February 2019

February 2019

Free Printable — Age-Appropriate Chores 11 min read

Kids who routinely help around the house are more likely to perform better at school, be emotionally stable and succeed in their professional lives as adults. (Plus free printable at the end of this article!) Want a personalised chore chart...

My Life as a Stay-At-Home Mum 4 min read

What a drunk man at a pub yelled at me gave me a new perspective on myself.

Do this everyday to raise well-adjusted kids 1 min read

Children who take part in family meals display less delinquency, greater academic achievement, improved psychological wellbeing, more positive family interactions and eat healthier foods.

Hulk Pasta 1 min read

A vegan, low-carb, low-kilojoule dish the entire family can enjoy.

The most important habit parents should cultivate with their children 1 min read

Blogger, nutritionist, personal trainer, world-renowned fitness model and mum of four Sophie Guidolin on why eating at home is healthier.

Is it normal to detest and even resent giving birth to my son? 1 min read

Q: Is it normal to detest and even resent giving birth to my son? He’s 12 now and is a real handful and I find it extremely challenging to show love to him.

Grain-Free Oatmeal — Cooking with Gia and Olive 1 min read

A fruity twist on an old breakfast favourite.

My child could bleed to death! 5 min read

A mother’s struggle to protect her haemophiliac son.

10 of the best books to improve reading comprehension in young children 1 min read

As a librarian, here are a few of my favourite books for young children. Do you have any of these on your child's bookshelf?

Three simple ways to improve your child's reading comprehension 5 min read

Simple activities you can do at home to encourage literacy.