Lifestyle

How to start running with your kids

Find out how exercising with your kids is beneficial for both of you.

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Experts

Caring for braces

Braces will be your best friend (once they’re off your teeth). Here’s a few tips for the meantime.

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Lifestyle

Healthy school lunchbox ideas

Healthy kids are happy kids with this innovative school lunch ideas.

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Lifestyle

Keeping kids safe: Bike and road safety essentials

Cadel Evans touches on bike equipment safety and being observant on and around roads.

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Lifestyle

Kids’ bike maintenance 101

Few are more qualified than Cadel Evans to give tips on maintaining your bike.

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Community

Lessons on wheels: Why schools are getting behind bikes

Discover various programs making exercise through bike riding accessible for primary school children.

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Community

A balancing act: Teaching kids to ride

Realize why you should teach your children to ride a bike, and how it can benefit them in the future.

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Travel

Australia’s best places for a family bike ride

Get on your bike and enjoy the sunlight in this list of recreational areas Australia.

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Lifestyle

How bike riding boosts kids’ health

Discover why bike riding is good for children and the different ways it helps them to develop.

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Lifestyle

6 reasons why every kid should learn to ride a bike

Get Cadel Evans' insight on why every kid should learn to ride a bike.

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Lifestyle

6 reasons why balance bikes are great for kids

Need to know why your child should learn to ride bikes on a balance bike? Cadel Evans answers

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Lifestyle

How to choose a balance bike for your child

A guide to buying the best bike for your little one.

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Community

Growing young Koorie health ambassadors

Health meets play in Coach, an early childhood program committed to educating young Koorie children.

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In Brief

Young basketballers shine bright

Austalia's best young basketballers were in action at the Medibank National Junior Classic.

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Experts

Your child’s emotional development – and how to enhance it

Psychologist Stuart Passmore shares his advice for parenting for a happier home.

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In Brief

Why Australian kids need to learn more about food

Concerned about your children's food choices? A survey suggests more food education is needed

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Lifestyle

Modern family

What is a "family"? We take a look at the history and future of Australian households.

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In Brief

The challenge to end childhood obesity

1 in 4 Aussie kids are overweight or obese. Here’s how Medibank supports local programs to help.

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In Brief

Second Serve

Medibank's Second Serve encourages people to donate their second-hand tennis racquets.

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Lifestyle

3 tips for getting kids to wear sunscreen

Creating sunscreen habits for your kid is important - here’s a few tips on how to get started.

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In Brief

Vote To Get More Kids Playing

Which projects should share in $500,000 to get kids active in the 2016 Medibank Community Grants?

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Recipes

3 kids’ sports day recipes

Pack a nutritious lunch box to keep your mini athletes' energy levels high.

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Lifestyle

Why we should grow our own food

A word from Herbert Peabody, the much-loved farmer in Bianca Ross’s lovely children’s book series.

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Experts

How to reduce your baby’s risk of food allergies

Here’s how you can lower your child’s risk of food allergies and intolerances

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Lifestyle

A day at Medibank Wave Warriors – what to expect

What you can expect from a day at the Medibank Wave Warriors.

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Lifestyle

What kids should eat on sports days

Get young athletes fuelled up so they can give it their best shot. Here's a delicious day plan

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Lifestyle

Why surf lifesaving is the perfect kids’ sport

Medibank Wave Warriors gets kids involved in the surf, which will benefit them in numerous ways.

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Lifestyle

Food for active kids

Young, active bodies need the right nutrients to stay vibrant and strong. Here's a guide.

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Community

Why I Run: Deb and Gerred Sherwood

Deb Sherwood and son Gerred share why they will be running at the Medibank Family Run.

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Community

Medibank Wave Warriors 2015/16

The Medibank Wave Warriors is coming soon to a beach near you.

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Lifestyle

Why you should get the kids walking to school

All the tips for, and benefits from, getting your kids to walk to school.

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In Brief

Sweat and smiles at the Medibank Family Fun Run

The Medibank Family Fun Run came to Sydney to promote healthy living through exercise.

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Community

Boyhood

Father of 2 Nick Snelling describes the fleeting nature of childhood as he watches his boys grow up.

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Lifestyle

5 brain-boosting kids’ breakfasts

Breakfast is vital for kids’ learning potential. Here’s how to get the day off to a healthy start

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Lifestyle

5 exercises for mums

Sneak in a workout while the little ones play – this quick, fun routine will get your heart racing.

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Community

Red Nose Day – A silly act for a serious cause

Support Sids and Kids and help reduce Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy across Australia.

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Experts

Teeth care for kids

Set your kids up with pearly whites to be proud of. Here’s how to teach them good brushing habits.

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Travel

Discover San Diego with children

Why you should keep this chilled out SoCal city top of mind when planning a trip with the kids.

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In Brief

Storytime for good nutrition

Boost young children’s fruit and vegetable intake through storytime

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In Brief

Australia’s next rising tennis champ

Meet Casey Hoole, the young tennis star with the opportunity of a lifetime.

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In Brief

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program reaches 800 schools

10% of Australian primary schools are now involved in Stephanie Alexander’s food education program

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Community

National Ride2School Day

Get the kids on their bikes and encourage a more active lifestyle this National Ride2School Day.

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Community

Healthy kids’ lunchbox ideas

What makes a healthy, yummy lunchbox? We ask kids from Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Schools

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Community

Growing food with kids

Juicy tomatoes, fragrant herbs… a home garden is a great way to get kids engaged with healthy food.

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Community

Stephanie Alexander: Healthy food, healthy kids

Stephanie Alexander shares her insights into getting kids excited about healthy food.

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In Brief

Reading, writing, arithmetic – and health education

Aussies want more health and wellbeing lessons in primary schools to equip students for adult life

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In Brief

Men’s Final #WEPLAY: Australian Open 2015

Pint-sized Djokovic and Murray recreate the best moments from the 2015 Australian Open Men's Final.

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In Brief

Women’s Final #WEPLAY: Australian Open 2015

Pint-sized Sharapova and Williams recreate the spectacular 2015 Australian Open Women's Final.

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Lifestyle

Back-to-school asthma plan

Back to school asthma? Prep your kids for the start of the school year with tips for asthma care

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In Brief

Venus and Serena Williams: #WEPLAY

The #WEPLAY kids celebrate the most beautiful rivalry between the best sisters in the game.

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In Brief

Maria Sharapova: #WEPLAY

Maria Sharapova had to refocus to get past Eugenie Bouchard – and victory was sweeter than ever.

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In Brief

Novak Djokovic: #WEPLAY

Watch as we recap Novak’s dominating journey to the semifinals at the Australian Open 2015.

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In Brief

Andy Murray: #WEPLAY

Watch as our little tennis star tributes Andy Murray for his 2015 Australian Open performance.

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In Brief

Nick Kyrgios: #WEPLAY

The #WEPLAY kids celebrate Aussie Nick Kyrgios for his efforts at the 2015 Australian Open.

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In Brief

Medibank #WEPLAY: Trending in Week 1

The most talked about moments from the 2015 Aus Open, Week 1.

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In Brief

Rafa Nadal: #WEPLAY Week 1

Nadal's first week of the 2015 Australian Open was a frenzied whirlwind from illness to victory.

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In Brief

Medibank #WEPLAY

Catch up on all the action from the Australian Open 2015 with the Medibank #WEPLAY.

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Community

4 classic parenting films

The universal theme of child-raising is a hotbed of entertainment and inspiration

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Recipes

Berry bircher for babies recipe

Some for baby, some for you! This delicious bircher muesli goes down a treat.

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Recipes

Zucchini slice for babies recipe

Food Babies Love author Emily Dupuche shares a yummy idea for your little one - and you!

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Community

Kids’ parties without the sugar

Children’s food delivery company Animal Box makes catering for healthy kids’ parties a breeze

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Community

Operating guide to fatherhood

Comedian Steve Bedwell shares some gems of wisdom on being a good parent – without losing your mind.

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Travel

Discover Hawaii with kids

Why the island home of Jurassic Park, hula and shave ice is a treat for families to explore.

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In Brief

How a dinosaur helps kids get active

Meet Mimi the muttaburrasaurus: Medibank’s newly created play space in the Yarraville community.

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In Brief

Healthy school lunch delivery

Animal Box delivers fresh, nutritious school lunches right to the doors of Sydney families.

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In Brief

SAFEMinds for youth mental health

Helping equip parents and teachers to provide better support for young people who may be struggling.

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In Brief

five:am organic baby yoghurt

This new product from yoghurteer favourites five:am is perfect for bub.

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Community

Herbert Peabody: An educational adventure

This book uses the enchanting tale of Herbert Peabody to teach children where their food comes from.

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In Brief

7 steps to better youth mental health

One in five young people may be experiencing mental illness. Strateges to improve youth health.

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In Brief

Eye tests for children made fun

Introducing Penny the Pirate, an interactive children’s book and app by OPSM that checks eyesight.

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In Brief

Medibank Community Grants: Blind Sports Victoria

Vision impaired children across Melbourne will have more opportunities to participate in sports.

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Community

Livvi’s Place: for more inclusive playtime

A playground accessible for all children in Victoria, supported by the Medibank Community Fund.

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Community

Learning from the Lunchlady

Blogger Kate Berry is saving the world, one lunchbox at a time

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In Brief

Later school starts could help sleepy teenagers

Sleep scientists suggest the importance of later starts to allow for teenager’s changing body clocks

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In Brief

Free online help for children with anxiety

Beyondblue has released a free online program, proven to help prevent and treat youth anxiety.

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Lifestyle

How to encourage active, healthy kids

Get the little ones moving with these suggestions from the Heart Foundation.

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In Brief

More physical activity recommended for young Aussies

Young Aussies would benefit from increasing their physical activity to meet recommended guidelines.

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In Brief

Medibank Community Grants: Life Education NT

We’re supporting Life Education Northern Territory to provide kids with drug and health education.

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In Brief

Out in the kitchen garden

500 schools around Australia are participating in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program.

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Lifestyle

Cooking games for kids

Bored kids? Get them in the kitchen! These cooking activities will keep them occupied for hours.

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Community

Good Friday Appeal

This Easter, offer support to sick and injured children by contributing to The Good Friday Appeal.

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Recipes

Vanilla cupcakes with chocolate icing

This scrumptious cupcake recipe by children's cookbook author Emily Rose Brott is sure to be a hit.

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Lifestyle

Should your child see a podiatrist?

From knock-knees to bow legs, podiatrists can help treat a range of conditions in children.

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Community

Cooking with kids

Children's cookbook author Emily Rose Brott talks getting kids involved in making healthy food.

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Lifestyle

Healthy lunchbox ideas

Tips for packing a nutritious lunch for your kids.

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Community

Tennis for kids

Teach the young ones to love the game.

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In Brief

Healthy meals for healthy children

Stanford University is providing a free online course about child nutrition and healthy cooking.

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Travel

Discover Copenhagen with children

Travelling through Denmark with little ones is a treat for kids and adults alike.

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Experts

How exercise can transform your child’s life

Establishing good health and activity habits early may have long term learning and health benefits.

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In Brief

Kids who bike or walk to school

Boost children's concentration by encouraging cycling or walking to school.

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Lifestyle

Getting kids into sport

We take a closer look at some of the best sports programs for kids.

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