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Big Kids, Parenting

At what age do you hand over the mobile phone?

My 7-year-old daughter is constantly asking what age she is allowed to have things. When can I get my...

Carla McConnell by Carla McConnell
Big Kids, Parenting

This mum’s trick to stop her kids fighting is GENIUS!

There’s not much that grinds my goat like when my two kids fight with each other. Actually, it’s not...

Melissa Imbesi by Melissa Imbesi
Babies, Big Kids, Parenting, Popular Stuff

Do you co-sleep with your kids?

My little lady has never been interested in sleeping in my bed. Some nights I’d love her to snuggle...

Brooke by Brooke
Big Kids, Parenting

Is this the world’s best dad?

I’d hazard a guess that most of us have experienced the ground-swallowing shame of having a wee or poo...

Melissa Imbesi by Melissa Imbesi
Big Kids, Parenting

If your kid is crap at something, should you tell them?

When I was around ten years old, my best friend Kathy inspired me to start playing netball. Kathy was one...

Melissa Imbesi by Melissa Imbesi
Big Kids, Parenting

Was anybody else unsure if their kid was ready to start school?

When my daughter started school at five years old she seemed ready. All of the tears on the first...

Carla McConnell by Carla McConnell
Big Kids, Parenting

Would you ever use a gift registry for your kid’s parties?

When my daughter had her 7th birthday party I was overwhelmed by the gifts. Not wanting to leave anyone...

Carla McConnell by Carla McConnell
Big Kids, Parenting

Are your kids allowed to do cartwheels at school?

Growing up, I was the queen of cartwheels. I was a flexible little kid and while handstands, backbends and...

Melissa Imbesi by Melissa Imbesi
Big Kids, Parenting

Would you let your kid’s boyfriend or girlfriend stay over?

When I was sixteen I was wildly in love for the first time… After years (literally) of trying to...

Monty by Monty