Curious but not Critical: Strategies for Calm Parenting

By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist   It’s one of those mornings. Your six-year-old is still wandering around half-dressed after you’ve told him to get ready at least a dozen times. Your eight-year-old is dressed, but is glued to the TV… Continue Reading >

Introducing Pets to Your New Baby

Bringing home a new baby is always an exciting time but many people wonder what is the best way to introduce the new addition to your furbaby? The best approach is to start early. Even before baby arrives, pets will… Continue Reading >

Trauma, connection and stress in the home

Connection is the foundation of a thriving, respectful and productive relationship with your baby. Without connection, you dive into dark and murky waters feeling your way into uncharted territory. Your relationship with your child starts before birth when they start… Continue Reading >

Your Guide to Back to School Organisation

The first few weeks of the new school year are always the hardest for our little bundles of joy. Get super prepared and make it easier with this ultimate guide on ‘back to school’ organisation! It’s a school night! It’s… Continue Reading >

Will this pandemic have a lasting negative impact on our kids?

With the Coronavirus causing disrupted education, economic havoc and unprecedented lockdowns around the world it’s very easy to feel incredibly overwhelmed. Children have had a ringside seat watching their parents come to terms with school being cancelled, having to work… Continue Reading >

Why Parents Need to Implement Self-care

It doesn’t matter who you are, self-care is for everyone. Practicing self-care gives your mind and body a chance to rest and prepare for life’s challenges. It promotes holistic wellbeing including physical, social and mental health. But what exactly does… Continue Reading >

How to Survive and Thrive in Lockdown

Life in lockdown can be tough – whether you’re trying to run a business (which is stressful enough in itself), or working from home on top of trying to home-school the children, you may be feeling overwhelmed and struggling to… Continue Reading >

Welcome the very new additions to the Mr. Men Little Miss family!

The public has spoken…after a global vote that saw over 77,000 votes, the newest members of the Mr. Men Little Miss family have been announced, and we’re excited to let you know that they are Mr. Calm and Little Miss… Continue Reading >

How to Calm our Anxious Kids

Content is written by Maggie Dent Anxiety is the most significant mental health issue in childhood, and yet it frequently goes undetected and untreated. Signs of anxiety can be noticed as early as age two but we see a significant… Continue Reading >

5 Expert-Approved Ways to Calm, Centre, and Soothe Your Mind

If you’re feeling more anxious than usual these days, know that  you are not alone. It’s a stressful time, but it’s important to stay calm and collected. We’ve rounded up 5 ways to relax and relieve stress, fast. Luke McLeod… Continue Reading >