Tag: independence

Tips for starting high school

21+ things to know about starting high school

When your kid is starting high school, it’s almost as daunting as when they started ‘big school’. Because, let’s face it, high school is the real big school. Starting high school is…

Help your kids develop problem solving skills #parenting

Help your kids learn to solve their own problems

When kids have good problem solving skills, they’re less likely to get stressed and feel overwhelmed by life. Problem solving is a coping strategy. We can learn to cope with life’s challenges…

Surrender - it's not defeat, it's freedom

3 things learning to surrender has taught me

It’s true, I don’t do new year’s resolutions. Instead, each year I choose One Word that I aim to focus on in the year ahead. In 2018 my word was ‘surrender’ and…

Help build resilience in teens and tweens: great tips to help make kids strong. #resilience

10 ways to build resilience to help kids cope with life

Change is an expected part of modern life and the ability to cope with it an important aspect of good mental health. Helping our kids build resilience is an important part of…

10 genuinely fun outdoor activities for older kids

My kids spend a lot of time outside, even now that they are older. Sending them out for a play is something I’ve done since they were small and we just never…

Financial lessons kids need: top advice from Head of Advice at Australia's leading online investment adviser.

5 basic financial lessons all kids need

Every time I see my two young nieces, I’m reminded of what perfect, untouched little souls they are. They’re so lucky to have been born in a country where girls do have…

Mumlyfe shares useful stories to help you raise nice kids and feel good about yourself too.