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🎥 Code words & kids safety 1 min read

Would your child ever stay in a potentially dangerous situation because they don't know of a discreet way to ask for your help? Psychologist Collett Smart discusses how code words can help teens and young ones avoid dangerous situations.

Chickpea shephard's pie 1 min read

This vegetarian shepherd's pie is hearty and filling, and packed with protein thanks to chickpeas. Perfect for the entire family on a cold winter's night.

🎥 The best energy-boosting foods for kids 1 min read

Kids rush from classroom to activity to home and back again. So they need high energy-boosting foods to sustain them. Nutritionist and dietitian Amanda Muhl discusses the top high-energy foods for busy mums and active children.

It's begun: Hilarious quarantine pregnancy announcements 1 min read

All that #isolife time during the height of COVID-19 restrictions was bound to result in a quarantine baby boom.

🎥 Easy creamy corn soup—restaurant-style 1 min read

The perfect warm-you-up soup for winter! And how to get heaps of veggies into your kids 😉

Please stop telling me to have another child 4 min read

My husband and I have recognised that being parents of just one child is what’s right for us. I shouldn’t need to explain and I most certainly don’t need to justify our decision.

🎥 How to remain calm under pressure 1 min read

You're not at your best when you're stressed, and remaining calm when life throws stressors your way is one of greatest life skills you can develop. Psychologist Collett Smart explains how to stay calm in the midst of anxiety and...

🎥 Vegan carrot, cauliflower & turmeric soup 1 min read

This creamy carrot and cauliflower soup with turmeric is anti-inflammatory, great for the gut and full of deliciousness. It's a dish that boasts expressive and lasting flavour that is suitable for any type of food setting.

10 of the best Bluey birthday cake ideas 3 min read

We've scoured Instagram to find the 10 best-looking Bluey birthday cakes that you can replicate at home (or buy).

Unseen heroes: How abused mothers are protecting their children 2 min read

Mothers in domestic violence situations are often perceived as being unable to adequately protect their children. This study upends all of that.

🎥 Don't feed your baby these foods 1 min read

Not all foods are safe for your baby. When your baby starts to show interest in trying new foods, nutritionist Amanda Muhl explains what not to feed them. Read: 6 hacks every mum should know when introducing solids

🎥 Genetic carrier testing and other tests before pregnancy 1 min read

Before and during pregnancy your doctor may want to run a range of tests and scans. These can include screening and genetic carrier tests to see if your baby has a health condition. Dr Peter Wood discusses these screening tests...