Exhausted because your baby is waking a lot during the night?



Everyday I meet exhausted parents. Parents who have tried their hardest, responded to their baby or toddlers every need during the night. Crossing their fingers hoping that they will soon outgrow their night waking and start to sleep in longer …
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Night Waking in babies OVER 12 months



Many parents contact me when their little one is over 12 months of age, they have been hoping that the problem would go away or that they would sleep better as they got older. Usually it doesn’t go away and …
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Night Waking in Babies over 12 months



Many parents contact us when their little one is over 12 months of age, they have been hoping that the problem would go away or that they would sleep better as they got older. Usually it doesn’t go away and …
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How to Help Kids with Homework



  Parents the world over are so familiar the afternoon homework sigh! Now, that can be both kids and parents sighing… it can certainly be a drama or just part of the routine. So how can you as a parent …
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Cutting Sugar Improves Children’s Health in Just 10 Days



By Anahad O’Connor | NY Time Health | October 28th 2015 Obese children who cut back on their sugar intake see improvements in their blood pressure, cholesterol readings and other markers of health after just 10 days, a rigorous new …
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How to teach your kids about sugar



CASEY SEIDENBERG | NZ  Sugar provides a burst of energy that might be fun for a minute but usually doesn’t last too long. This article is dedicated to all the kids out there who think the orange juice they drink …
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Smacking Debate



There’s been some recent debate about smacking as a form of discipline. I was smacked (gently) as a child and have not yet decided what to do with my one and three year olds when they’re older. What are your …
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QLD prep eligibility entry age changes



Kim Stephens – Brisbane Times – 14/01/15 As many as 5000 Queensland four-year-olds could potentially bypass kindergarten and enrol in prep this year, after an abrupt change to prep and kindergarten eligibility requirements. The Department of Education, Training and Employment announced …
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The pre-handwriting skills your preschooler needs



This article was written for Kidspot by Nicole Madigan with additional information from Babysmiles – Nicole Pierotti  One of the first things our children learn at school is how to write, but there’s no need to wait till they start school …
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Books to read for new mum?



My first baby is due in a month. I’ve never so much held a baby let alone fed, bathed and settled one. I’m overwhelmed at the thought of it all. What is your advice to a soon to be mum …
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