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.
Orientation day feels like a long time ago – how do we keep up the momentum?
Up to 5000 four-year-olds could go straight to prep this year.
This year I will face my biggest parenting challenge to date – my eldest daughter starts school, thus forcing me to adopt the one thing I have so far resisted – a routine.
Nobody is perfect, so the saying goes. However, as my son ends his first year at school, I think the words "except kindergarten teachers" need to be added to the end of the popular adage.
No one told me years would disappear in a blink; that time would speed up right when I want it to slow down.
2015 school holiday dates and school term dates for all Australian states on Essential Kids.
If you’re the parent of a kid who just started school this year, your life has probably changed in many ways over the past couple of months.
On her daughter's first day of school Saman Shad discovered just how difficult it can be to not project your own issues on to your children.
A mum’s experience of two first days of school.
"It’s always been this way for me. From the early nursery days when I left an angry bundle of limbs with the carers, drop-offs have been a nightmare. My boy is an emotional kid and wears his angst on his sleeve."
Picture a school playground without rules. Surely conflict and bedlam would prevail. Or maybe not, as one Auckland Primary School has discovered.