Questions to ask kids that will get them talking about their day at school 3 min read
We ask members of our Mums At The Table group to share their tips on questions to ask kids so they'll open up about their day at school.
Cyber safety: Keeping your children safe from predators 8 min read
We talk to child safety experts about the six things about our children we should never share online.
12 life lessons your children need to learn 4 min read
With all the distraction and overstimulation that devices bring, children are not building up useful "reservoirs of knowledge" they can draw on in coming years.
Kids playing sports? Here are 5 things you shouldn't do 4 min read
As parents navigating the ups and downs of the sporting world, what are some of the opportunities to grasp, priorities to hold onto and dangers to avoid?
5 mistakes parents make when teaching children about money 4 min read
To help start the conversation about money with your children, here are our tips on the common mistakes parents make.
Developmental milestones checklist 1 min read
Download our free printable to help you find out where your child should be in their development.
Raising girls to understand consent 7 min read
A few years ago, a man serving me coffee in my regular cafe said to my young daughter, Violet, "Give us a kiss."
Your child can be a lot of things, but preferably not this 🙅 6 min read
Responsible, achievement-oriented and highly principled . . . this is the kind of child most parents dream of, until you discover the downside.
Four types of boys and how they respond 4 min read
Here are the four types of boys I shared about in my book, How to Raise a Man, which is a useful tool in helping mothers understand how to adapt their children's demands.
Creating space for meaningful conversations with children in the digital age 7 min read
"I dunno” is an answer you’re probably familiar with as a parent. Sometimes you can’t get kids to be quiet and other times it’s impossible to get a word from them.