Tips for spending one on one time with your newborn twins or triplets

Having twins or triplets will bring so many different emotions into your life, some you have probably never felt before. It is such an exciting, stressful and full on time in your life. You have to double or triple EVERYTHING… Continue Reading >

The benefits of Journaling (and some prompts to get you started)

You can use a journal to be creative, find out more about yourself, develop your intuition and solve problems. By getting thoughts out of your head and down on paper, you can gain insights about yourself that you might not… Continue Reading >

Low back pain and your fertility

You may never have heard that low back pain has anything to do with fertility. From a Chinese medicine point of view, it can. It doesn’t mean it does for every person who has it, no, but it’s something to… Continue Reading >

Why Co-Living Is A Rising Trend Among Single Parents

Co-living is on the rise, and the demographics of those who choose to share their homes is expanding — roommates aren’t just for college kids and young professionals.  Where once a struggling single parent only alternative to living alone was to… Continue Reading >

NEVER MIND THE JONESeS…. TRY KEEPING UP WITH THE KIDS!

(Simple Ways to Build Your Muscular Endurance)   Turn your back for five minutes and they’re off! You’re a parent now…. so never mind the Joneses, it’s the kids you need to keep up with, and if you want to… Continue Reading >

Swaddling and your Babes Hips

  Swaddling is a super part of bringing up the baby but exactly what do we need to think about before we start wrapping bubs up before sleep. Well, we need to think about the development of babes hips and… Continue Reading >

Benefits of being a fit and active parent

Let’s face it…. regardless of whether you’ve got one child, or a whole tribe of kids…. once they become mobile, you need to be on your toes and on the ready at all times! Not only are kids constantly on… Continue Reading >

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but gee they’re fun to play with!

The sight of a child playing with sticks and stones is usually enough to elicit some kind of freak-out response from most parents and with good reason; sticks and stones can be dangerous right? But really, that can be said… Continue Reading >

Goal-setting with your child’s therapist: why it’s so important

By Dr Kelly Bowers, Youthrive Clinical Psychologist   Goal-setting is one of the most important things you can do in order to live the life you want for yourself and your family. While the benefits of setting goals are often… Continue Reading >

What is a Doula and what are the benefits of hiring one?

Traditionally, a Doula was a woman offering non-medical support and information to other women and their partners during birth and the postnatal period. ‘Doula‘ is a Greek word that came to mean “woman’s servant”. I believe that a Doula is a support and information bank… Continue Reading >