Kids Life

Managing school holidays with children

As a kid, I vividly remember the lead up to Christmas vacation and January holidays as being hectic chaos.

Growth Charts – Is My Baby Growing At A Normal Rate?

One of the aspects of development on most parents' minds is growth. Is my baby growing at the correct rate? Is she...

Food Allergies – Does Your Child Have Any?

Food allergies aren't as common as you might think, but food intolerances can come and go. Here's how to sort out the...

Nutrition and your child’s development

In the beginning The old adage states that we are what we eat. It's certainly true that everything in...

Your Baby’s Natural Reflexes

A baby is born with a number of 'primitive' reflexes that remind us of our very close evolutionary relationship with monkeys and...

Early Childhood Intervention Infoline

The Early Childhood Intervention Infoline provides a telephone information service on early childhood intervention services within New South Wales, for families and...

Learning To Move – Birth to Six Months

At all stages of your child's development, play is an integral part of everything he learns. Movement is of course one of...

Learning To Move – Six To Nine Months

Between six and nine months your baby will develop sufficient control throughout his body to sit and achieve the hands and knees...

Learning To Move – Nine Months On To Standing

From nine months, your baby will gradually develop control around the hips and start pulling himself up to stand.

How Children Interact With Their World In Creative Ways

Children today have access to sophisticated technology that allows them to interface with a world which may no longer lie within their...

Teaching children through music and rhythm

Music is like magic to children. A father's lullaby can soothe a baby to sleep, and a mother's enthusiastic chant can inspire...

Creative interaction at story time

How many of us sink into automatic pilot at story time and finish a book without really being aware that we've read...

Recent Stories

Taking care of the caregiver

o meet the physical and emotional needs of caring for children, parents and carers need to remember to take care of themselves.

Seven positives for stressed parents

We can't give what we don't have. This translates to 'when we don't take care of ourselves we are actually doing a...

Opinion: Is it OK to teach a child how to use a firearm (safely)?

What is a no doubt contentious issue – we’ve had a letter in from a reader asking for our opinion on whether...

Moving House: The Ultimate Guide to Survival

There are a whole heap of studies that place moving house among the most stressful events in life. One recent survey even places...

4 simple meals you can make on your cooktop

I don’t know how you feel at the end of a long day, but generally, I’m tired and the last thing I...