A parent's guide to keeping children safe around dogs 5 min read

There are inherent risks in raising a child with a dog in your home, but practising the necessary precautions and preparations will help keep them safe around your new pet.

On the frontlines of COVID-19 3 min read

When Ashleigh Woods graduated with a nursing degree from Southern Cross University a few years ago, she knew she wanted to make a difference. What she never expected was to be on the frontlines fighting the war against coronavirus. The 25-year-old...

“My second son lived for only one minute” 6 min read

One mother’s heartbreaking journey through miscarriages and stillbirth, and why she still finds reasons to be thankful.

🎥 Quick healthy nacho salad — Cooking with Gia and Olive 1 min read

This quick healthy nacho salad is an alternative to traditional tacos. Combine with your favourite salad ingredients for a budget-friendly healthy meal. 

🎥 How to stay active at home 1 min read

Here's how you can continue to stay active while self-isolating and social distancing at home. It's so easy even the kids can join in!

3 science-based activities to entertain the kids at home 2 min read

These stimulating activities from Street Science will inspire your child’s curiosity for the world and get their brains working.

How to celebrate a birthday while in quarantine 3 min read

Has COVID-19 put a dampener on your (child's) birthday party plans? There are still ways to celebrate the milestones with a bit of creativity. Who knows? It might even become one of the more memorable ones!

🎥 Healthy Easter chocolate bark recipe — Cooking with Gia and Olive 1 min read

Happy Easter! This healthy Easter chocolate bark eecipe tastes amazing and will look fantastic on your Easter table. This chocolate bark recipe is also a healthier alternative that uses coconut oil.

COVID-19: Catching the last flight home 8 min read

An earthquake. A phone call in the middle of the night. A four-hour drive through snow-covered roads. A plane ticket she didn’t even know if she had. Could she make it home?

Showing God to children during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis 6 min read

With church services cancelled, how can parents continue to cultivate the spiritual lives of their children?

Fun activities at home with kids 8 min read

From physical activity to mind-stretchers and virtual tours, here are some ideas to entertain the kids at home.

🎥 Cheesy rice with broccoli — Cooking with Gia and Olive 1 min read

Cheesy rice with broccoli or any vegetables you like! We love this quick risotto inspired recipe. It's healthy, packed with protein and is a sure winner for family dinner time.