What can I bake for the kids school playlunch? Looking for a little sweet treat for after school snack? Here is a collection of yummy bickies, cookies, slices to pop into their lunchboxes.
What one mother wishes she knew when she sent her son off to 'big' school last year.
The are a bright, quirky, inclusive and meaningful tribute to some of our most beloved Australians - and they are also teaching kids their ABCs.
"You sent them when?" It is the common attack query that mothers like me face on a regular basis.
For Ashley Quinn and his wife Katherine, the decision when to send their eldest daughter, Matilda, to school was never in question.
The green cover is printed on the front with the school's name so cutting it down makes it look silly. I don't know how my life came to this.
A South Australian mum of eight got a rude shock last week when she received a note home about a piece of home made chocolate slice she sent in her preschooler's lunchbox, opening up a lively discussion about healthy lunchboxes and communication between schools and parents.
It's a feeling parents of school-aged children know all too well. The night before, the morning of, or even just before pick up on the very first day; we don't know when the intense feelings are going to hit, but it's a given that they will. Our babies are off to school; the next big phase of life.
A Year Four teacher at a Queensland primary school went above and beyond to ensure her students were ready to start their school year - giving them goodie bags full of meaningful items.
If you have a little one starting school this year and they haven't quite mastered the tricky art of tying their own shoelaces, let us introduce you to five-year-old Colton.
I love my kids, but from now on, I will be strapping them into my car to drive them three minutes down the road.
When children learn how to write, it unlocks a whole new world of self-expression. Whether it's happiness, gratitude, sadness or anger – the little notes they pen can certainly tug on our heartstrings, give us the guilts, and make us laugh.
Many parents worry about when is the right time for their child to start school. While some use their child's individual characteristics to judge school readiness, others have philosophical beliefs that lead them to delay their child's school entry.