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The Importance Of A Dad’s Mental Health On Children
There’s often more focus on a mother’s mental health once children come along but a dad’s mental health is equally important for the growth of..
Month Of Birth Determines Success Playing Kids Sports
Do David Beckham or Michael Jordan owe any of their success to the day they were born? It definitely seems odd that a birthday could..
Enhance Your Baby’s Development With The Take My Hand BestPlay Box
Being a new parent is hard. Actually, beating the All Blacks at home is hard. Parenting is beyond hard. Fear not, help has arrived from the Take..
World First Joey Trackable Comforter Can Be Located Via Bluetooth
ErgoPouch has just released the Joey Trackable Comforter, the world’s first baby toy that pairs with your smartphone via Bluetooth. When your child’s Joey has..
Questioning Teacher Quality And Fixing The Problem
If you suspect your child’s teacher or carer is doing more harm than good, do something about it as soon as you can. If you’re..
Farm Stays Offer Kids An Immersive Experience Of Rural Life
City kids. Coddled. Spoiled. Disconnected from reality. Don’t know the value of anything. Now, if they’d been brought up in the country… The past few..
I’m Sick Of Supervising Your Unaccompanied Minors
Parenting is a bit like driving. That analogy may not stand up to scrutiny in all respects but does in one way, at least. Take..
Kids’ Birthday Parties Require Strict Gifting Discipline
Once you’re a father you start thinking about how you’ll need a second or third job to pay for everything, including all those gifts for..
Smacking Children, He’s Going There Already
These days, my old man is the softest, most lovely soul you could meet. But back in the day, he was a disciplinarian of Roald..
How New Dads Use Social Media
While women are endlessly uploading photos of their photogenic progeny to social media, new fathers increasingly use the various platforms for a widely diverse bunch..
How To Navigate Your Child’s First Day Of School
My daughter starts Grade 2 this year but I will never forget her first day of school two years ago. It’s a big, tiring day..
UNICEF Project Features Dads With Newborns In 5 Different Countries
This year acclaimed photographer Adriana Zehbrauskas joined forces with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to take a series of photos across five countries showing..
What’s Best For Kids After A Relationship Breakdown?
Parents splitting up can be a mess but what’s certain is that maintaining strong bonds with both mum and dad is vital for kids. There’s..
Male Celebrities Talk Fatherhood
Sure, they’re famous and successful, but these male celebrities are also dealing with exactly the same issues as you when it comes to raising children…..
Choosing The Right Room Temperature For Babies
As an adult, if you get warm you can just off a layer or kick your feet out from under the doona. Likewise, if you’re..
School Starting Age Affects A Child’s Social, Academic And Athletic Development
You’re probably on a pretty similar level of intellectual, social, and emotional maturity to your friends or co-workers who have a couple of years on..
What Does Masculinity Look Like Today?
“What Does Masculinity Look Like Today?” That’s the question that Sarah Macdonald, host of Nightlife on ABC Radio, asked Phil Barker, a well-known journalist of..