Natalie Moutafis

9 ideas to celebrate National Science Week 2022

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology - here are nine ideas to help you get involved.


Best of the Web: Making our neighbourhoods kid-friendly, and more

How we can make our neighbourhoods kid-friendly once again, talking to teenagers about money, and should you post your kids' lives online?


Best of the Web: How to overcome your maths anxiety to help your kids, and more

Why a fear of maths could really be maths anxiety, ferrying kids around in the car can be a time to connect, and how children are making us more eco-conscious.


Best of the Web: How a beehive helped a teen with dyslexia, and more

How bees gave a teen with dyslexia a different way to learn, saying the wrong things to parents of kids with disabilities, and parenting kids when you have money.


Best of the Web: The social superpower of sensitive boys, and more

Why we should encourage sensitivity in boys, how chores might improve kids' brain function, and the new parental controls from Instagram.


My Tiny Humans: Oh Cheese and Crackers!

After hearing her kids utter a few choice words, Natalie Moutafis questions the power of swear words and how to approach their use by young kids.


L Platers: Supporting your teen daughter on the road to adulthood

A new book by Madonna King gives parents tips to support their teenage girls growing up in today's world and uncovers what they want you to know, writes Natalie Moutafis.


Best of the Web: Please don’t call my son shy, and more

Why we shouldn't label our kids as shy, the nostalgic TV shows to share with your family, and how reading for fun is at an historic low.


Best of the Web: Teach your child to ride a bike, and more

How to teach your child to ride a bike, what Gentle Parenting may be neglecting, and the benefits of fidgeting for neurodiverse children.