July 2019

July 2019

When I look 1 min read

When I look at my little friends, I don’t see their milestones. I see who they are.

How often are toddlers sick? 1 min read

Q: How often should I expect a normal, generally healthy toddler to catch a cold? My almost two-year-old has been doing so at a rate of about once a month. Is this normal?

Banana peanut split — Cooking with Gia and Olive 1 min read

A banana split without the ice-cream. Who knew that was possible?

Do this to help your child learn better at school 1 min read

This is why your child needs an eye test.

Playful ways to teach kids about money 2 min read

Teaching your children about money is crucial, and it doesn’t have to be difficult.

Reinventing the feminism definition for our girls 6 min read

Dr Payal Mukherjee is a surgeon making waves in a traditionally male-dominated role. She’s also paving the way for and encouraging girls—her daughter included—to have a greater impact in the world they’ll inherit.

What children of all ages really need 1 min read

All levels of play help to develop social-emotional competence and teach children how to interact with adults and peers.

How to get acne-free skin 1 min read

Acne is an inflammatory reaction in the oil glands of the skin. Hormones, especially androgens (male hormones), cause an increase in the production of oil in these glands (which is why the condition is more prevalent around puberty). These glands...

Why preschool is important 9 min read

Australia has seen a massive increase in enrolment in preschool programs over the past 10 years, making a significant difference to the country’s children and families.

Why I don't feel the need to be a perfect mum 4 min read

It was an off-hand remark by another mum, but one that gave me plenty of guilt and changed my life forever.