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About Best Parenting

Best Parenting provides the best practical parenting advice & tips from mums, educators and child support experts about what really works with kids. This is what parents want to know about creating successful families.

Take your time. Trial what you think will work then come back to extend your learning.

If you learn just one new important thing, do you think it could make a difference to your parenting abilities?

One positive change can make a huge difference for your family.

Learn how to make that one small change Step By Step:


(Language, Behaviour, Conceptual Learning and Motivation)

What really matters most as learners: Helps set kids up to succeed as learners and life... before they ever set foot in a classroom.


(Practical Organization That Works)

What really matters most in family life: Ways to help make your family both successful and happy.


(Healthy Recipes For Busy Parents)

Super easy, cost effective favourite family meals that work.


(Learning Games That Work )

Highly effective hands on games that help teach young kids sounds, reading and maths.


(Shared Experiences)

Family life can be funny. Here are a few stories many of us can relate to.

As a young parent and teacher I knew I didn't know it all. But I learnt from others who were experts either in what worked as parents, in speech therapy, in child psychology and also in their fields of education. This is what teachers wished parents knew before they ever stepped foot in a classroom because it would help their kids to maximise their learning potential. I've had incredible mentors and colleagues who showed me what was possible, lifted me up when I doubted myself and encouraged me by  example. Thank you. This free website is dedicated to you all.


On Best Parenting over 40000 hours of professional knowledge, skill, and practical tips are shared for free. I genuinely hope it helps you  become the parents you dream you could be.

                                     fondest regards,

                             Deb Arthurs

community Award Julie Bishop and me clos

The Author:

Major Awards Include:

  • Excellence by a Teacher Award: Outstanding National Achievement:  (Minister for Education Australia)

  • Inaugural N.S.W. Minister for Education Quality Teaching Award

  • Fellowship: The Australian College of Educators

  • Contribution to the Community Award

Simple Takes:


Step By Step,

Parenting Can Be Easy

  • Clear, consistent guidelines, supported by routines, and reinforced by kind & loving parents, work over time.

  • Early language helps your children express their needs well so they generally behave better, and they also learn more effectively.

You can support this by:

  1. Reading to your child daily

  2. Using age appropriate language often

  3. Linking new learning around what your child already knows, then they're more likely to retain it

If you're already doing these things congratulations, you're well on your way to successfully raising your kids.

If you want to know more, check out 'Step by Step.' Anything is easy... one step at a time.

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Best Parenting is a high quality parenting website designed with child and family success in mind. It highlights what successful parents do differently to those who struggle. Best Parenting provides free online resources for busy parents who want the best practical advice on: how to give kids a best start in life, better tips for parenting toddlers, effective child rearing strategies, behaviour management tips, successful goal setting and organizational strategies for successful families, easy family dinner recipes, self-care tips for time-poor parents and free kids learning games. The aim of Best Parenting is to provide quality practical parenting tips and advice to best help children and families succeed, using the convenience of a website.

This website provides examples of what worked for me over decades and you are welcome to use these ideas as you see fit but you do so at your own risk. Best Parenting does not provide any guarantee that this information will work in every circumstance with every family or with every child. It is your responsibility as a user of this website to ensure that you adhere to any recommended safety suggestions either implicit or explicit on this site and supervise your children while playing any games suggested. Similarly users of this website are advised to follow any recommendations for seeking professional advice as all information on this site is generic. Best Parenting is an independent website and is not affiliated with any other groups, clubs, religious organizations or educational systems.


Best parenting takes time. The best parenting advice ever is simple: Do your best, don't give up and love your children, no matter what.

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