Resilience is being able to “bounce back” from difficult times, setbacks and helps kids face tough times with good outcomes. Dr Justin Coulson explains how parents can do it at home.
Dr Justin Coulson
A shock survey has revealed the effect the coronavirus has had on pregnant women’s birthing plans, with some considering a dangerous switch.
WA woman Natalie and husband Kahn struggled with infertility for years and wondered if they would ever realise their parenthood dream. But any day now they will meet their four miracle babies.
WA cinemas will reopen for the school holidays and while there won’t be the usual slate of new kids movies it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on your school holiday popcorn fix.
From family favourites like Rottnest and Mandurah to the spectacular Sixty Foot Falls and York’s hands-on activities, there are plenty of options if your looking to get out of the city.
Whether it’s adventure, education or virtual reality your family is after this school holidays here are the best places to roam, play, learn and eat this winter break.
Nothing makes kids happier than a doughnut, ice cream, pretzel or a chocolate treat, so we scoured Perth and it’s surrounds to find the best places for family-friendly food places this holiday.
Jade Jurewicz and Katie Hampson
Flying foxes, boating, and motor themed parks. There’s plenty of choice and variety when it comes to entertaining the kids in the great outdoors ... here are some of the best.
Little kids who play rough-and-tumble with their dads have an advantage when they get older, a new study has revealed.
Parents seeking help with children peaked during COVID-19 restrictions in WA, according to adolescent community service organisation Ngala.
A fifth of West Australian children under three are not being read to regularly because their parents do not understand the benefits, a new study has revealed.
Some residents of the upmarket Perth suburb Cottesloe are outraged by a skate park plan, saying it will bring undesirables, prompting a "skate through" protest.
Rebecca Le May
Scientists have discovered a compound that can “supercharge” a woman’s breast milk, giving their child lifetime protection against health problems. Here’s how expectant mums can produce it.
Jackie Sinnerton, health reporter
Aussie kids are losing sleep with adult-sized worries that keep them awake at night, but an age-old method is helping them deal with their anxieties.
Nothing can prepare you for the news your unborn baby has no heartbeat. But one in four families will hear it, including Perth MP Patrick Gorman and his wife Jess Bukowski. This is their brave story.
WA’s peak parents’ group says some schools are still barring mums and dads from walking their kids to class — even though COVID restrictions have eased, due to learning benefits from the ban.
On one hand parents want their kids to gain confidence and independence, but on the other there is a feeling of sadness when they don’t need their parents anymore, explores columnist Paula Kuka.
Pharmacies are recording a big spike in sales of a number of pregnancy-related items, including home testing kits. Is a COVID-19 baby boom on the way?
Big W’s huge toy sale kicks off today but the toys topping children’s wish lists this year may surprise.
The Black Lives Matter movement has prompted global soul searching and forced parents to consider what impact their actions will have on their children, explores Paula Kuka.
In a double blow, hundreds of expectant mums and dads who lost their jobs as a result of coronavirus are now losing their eligibility for the Parental Leave Payment.
Geelong star Rhys Stanley and former Miss Universe WA finalist Kirsten Stanley have welcomed their first daughter together, taking to social media to share the happy news.
The sudden end to the Federal Government’s JobKeeper program in the childcare sector means significant changes for parents and workers alike. This is how you will be affected.
James MacSmith, AAP
WA Women’s Interests Minister Simone McGurk has revealed on The West Live that she was “surprised by the announcement” that Federal childcare assistance would be axed.
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