Linda Moon While playdates can foster connection and support, they can also be a hotbed of parental politics.
Clare Sibthorpe There's charm and beauty in the purity of a child achieving something for the first time, whether it be a significant milestone such as their first few steps, or a smaller accomplishment like catching their first fish.
Loren Smith Simply looking at nature activates the brain's dopamine reward system, triggering feelings of wellness.
Brendon Hyndman New research has found that fears of playground accidents such as falls has led to considerable changes in school playgrounds, reflecting a climate of over-policing and surplus rules and regulations.
Letitia Rowlands Fancy being locked in a room with your children these school holidays? I admit, it is an idea which doesn't sound overly appealing at first.
Alice Zaslavsky Former teacher, author, one-time MasterChef Australia contestant and host of Channel Nine's kids' show Kitchen Whiz, Alice Zaslavsky shares her tips for inspiring kids in the kitchen.
Carolyn Swindell If your dog runs towards my child and I've got even a shred of doubt about its intentions, I'm going to take action.
Rob Lowing We review the films your kids and teens will be begging you to see this month and let you in on all the family-friendly details you need to know in advance.
Livia Gamble Wondering how you will keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Here is what's on around Australia in your state.
From the Comedy Festival to zoos and gardens, Melbourne is buzzing this Easter with great holiday events and activities for children.
Dilvin Yasa The benefits of sending kids to a week-long performing arts group are greater than you think.
Cathy Hope The summer holidays are well and truly over. The magic of Christmas is back in its box. Sales of champagne have plunged. The customary dribble back to work across the stretch of January, and now early February, is near complete. Kids are back at school.
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Linda Moon In my four hours at the park I witnessed several undesirable incidents that shattered my view of Wet‘n’Wild as a family-friendly experience.
Mary Ward Some little boys are obsessed with dinosaurs, others are into football, but, since he was two years old, Dylan Green has loved for vacuums.
Mary Ward Yes, you did read that correctly.
Livia Gamble To the delight of his children Roman Atwood transformed the first level of their house into a giant ball pit.
Celebrate our extensive cultural diversity here in Australia with some of these recipes from Essential Kids for your Australia Day party or BBQ with friends and family.
Susannah Bryan If you want to hang out in one US city's parks, soon you may need to bring a kid along.
Julia Proctor For some students, the long school holidays are a time to do little thinking and a lot of playing but some parents worry their academic achievement will slide.
Elissa Blake Towers of Tomorrow, a collection of landmark buildings from Asia and Australia realised in Lego offers viewers a unique opportunity to compare buildings that have changed the way we think about architecture and invent some of their own.
Shaza Barbar We've got a list of festive things to do with the kids as they impatiently wait for Christmas Day.
Livia Gamble Wondering how you will keep the kids entertained these 2014-2015 summer school holidays? Here is what's on around Australia in your state.
Dilvin Yasa Does your child dream of becoming a vet, archaeologist or world-famous chef? Sign them up for these career-orientated workshops and experiences these school holidays and you can give them a glimpse into their possible future.
Natalie Bochenski Kids are going spotty for art these holidays at the GOMA.
Millicent Bainbridge Is your urge to supply things ‘ready-made’ spoiling your daughter’s imagination?
Livia Gamble A two-year-old boy was critically injured while a three-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after an inflatable house was lifted into the air in the U.S.
Livia Gamble Apart from using some audio cues, 11-year-old Adrianna is the same as any other child on the gymnastic floor.
With two children aged nine and five, Elana Benjamin squares up for the challenge of playing school-holiday CEO.
Maggie Dent A Canadian shopping centre thought it was a good idea to replace their indoor child playground with an iPad bank but parents aren't impressed and for good reason, writes Maggie Dent.