The Most Influential People in the World

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez

Think about the most influential men and women who have ever lived; those who have brought the most good into the world. I’m sure that a few names spring to mind. But perhaps they aren’t the most influential people in the world. Perhaps the most influential people in the world were their parents. Read more

Children’s Story ‘Little Pago’ Helps Kids Rethink their Plastic Use

By: Laura Bennett

With the UN Glasgow Climate Change Conference, and sustainability and environmental stewardship continuing to be a hot topic, it’s important these issues are accessible – and not scary – to the kids that are becoming increasingly aware of them. Read more

“Teach Them Early”: An Expert’s Guide to Kids and Money

By: Michael Crooks

Growing up in Gunnedah, NSW, Vanessa Stoykov was taught you had to work hard for your money. Read more

“A Silent Killer” – Families Urged to Get Kids Back to Swimming Lessons

By: Georgia Free

Summer is almost here, and swim teachers are urging parents to find the goggles and caps, and re-enrol their children in swimming lessons. Due to COVID lockdowns and restrictions, many kids have been out of the pool for a long time. Read more

“Take Back Your Family” From the Western World’s Broken Model, Says Author Jefferson Bethke

By: Laura Bennett

In the last two years, many of us have asked, why did we do it that way? Why did I jam my schedule so full? Why didn’t I get off the wheel of the daily grind sooner? Read more

Yippee! A Safe Streaming Site For Kids Unlike Any Other

By: Michael Crooks

Screen-time for children in Australia has soared during the pandemic, and while there is no shortage of streaming services, not all of the content is appropriate for young minds. Read more

Generation Alpha and Physical Wellbeing

By: McCrindle

In recent years, wellbeing has become a key focus in society. The most well-known aspect of personal wellbeing is physical health, and children have been taught about it for years, with physical education taught in most schools across Australia. Read more

6 Surprising Self-Care Strategies that Work

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Picture this scenario:

You’re opening up to a friend about the overwhelming challenges you face as you juggle your children and your multitudinous other responsibilities. You outline the weight of the burdens you carry. The kids, the job, the financial stress, the endless laundry, and the fact that you are the one carrying the mental load of the household. Read more

The Changing Role of Fathers

By: McCrindle

Those tasked with the important job of parenting Generation Alpha are likely to be those of Generations X and Y. While most Baby Boomers were shaped in households where fewer mums worked outside the home, today the majority of parents are two-income earning. Read more

Empowering Our Kids For Community

By: Robert Garrett

Empowerment is a concept synonymous with our times. We hear a lot about the empowerment of women, teens, and other groups in society. But I’m not entirely sure we all share the same understanding of what empowerment means. Read more