Communication for Children with Intellectual Disability

Communication is an essential part of all of our lives, day to day. When a child also has a disability, this can at times have an impact on how they communicate with the people in their lives and in turn,… Continue Reading >

Eczema, all-night lullabies, and finding something that works for your child.

Common skin condition causing many a disturbed night’s sleep! When my little guy was 6 months old just a mention of the words ‘eczema rash’ sent sleep-deprived me, into a flap. And for good reason; this nasty and very itchy… Continue Reading >

How to help your child learn to ride a bike

Bike riding is a popular and favourite activity for many children in Australia.  Riding a bike enables children to play and get around with their friends, experience independence (for example when riding to school or the shops by themselves for… Continue Reading >

When your child wakes up screaming! Nightmare or Night Terror

Nightmares and night terrors are both scary and can cause sleep disturbances, but they are not the same thing. Knowing some of the main differences can help you understand what’s going on and discover possible steps you can take to… Continue Reading >

Preparing For School When Your Child Has Allergies

Starting school is a big step for any child. Add food allergies to the mix, and it can make parents feel extremely anxious. However, remember there are hundreds of children who attend school with allergies successfully with no incidents. Managing allergies at school… Continue Reading >

3 Common Myths about Child Custody Busted

Knowing what is fact and what is fiction when it comes to child custody laws can be confusing when there is so much mis-information out there. Family Lawyer Kasey Fox busts 3 common child custody myths.   Myth – Parents… Continue Reading >

How to approach your child’s teacher

How should you approach your child’s teacher when you are concerned about something occurring at school? Parents often find themselves in difficult situations with teachers. While teachers are there to facilitate your child’s learning, their roles and responsibilities have changed… Continue Reading >

Is your child ready to start school next year?

Deciding if your child is ready for school can cause some anxiety for parents, especially if their birthday happens to make them a particularly young starter. While you might be feeling stressed about the decision, there are some clear signifies… Continue Reading >

Helping Your Child Write

One thing I often hear as a teacher is the difficulty of getting reluctant writers to write. Unfortunately, despite all the advances in technology, writing is still a very important skill to learn, however, for our children, writing isn’t as… Continue Reading >

Five Actions that could be considered Mistreatment of your Child

When the words ‘child abuse’ are said, people commonly believe the actions to be severe physical violence or severe lengths of neglect. However, throughout divorce, there are lesser actions that can have an equally severe long-term impact on your child… Continue Reading >