10 Essential Tips for Co-Parenting Peacefully During The Christmas Holidays

With the Christmas holidays less than 100 days away, you might be starting to make plans for the Christmas and school holidays with your children. But, when you need to consider the needs of your ex and their plans for… Continue Reading >

Top Tips for Managing Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is when a child has excessive reactions to separation from caregivers – whether real or imagined. It’s pretty common, affecting somewhere between 4 to 5 percent of kids. That’s 1 child out of every 20 to 25 kids…. Continue Reading >

How to Become a Body Image Role Model

As a young girl, I was brainwashed into diet culture and poor body image. I remember walking past the checkout counters in the grocery store, seeing the magazines, praising weight loss, or advertising a new miracle diet My environment compounded… Continue Reading >

Tips for Tackling Difficult Conversations

One of the toughest parts of being a parent is having to tackle difficult conversations. Let’s face it, no-one wants to deal with the challenging talks that seem to be an inevitable part of life.  Whether you’ve been called in… Continue Reading >

Recognising Stepmothers on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just one day of 365 days to recognise and acknowledge the role of all women and all female carers; mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, guardians, carers in their often unsung and unpaid roles as carers of Australian children.  Biology… Continue Reading >

How To Resolve Conflict During The Festive Season

The festive season seems to be one of those times of year where family conflict has the potential to intensify quicker than usual. There’s gift-giving to plan, food to prepare, shopping to do, presents to wrap, cards to send, and… Continue Reading >

How to take care of yourself by practicing self-compassion

There are endless reminders out there to ‘put yourself first’. But the idea of taking care of yourself can start to stress people out. Like, who has time to add another task to their already busy day? Isn’t there already… Continue Reading >

What is it like to have Two Dads?

Our life from the children’s point of view Recently we acknowledge National Coming Out Day, an annual event recognised on October 11 every year motivated to create a time when we can stop and reflect on how life has changed… Continue Reading >

Kicking off the New Year with Mindful Intentions

By Krissy Regan The Wellness Poet   What a start to the year it’s been. So much excitement to be on holidays, see family and friends and travel and then boom… back to crisis mode with uncertainty, frustration and fear…. Continue Reading >

Helping Kids Manage Their Emotions During Lockdown

Since COVID entered our lives in early 2020 there have been a multitude of events that have caused anxiety, confusion, and numerous other emotions for our children. As our country is now being impacted by continual lock downs it can… Continue Reading >