Parenting


Great Spots for Family Photographs in Adelaide

As parents, we cherish every moment with our children, and what better way to preserve these precious memories than with family photos? Adelaide and South Australia offer a plethora of stunning locations that provide the perfect backdrop for capturing these cherished moments. From sandy beaches to lush forests, let’s explore some of the most picturesque spots for family portrait photography sessions. Port Willunga Beach Nestled along the...

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Adelaide’s Best Pram Walks

One of those things that you just do not understand until you’ve had kids is how excellent a well timed pram walk can be. There’s something about that perfect ratio of smooth with a few soothing bumps and long enough to last at least one sleep cycle that will have you driving back to the same place every time you’re desperate for a bit of exercise…..or desperate to get bubs to sleep. We’ve had A LOT of babies over the years here at KiA so we’ve...

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Villagehood Australia

At Villagehood Australia, we welcome every mother (and woman) into our village, holding space for her to maintain her sense of self, wellbeing and independence, as she navigates the trials and triumphs of motherhood.  Our programs are free and available to all mothers and their children, regardless of their life circumstances or social factors because we know that postnatal depression does not discriminate.   We offer a combination of...

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Tips for dealing with Child Anxiety as your child returns to school

Child anxiety can start very early in a child’s development with foundation and primary school being a vital time to start learning coping skills. According to psychologist and former teacher, Michael Hawton, we need to start early in the trajectory of children development of anxious habits, before these habits become engrained.    While a small proportion of anxiety is the result of temperament or genetic factors, most child anxiety...

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The Pass It On Series

The creators behind The Pass It On Series, Daniella & Vince aim to spread kindness, happiness, love and hope in the world and their books certainly do that! Since receiving copies of their first two books “A Piece Of Happy” and “Nonna Lives Here” they have become firm favourites in our house. Their third book “A Sprinkle Of Kindness” has just been released and is already on high rotation too! These are...

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Top Tips For Taking Kids To The Theatre

We LOVE taking our kids to the theatre. The arts are really important to us as a family and we were determined to instill an appreciation of live theatre in them from a young age. Don’t worry – we’re not talking about full length operas or gritty plays in another language. We love to go and see kid friendly shows that come to Adelaide such as plays based on their favourite books, children’s music groups, magic shows and...

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Goalstar Rewards

Goal setting and tracking tool to motivate your child for success! Goalstar Rewards is an Aussie based website and app that helps kids and parents with goal setting and keeping kids motivated. The website offers a FREE 4 week trial so you can really give it a good trial before you commit to buy. Create goals for academics, sport, social and behaviour and then put the steps (missions) in place for those goals to be completed. They can be...

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How To Set Up An Epic Playroom At Home

Ever wanted to create a great playroom for your kids? Playrooms can be a valuable addition to your home, keeping kids busy and entertained and letting them have lots of imaginative fun without messing up the entire house in the process! Here are some great ideas for creating an inexpensive and fun playroom. Choose fabrics and rugs that are durable and easy to wash. A playroom looks much cosier and more comfortable with a range of different...

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Living with Autism- Part 1: Being Brave

In November last year, my husband Pete and I were given the news that our now three year old son, George, has autism. This diagnosis, and in particular the behaviours and difficulties that autism imposes on our lives, have been life changing for all of us. We adore our son and because of this we are totally committed to doing whatever we can to support him, to give him a wonderful life and help him to reach his potential. However, since being...

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5 things to consider when choosing childcare

When it comes to choosing where you’re going to leave your precious little one, it’s important to feel comfortable and to know that you’ve made the right decision. This is not always easy, and it can be confusing trying to work out what is offered, and which centre is the best match for you and your family. Below are some points that might help you decide what’s right for you. There are certainly practical decisions that need to be made such as...

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The Mary Poppins Diaries – Part Two

Thank you for returning to my second instalment of the Mary Poppins Diaries… my journey into finding an Au Pair… the next 5 steps. If you read my first chapter it was my ground notes on finding an Au Pair – haven’t read it? Well catch up here Ok, so I have firstly reworded my story the “Mary Poppins” Diaries. Why? Because followers carefully told me that Nannies vs Au Pairs are DIFFERENT. Nannies vs Au Pairs Technically they are not the...

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