The challenges of breastfeeding and dwindling milk supply for mums

Having already breast-fed four babies, you would think ex-Olympic athlete and doctor Jana Pittman, would be cruising when it comes to her now 10-week-old twins Quinlin and Willow. However, for Jana, breastfeeding has been a rollercoaster of ups and downs… Continue Reading >

How to maximize your workout and lose weight fast

Do you have trouble losing weight? Or can’t seem to drop those last few kilos? There are so many theories about weight loss such as intermittent fasting, HIIT training, avoiding fruit and sugar in general, running excessively and the list… Continue Reading >

It’s Important to Foster Independence

A new Netflix reality show called “Old Enough” has been sparking a spirited debate around the world about parenting and how we develop independence in our children. The show that depicts Japanese children, some as young as 2, taking their… Continue Reading >

Building Resilience Through Play

Being resilient is an integral part of a child’s development and helps bolster mental health and well-being. Resilience is a character trait that we build and as such we can help our children become more resilient, meaning they will be… Continue Reading >

Why it’s Important Not to Rush and Fix Our Kids Feelings

“You’ll be ok!”, “Don’t cry, its alright”. These are human responses to our children when they are upset. They are well meaning phrases that can pop out of our mouths automatically, they come from a place of wanting to protect… Continue Reading >

How to Encourage a Growth Mindset at School and at Home

The word “YET” can be very powerful to help our children and students to develop a growth mindset, which will help them towards achieving their goals and foster success. A growth mindset as opposed to a fixed mindset will help… Continue Reading >

Minority Stress in Same Sex Families

Shane Warren   As we approach the end of another year, we often find ourselves reflecting back on the year past, the good the stuff, the tough stuff and the ‘I’m out of here’ stuff…  Therapeutically this is powerful stuff… Continue Reading >

*** Sesame Workshop Introduces New Sesame Street Muppet, Ji-Young | Autumn Zitani | Ep 200 ***

As we all know, each families’ race, ethnicity, and culture are important parts of their identity. Children, including very young children, understand and want to have a sense of belonging to their families’ racial, ethnic, and cultural group or groups…. Continue Reading >

10 Amazing Benefits of Sensory Play for Babies and Toddlers | Claire Behrmann | Ep 198

Did you know that sensory play is important for babies’ and toddlers’ brain development and the most critical period of time for children to be exposed to sensory play is within their early postnatal years? Why? It’s because over 90%… Continue Reading >

Surviving a New Baby in the Pandemic | Belinda Joyce | Ep 197

If you are planning to have a baby, are currently expecting or are with a newborn, and are navigating the complexities of parenting in a pandemic, then this chat is for you. The first moment you discover you’re expecting a… Continue Reading >