A child's diet should be high in fruit and vegetables, high in complex carbohydrates such as brown bread, brown pasta and brown rice and relatively low in fat and sugary foods. It should also be low in salt. But as many of us know, getting children to eat what is good for them can be easier said than done. So how do you get your child to eat a healthy diet?
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The Sydney Royal Easter Show is one of Australia's largest annual events, with up to one million people passing through its gates every year. If you're planning to attend the event with a litter of rug rats in tow, here are some tips I learned during my own Show adventure. With a little luck, they should help you to get through the day without boring the kids or going broke.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
When you have kids, especially young ones, it can be tough to get everyone out the door on time. Establishing a solid morning routine can help, but what's your secret to getting your kids (and yourself) ready on schedule?
New parents have enough to do, like trying to get some sleep, so here's a tip that can save you some precious time: You can skip the sterilising step.
Keeping your kids interested while you're sightseeing or relaxing on holiday can be tough. When you plan your dream trip, seek out guides and activities that specialise in family friendly tours to make the trip you want to take engaging for your kids too.
Throughout this week, we've been offering advice on how to deal with kids and technology in our Family Tech Guide series. From choosing a phone to setting ground rules and the best apps to use, we've got you covered!
Teaching maths concepts has long been considered the domain of the classroom teacher, with many parents often feeling unable to help their kids develop this skill. However, parents already do many things with their kids that can encourage mathematical thinking and help them see the relevance of mathematics in their everyday lives.