Natalie Moutafis

Best of the Web: Should you ban your child from social media, and more

Why banning your child from social media might not be the best approach, the finalists in this year's Children's Book of the Year awards, and the need for compassion when it comes to school refusal.


Best of the Web: Little shops of horror, and more

When did the toy shop become so frightening, the case for more women coaches in sport, and what to do if your teen is sexting without consent.


Best of the Web: Why our kids need lighthouses, and more

Maggie Dent on why young people need lighthouses in their life, knowing when to switch schools for your children, and the case for embracing life lessons.


Best of the Web: Safe sexting education, and more

The case for including safe sexting education at school, how Australian teens read, and helping kids improve their posture when gaming.


Best of the Web: Overcoming a fear of dogs, and more

How we can help children not to fear dogs, eight lessons learnt from raising teens, and Dr Justin Coulson's quick tip for settling 'first dibs' arguments.


The alphabet, but make it better!

Teaching morals and ethics to young children can be tricky. Natalie Moutafis has discovered a new picture book that teaches us about positive qualities and encourages children to grow in their mindset.


The Beautiful Chaos of parenting

Parenting is often one of life's most challenging and humbling experiences. Here, bestselling author and Instagram poet Jessica Urlichs shares her approach to both motherhood and writing with Natalie Moutafis.


Best of the Web: Delaying social media for teens, and more

The case for waiting for social media for teens, how co-regulation is helping our kids, and why laughter is the antidote to parenting.


Best of the Web: The uneven responsibility of managing kids digital use, and more

Kids' digital usage often falls to mum to manage, Maggie Dent on teenage boys and the shift to focus on wellbeing, and the new Australian Children's Laureate.