My kid is scared of Halloween

Amy Joyce Here are five tips to help ease your child into Halloween if you find they are a little bit sensitive to the scarier aspects of the celebrations.

Younger Kids

Why you only need to be a good parent half the time

Sarah Macdonald 11:59pm The most important thing you can do as a parent is obvious, relatively easy and only has to be done half the time for it to be powerful and effective.


Older Kids

Would you put your kids in charge of the family meal?

Anna Maxted 10:04am Tired of having her best culinary efforts dismissed by her three sons, Anna Maxted decides to take a week off and let the boys loose in the kitchen


Entertaining Kids

Snapchat not covered by cyberbullying laws

5:18pm Snapchat and other "smaller" social media firms will not fall under the legal scope of the federal government's crackdown on cyberbullying.


Family Life

Foster parents need more support to care for vulnerable children

Morag McArthur Foster carers are often not adequately supported – both financially and emotionally – to care for some of Australia’s most vulnerable children.



Apple ogre mouths

Nicole Avery Funny to look at great to taste, kids will love these apple ogre mouths.

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