Kids don’t come with a manual and parenting is a tough gig! At times we all need a helping hand… and a couple of wines with friends! That's why we've asked five experts to join you for lunch and answer all your burning parenting questions. From getting your baby to sleep to dealing with technology, this day will be a chance for you to swap ideas, ask questions and chat with other like-minded mums.
We’ll cover the key things that parents across the country, and around the world, struggle with on a daily basis including:
Hear from Our Parenting Experts
Annabel Karmel, the UK's No.1 children’s cookery author is flying out from the UK especially for this event. A world-leading food expert, she has pioneered the way families feed their babies, and children to give them the very best start. Since launching with The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner 25 years ago, Annabel has written 41 books, covering every stage of a child’s development. Annabel will answer questions from weaning, through to feeding fussy eaters and family cooking.
Sheyne Rowley AKA The Australian Baby Whisperer has been working with families and their children for 24 years. The author of two books, Sheyne is famous for providing individualized sleep solutions to get babies sleeping very quickly, where all other methods have failed! Her remarkable 99% success rate has changed families' lives all over the world! Sheyne will share effective strategies to help settle children and establish an effective daily routine.
Dr Ginni Mansberg
Dr Ginni Mansberg is a GP and Parenting Expert with six children of her own in a blended family. As well as working in her practice in Sydney’s South, Ginni is a Sunrise regular, host of Embarrassing Bodies Down Under and the author of three books. An authority on everything from sleep to beating stress, wellness, life balance and general health and medical related topics, Ginni will deliver realistic, practical and helpful tips with her customary sense of humour.
Madeleine West is an actor, author and mum of six who has been a star of some of Australia's most popular TV dramas. Madeleine’s first book Six Under Eight has been called the mother of all parenting diaries and with six children, all under eight years old, she can justifiably claim to having seen it all! Madeleine will share her top parenting hacks and how she manages to have a large family and keep her sanity, wisdom and sense of humour intact!
Angela Mollard is a national columnist, commentator, author and mum. She writes a weekly parenting page for New Idea and a Sunday column for the Sunday Telegraph and The Sunday Mail. Angela has also written a book called The Smallest Things, her take on how you can be good at your job and still get a gold star for parenting. Angela will share her parenting fails along with real and helpful parenting tips to help you navigate (and enjoy) the modern world.
Enjoy a day our and a glass of wine and lean how to get your kid to behave better, eat healthier and sleep more – all sanity savers! Tickets are limited so don’t miss out!