News: Hi-5 is back, surrogacy debate, window locks and new safety apps

Which kids group are back on stage with a new line-up? Which TV DIY guru is teaching us how to make our windows safer for children? How can YOU help stomp out child abuse? Where can you learn more about the issue of surrogates and remuneration? And what new apps can help you learn First Aid and find out which way is the safest for your children to walk to school?

Simple holiday craft from the olden days

Thinking of activities for families to enjoy together, which are able to accommodate and enhance the skills of younger and older children, I started to think back to crafty days we had as children, and activities our grandparents enjoyed and shared with us.

Seeing the light in my own personal hell

Every morning someone we know is waking up suffering with a mental illness. It can affect anyone, at any time, at any stage, it does not discriminate. The Australian Bureau of Statistics states that in 2007, 45 per cent of Australians between the ages of 16-85 years had at some point in their lifetime, experienced a mental illness.