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The PakMag Parents Podcast

Laugh til you cry.
Cry til you laugh.
That’s parenting, and that’s the PakMag Parents' Podcast!
We at PakMag want to go on the parenting journey with you. And we're  
bringing the experts along for the ride. Get the answers to those  
questions we've all asked ourselves a million times and lets make this  
whole parenting gig a bit smoother.
Join us every week as we speak to a parenting expert, discover the  
latest in parenting products, apps and trends and attempt to make  
sense of this weird, wacky and wonderful world of parenting.
Our host Bree James is a proud mum to two boys and five fur babies,  
and the Founder of PakMag, a parenting magazine for families that has  
printed over 3 million copies in the past 12 years.
Whether you're searching for some comic relief or a few helpful tips  
on bringing up your kids, we want to laugh and learn with you. Get  
your weekly dose of hints, tips and giggles and don't forget to tell  
everyone, you heard it on PakMag.

Jul 28, 2021

A lot of people talk about the troublesome teens and how when kids go through puberty and start becoming more independent - they shut out their parents and can develop ‘attitude.’ Every human at every stage of their development, needs understanding. How can we understand these changes and continue to thrive as a...

Apr 23, 2021

As our kids grow older their friend group does too, which is great but can also open the door to peer pressure. Every child wants to fit in with their pack and sometimes will do what it takes to feel accepted. As parents it’s our job to keep our child safe, but how can we educate our children about peer pressure...

Mar 19, 2020

In today’s episode we discuss why children need to understand consent and the importance of them having autonomy over their bodies. In today’s world unfortunately, the fears about sexual assault and rape are front of mind for many parents. As our children begin to grow curious in others and build relationships with...

Nov 14, 2019

Let’s be honest, parenting is stressful. As soon as you have a child, your life is completely turned upside-down. While you wouldn’t change it for the world, it can certainly all be a bit overwhelming. Mental health issues are common among parents, but often not discussed because of stigma, but this is starting...

Nov 7, 2019

Life is full of transitions. Home to kindy, kindy to prep, prep to primary school, primary school to high school and so on – all the way until our children spread their wings and fly out into the big wide world as adults. Each life transition brings its own emotions and challenges, as well as exciting new...