Parenting Files

PARENTING: Positive phrases to calm difficult behaviour

It’s all too easy to snap and yell at the kids when they’ve pushed you to your limit. But, we all know how ineffective that can be. Here's some alternatives to calm difficult behaviour.

Preschool

Free Bush Kindy on the Sunshine Coast

Did you know there was a free (yup, FREE!) weekly Bush Playgroup on the Sunshine Coast?

Education

BACK TO SCHOOL: Overcoming Separation Anxiety

The start of a new school year can be tough for those struggling with separation anxiety. Have a tear-free start with these top tips.

Education

BACK TO SCHOOL: Being Prep-ready

Do you have a preppie starting this year? Be totally Prep ready with these top tips from Sunshine Coast Grammar School

Recipes

RECIPE: Pulled Chicken Baps with Apple Coleslaw

With plenty of options dependent on fussiness levels, these chicken baps are the perfect solution to family dinners!

Parenting Files

Teaching kids to be digital detectives

With Google and the Internet at their fingertips, how do we teach kids to be savvy digital detectives?

Wellbeing

School holiday sanity-saving tips

Always wanted to be one of those parents that actually enjoys the school holidays? Here's some tips on how to not only survive these holidays, but actually enjoy them too!

Recipes

10 cute Christmas recipes to make with your kids

There is no better time than Christmas to have fun with the kids in the kitchen! Here are 10 great Christmas recipes perfect for kids.

Family Health

RECIPE: Fruity Frozen Yoghurt Bites

Struggling to get kids to eat their five serves each day? Try these fruity frozen yoghurt bites!

Recipes

RECIPE: Passionfruit, Coconut & Quinoa Muffins

Yum, passionfruit season is here! These Passionfruit, Coconut and Quinoa Muffins make the perfect seasonal lunchbox filler.

Wellbeing

WELLBEING: Dealing with end-of-year busyness

End-of-year performances, Christmas carols, class parties... the holiday season can be a recipe for an overwhelmed and tired family.

Parenting Files

Festive Season Tips for Separated Parents

Christmas is nearly here and while it is generally a time of joy and excitement, for newly separated families it can be a time of an uncertainty and stress.