In Australia 10-13% of women will experience depression and/or anxiety during pregnancy or in the year after giving birth. The good news is there are lots of things that can be done to support new parents.