Encountering new experiences can be daunting for kids, but chatting about them can help. Davina Bells talks about her latest book, What To Do When You're Not Sure What To Do, and how words can ease anxieties.
Combining sensory play with bathtime, our rainbow bath bubbles will have kids begging to get in the tub.
Use ready-made food colouring or make your own using foods like turmeric and beetroot, the experimentation is half the fun.
Crisp like potato chips but with the sweetness of fresh apples, these baked apple chips are absolutely delish. Made with only three ingredients and an oven, they're super simple too. Give them a whirl next time the kids say, "I'm hungry!"
Boredom is all part of being a kid, and so important too! But if it's all just getting a little too much - this 'Bored' Games idea can be a lifesaver. Easy entertainment for the school holidays with the mission of saving one bored kid at a time. Make a...
Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Or, are apples chemical-laden vessels that are bad for our health? Take a look into the history of growing, selling and eating apples to find out for yourself.
We all want our kids to be optimistic and resilient. But what does that actually mean, why does it matter and how on earth do we do it? Read on for a deep-dive into children and the importance of optimism.
Neuroscientist, mother and author, Dr Sarah McKay, believes there's more to baby brain than negative stereotypes about forgetfulness. In fact, she says there's no proof women's cognitive function declines. Instead, their brains transform in rather remarkable ways.
Drawing is a vital process for kids. It helps them learn to communicate with the world and eventually to write. So why do most kids eventually stop drawing? Associate Professor Misty Adoniou takes a look into the meaning behind the scribbles.
We have a lovely chat with Bec Kavanagh and Jamila Khodja, the duo behind M/OTHER–the event series featuring a lineup of writers, thinkers and creators in frank discussions on all the layers of ‘motherhood’.
Comedian and writer Mandy Nolan is suffering mum guilt, or what she calls GOMO: the guilt of missing out. To compensate for all the things she misses out on, she tells occasional fibs and throws elaborate parties.
When Bec Rose was diagnosed with Colorectal cancer, she was told she had six months to live. Almost four years later, as she entered palliative care, Bec reached out to Lunch Lady to share her final story.
The world of parenting has changed a lot since Maggie Dent grew up in the 1950s. But she reckons that the trauma of your own childhood often becomes your gift you give to the world. For her, that meant doing things very differently.
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