Preschool

Preschool

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Tantrum

Resisting routines

Our morning/dinner/bedtime is a hot mess of horrors.

miss k little shop

Little shop of horrors

Okay New World, you had your fun. Miss K is excited that Little Shop is back.

SIBLING RIVALRY

Why do children fight?

My children won't stop fighting with each other, and it feels like the house is going to blow up.

naughty child

Kids not listening

The happy toddler who wanted to be just like you now seems to say "no" for the joy of it.

GRUMPY GIRL

My kids are spoilt

I don't mean the bratty, Veruca Salt, "GIVE IT TO ME NOW" kind of spoilt.

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Development MOTHER AND CHILD

Kids do it better

There are many things I've noticed my children can do better than me.

miss K

Building confidence

Miss K has been going through a wee stage of being reluctant to give things a crack.

Health & nutrition Madison and Alana

A step closer to transplant

Madiee Merrick has been waiting more than a year in the UK for surgery that will save her life.

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Preschooler obesity factors examined

Attention is turning to preschoolers in the effort to combat childhood obesity.

Education & play DISNEY PRINCESS

Stop hating princesses

To those people who consider fairy tale princesses to be bad role models, I'd like you to consider these 10 points...

MISS K GLASSES

Toddler relations

"This boy at kindy called me a poo butt today." Not everything goes smoothly when you're four.

Behaviour aila wang

Minimalist clothing for kids

What came first - the simple-chic children's clothing or the demand for it?

SHUSH

When kids swear

"Oh, bugger!" exclaimed my three-year-old son. I knew then my husband and I needed to have a talk.

Activities BCD trace

Letter trace - A, B, C, D, E

Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet capital letters - starting with A B C D E.

LETTER TRACE

Letter trace: F, G, H, I, J

Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet capital and lower case letters - with F G H I J.

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Chemo Barbie for sick kids

Thanks to a campaign by a mum and her brave daughter, Matell has agreed to keep making Ella, a bald doll to help kids going through chemo.

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Barbie is leaning in

The doll has dabbled in more than 150 careers, but now, with her smartphone and tablet in hand, Entrepreneur Barbie is leaning in.

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