Karli Steenkamp


Location icon Australia

I love making words come to life. My content is fresh, well researched and different.
My writing journey is exciting with endless possibilities. I have been writing for 8 years and I love to write about anything and everything. As a mother, I do feel my expertise and passion is children and parenthood. It is one of the most rewarding and hardest jobs I have ever done. Writing and sharing about my journey as a parent is thrilling and encourages parents in their own journeys.

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Sophie Guidolin: My Kids Eat - My Child Magazine

Written by Karli Steenkamp From Ricotta Pancakes to Zucchini Fritters, Sophie Guidolin has nailed the recipes in her newest cookbook 'My Kids Eat Volume 2". There is something for everyone in the family. It is fun, delicious and healthy. Sophie has created a fun-filled recipe book with recipes like Humpy Dumpty Toast and The Hulk Pasta.

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Dr Karp: The Baby Whisperer - My Child Magazine

By Karli Steenkamp Last month, Australia was graced by the visit of one of the world's most trusted pediatricians and child development experts. He is a world-known American doctor, with over 25 years of experience that has been linked to names like Madonna and Pierce Brosnan.

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How Pet Ownership Can Positively Influence Your Children - My Child Magazine

Written by Karli Steenkamp From cold creepy crawlies to warm and fuzzy little (or huge) pets can make children super excited and parents running for the hills when kids want to deviate from the normal cat or dog. We all remember our first pet and the one we had an extra special bond with.

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Creative Ways To Announce Pregnancy - My Child Magazine

Written by Karli Steenkamp Finding out you are pregnant is one of the most wonderful and thrilling feelings you will ever feel. And there are a million things going through your mind. Baby shopping is definitely at the top of the list, but also telling everyone that you are expecting.

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CanTeen's National Bandanna Day brings hope to many - My Child Magazine

By Karli Steenkamp "Every year around 23,000 young people (aged 12-25 years) are confronted with a cancer diagnosis - whether it's their own or that of a parent, brother or sister." This is the reality for many people. CanTeen is a youth cancer charity that supports young people that are affected by cancer in some ...

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Surrogacy in Australia - My Child Magazine

Written by Karli Steenkamp Many couples struggle to have a baby of their own for various reasons. Adoption might not be something you want to pursue. Surrogacy is a beautiful phenomenon helping people have a baby when no other means are possible. It is the process where a female carries a baby on behalf of someone ...

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Best Overseas Destinations To Travel With Kids - My Child Magazine

Written by Karli Steenkamp Travelling with kids can be very interesting. It might feel like you need a holiday after your holiday. However, that is not necessary - there is a solution. There are so many interesting countries out there who cater for parents with kids of all ages.

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How To Reconnect With Your Partner - My Child Magazine

Written by Karli Steenkamp Being parents are a wonderful gift. It can be a smooth ride or a rocky rollercoaster. No two days are the same. Some days you feel victorious and overjoyed because your toddler finished their food, which makes this day not a good one but a great one.

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Karen Martini on Jamie Oliver's Learn Your Fruit and Veg program - My Child Magazine

Written by Karli Steenkamp 25 % of the children in Australia are overweight or obese, according to Jamie Oliver. This is a frightening statistic. The famous chef, well-known for making moves to help the world become healthier is taking Australia head-on by implementing his Learn Your Fruit and Veg program.

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Kaz Cookon her new book Babies & Toddlers - My Child Magazine

Written by Karli Steenkamp Kaz Cooke, journalist, cartoonist, author and mother. She is the writer of the best selling pregnancy book for the past 20 years, Up the Duff. In addition to that book, Babies & Toddlers, the sequel from Up the Duff, was released in November this year.

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