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7 surprisingly countercultural parenting tips that work 5 min read

“It takes a village to raise a child,” so goes the African proverb. But what if that village, including schools, peers, media and the culture at large, goes strongly and blatantly against your principles?

What I learned about being a mumpreneur 3 min read

Sometimes, it's the simple things that turn out to be big solutions.

Bibs & bobs — 22 September 2019 1 min read

The secret to happy arguing | The surprisingly simple solution to stop kids from bullying | Worried about your teen's health? Look at when they're sleeping

Make sure you don't do this when giving your kids medicine 1 min read

You've probably tried these strategies but experts are warning against them.

Stop plastic pollution: 6 easy substitutes to reduce household plastic waste 2 min read

It’s not too late to start reducing plastic waste and help save the planet.

10 books to read during Australian Reading Hour 3 min read

Wondering what to read for Australian Reading Hour tomorrow? Here are some suggestions for your preschooler and primary-aged kids.

The surprising solution to your step-parenting problems 5 min read

Let’s start with that fundamental reality—you are not liked and not accepted. How do you deal with that with grace, kindness and respect for the child?

What having kids taught me about my relationship with food 4 min read

"Food is fuel, it’s energy and it’s healing, but most of all, food is the greatest form of self-love."

Bibs & bobs — 15 September 2019 1 min read

A spring school holiday like no other | The simple solution for preventing heart disease

Not Christian? You may still want to consider a Christian school. Here's why 1 min read

“Teachers are one of the few groups of people in society who can tell other people what to do in their discretionary time and—by and large—they obey.” 

Looking beyond the now 4 min read

When I look at what is happening right now, it's effortless to get caught in the trap of thinking there is no hope. Then things like this happen . . .