Latest News

Welcome to the todokids Latest News Page. Here you will be able to follow our story from the beginning with the todokids News Flash as well as articles published across the state.

Mindfulness is a new relaxation program helping kids chill out and reduce stress.

Here's an intersting concept reported on the ABC website 'Behind The News'. Some schools are introducing instruction in meditation the help students deal with stress from studies, bullying or emotional worries. Just click here to see the video.

How much screen time is too much?

How iPads are damaging our children's health: 60 per cent of students spend more than two hours a day on devices, slowing their learning and disrupting sleep

It is not as scary as the headline suggests, but it is worth reading. Like most things moderation and appropriate use are the keys.

10 Money Saving Tips for Families - 23 June 2014

We know we are not the only ones feeling the financial strain at the moment but this list of 10 practical ways to cut back on everyday living expenses is really simple but so helpful. We just need to put it in practice! Thanks to our friends at Mortgage Choice for putting this together for us.

Developers Testimonial from todokids Founder, Jodi McAlary - 27 March 2014

The genius that lies behind the crafting of the todokids website belongs with developers from Joyer. See our Founder and Managing Director talk about Joyer here.

Mum's Lounge - "Review: Lord Howe Island with Kids" - May 21 2013

todokids Founder, Jodi McAlary, takes the kids to Lord Howe Island. WARNING: Don't read this if you are prone to jealousy!

Read the article on Mum's Lounge here.

Sydney Morning Herald: Travel - "Coasting Along" - May 12 2013

Award winning Travel Journalist, Daniel Scott, puts the 'Legendary todokids Trail' to the test with his kids and writes about it here.

eglobal Travel - "Legendary todokids Trail" - 11 March 2013

“These trails are a real insiders’ guide to the best for children along the coast and were well researched by a mother of triplets!” said Legendary Pacific Coast Chair, Ms Belinda Novicky.

Click here for link to full article.

Clarence Valley Daily Examiner - "Legendary todokids Trail" - 11 March 2013

The region's peak tourism body has made a holiday pitch to kids, as a way of helping flood-affected centres cash in over the Easter holidays.

Legendary Pacific Coast has launched a 'Family Todokids fun trail' on the Mid North Coast. Link to article here.

Mum's Lounge Book Review - Sydney's Best Beaches for Kids - 26 February 2013

Being a rather large fan of services that make life easier with kids, todokids Founder, Jodi McAlary has reviewed a new resource for parents in the Sydney area. See it here on Mum's Lounge or read on for the full review.

Mum's Lounge - 3 Craft Ideas for Parents that Hate Craft - 10 February 2013

I am fully qualified to write this post because, well, I hate craft. I have no patience for it and I hate the mess. I do however, understand the importance of craft in developing such qualities as fine motor skills, creativity, imagination, concentration, cognitive development and the list goes on...

Mum's Lounge - It's Time to Reap the Rewards - 23 January 2013

A positive reflection on parenting, in particular, on parenting multiples, written by founder of todokids, Jodi McAlary. Click here to read from the Mum's Lounge website or read on for the full article...

Mum's Lounge - Shhh...Don't tell anyone - 9 January 2013

The first article as a regular contributor to Mum's Lounge, Jodi McAlary gets personal and discusses her experience and thoughts on Post Natal Depression. See the post here or read on for the full story.

Armidale Independent - Armidale Baby Expo Hosts Launch of todokids - 24 October 2012

Armidale and New England parents will find it easier to keep their children active and amused at home and on holidays when kids' activity finder website, todokids, is introduced at the Armidale Baby Expo this weekend, October 27.

Adventures and Misadventures of a Mummypreneur - Guest Blog - 20 October 2012

Adventures and Misadventures of a Mummypreneur is a great 'working Mum's' blog. Jodi McAlary was asked for a short interview on the interesting life she leads...

Click here to go to the blog or read on... - Guest Blog by todokids Founder and Director, Jodi McAlary - 20 October 2012

Have you heard of Mia Freedman's fabulous womens and parenting website, We love it! See the Guest Blog and pictures from Jodi McAlary here or read on for the full story of premature menopause, infertility, triplets and the birth of todokids...