Read The Parents Paper here (December 2021 – January 2022 issue)

Read The Parents Paper here (December 2021 – January 2022 issue) Created by the parents behind Kids In Perth | Serving local Perth families since 1994. 01 Dec 2021 Find The Parents Paper Click for nearby places where you can pick up The Parents Paper.  Location Finder Great Competitions Here are some of the many…

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The disconnect some mothers feel after a Caesarean Surgery

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The disconnect some mothers feel after a Caesarean Surgery By Lee-Anne Price, Kids in Perth Contributor 03 Nov 2021 From start to finish, getting pregnant, being pregnant and giving birth can cause apprehension and unease along with the resounding happiness parenthood brings. Something that can happen, be it rare, is the disconnection and maternal alienation…

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Crying Anxiety in Mothers and Fathers

Crying Anxiety in Mothers and Fathers By Lee-Ann Price, Contributor @ Kids In Perth 27 Oct 2021 Being a new parent, whether it’s your first child or not, you cover the basics… making sure your child is fed, clean, warm and happy. Sometimes a child cries for none of these reasons other than to express…

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FREE Fun, Food and Fireworks at 2021 Osborne Park Show

FREE Fun, Food and Fireworks at 2021 Osborne Park Show By Marnie Adams, Contributor at Kids in Perth 27 Oct 2021 ‘Schools on Stage, Dance & Drums, Classic Cars, Carnival Rides & Tasty Treats’ The 106th Osborne Park Show returns in 2021 with more of your favorites like Food, Fun and Fireworks! Join in the celebrations…

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Experience The Very Hungry Caterpillar LIVE at The State Theatre

Experience The Very Hungry Caterpillar LIVE at The State Theatre By Cassie Hart, Editor – Kids in Perth 11 May 2021 It’s a book that has nibbled its way into the hearts of millions of children all over the world.  Eric Carle’s iconic The Very Hungry Caterpillar has sold over 45 million copies, and if…

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Re-live the jazz age with WAAPA’s Crazy for You

Musical Theatre lovers are in for a treat this June when The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and ECU present Crazy for You at His Majesty Theatre from June 11th–17th.   This Tony award-winning comedy musical is packed with some of the best-loved songs of Ira and George Gershwin – two legendary songwriters synonymous with the sounds and style of…

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What is in a name? Australia’s top baby names in 2020

Deciding on a name for your child can be difficult, especially if it’s not your first and you have already gone through your favourites.  Should it be one that’s popular and safe, or should it be one that’s creative and unique?  According to numbers from McCrindle Research, Aussie parents have kept naming trends pretty consistent lately. In…

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Plenty of FREE School Holiday Activities at your local shopping centre!

The school holidays (and Easter!) are just around the corner and the kids are starting to get excited!  Parents, it’s time to start planning some activities to do with them that are entertaining and won’t break the bank.  Thankfully, a few local shopping centres are stepping up to help us parents out!  Throughout the autumn school holidays Springs Shopping…

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2021 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

So many mums go above and beyond when it comes to providing the best for their kids. But what about treating themselves? Usually that’s the last thing on the priority list. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time for Dad and the kids to put their heads together and come up with a…

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The importance of experiential learning in early education

If you’re considering schools for your son, then the chances are you’ve come across the term ‘experiential learning.’ Experiential learning, often referred to as ‘learning through doing,’ is an educational theory that believes students learn best through active participation and reflection. In early childhood education, this model is commonly referred to as play-based learning, which…

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The Blight of Bullying

The Blight of Bullying By , 04 Mar 2021 When I was kid and teenager, bullying was something that generally only happened in the schoolyard.  I had classmates who would dread going to school every day, and when they were there they would be counting down the hours and minutes until they could go home. …

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Make waves at Perth’s Outback Splash

As a little girl growing up in Perth in the mid-eighties, I loved exploring new and fun things to do with my family.   One of my fondest memories was a day trip out to ‘The Maze’ – a giant life-sized maze made of timber that my brother and I got lost in for hours running up…

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