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When Shyness Becomes Serious

Most children are slow to warm up to strangers and new situations—this is both normal, and important for young ones in learning to assess safety risks of the unknown. Labelling this behaviour as ‘...

Tips to Help Your Toddler Adjust to a Sibling

Bringing a sibling into your toddler’s life can bring them so much joy—but plenty hard lessons will be learned, too; primarily the fact that they’re no longer the centre of the familial universe...

Is Alexa Teaching Kids Bad Manners?

We live in a technologically privileged time; food can be ordered, facts can be found, and annoying songs can be summoned with a mere uttered instruction. And all without even saying please. Is this...

Kids Ask 73 Questions a Day–Are You Ready?

According to a survey of 1,500 people, children ask 73 questions every day - 50% of which mums and dads have no clue how to answer. It may take a while for your bubs to build the vocab necessary to ba...

Is there a ‘Best’ Age Gap between Kids?

When it comes to having kids, even our best laid plans are subject to the whims of nature; so attempting to create the 'perfect' spacing between siblings is hardly a straightforward process. The conce...

8 Ways to Prepare Your Child for a Sibling

My firstborn finally has a sibling. It’s been a long ten month wait (an absolute eternity for a four year old - quite possibly the same when you're the pregnant one), but the look of pure joy when...