3 Tips to help Build  Body Confidence in Children

Anne Poirier Shaping Perspectives…A Woman’s Way to Joy   Just the other day I received a text from a past client that said:“I am finally at peace with my body, and today my daughter came home from Kindergarten and told… Continue Reading >

How to help children manage back to school stress – an expert weighs in

As the summer holidays fade away into a sun-soaked distant memory, parents and carers across the nation are strapping in and getting back into the regular school routine. While some children have embraced the return to learning and reuniting with… Continue Reading >

How was school today?

As we send our children to school we trust learning is taking place, and it is. But how do we know? The conversations we have with our children are imperative to building partnerships between school and home, and connecting in… Continue Reading >

What foods are good for children with constipation?

I get asked this question a lot! What foods are good for children with constipation? Constipation in kids is quite common, and while it usually doesn’t have a serious cause, it is important to resolve it promptly to prevent the… Continue Reading >

Children Learn How to Have Adult Relationships from Observing their Parents

For many couples, Valentine’s Day may just be another Hallmark Day, yet to others, it is a day that they can choose to make their partner feel particularly special and model to the children the attitudes and behaviours that they… Continue Reading >

Debunking Myths Of Child Sexual Abuse

If parents knew what I knew, they would do things differently with their kids’. That is the thought that runs excessively through my mind after 10 years as a specialist child interviewer and a detective, interviewing victims and investigating cases… Continue Reading >

The critical item missing from your ‘Back to School’ Checklist

Whether you’re super organized, or like me, tend to leave everything until the last minute, there is a universal list of tasks, that every parent needs to achieve before their kids start back at school. Whilst individual requirements will vary… Continue Reading >

How To Tackle Back To School Anxiety

Although the first day back at school, or even the first ever day at school, can be an exciting prospect for some children, adjustment difficulties are common. Anxious feelings are expected and normal in children returning to school, changing schools,… Continue Reading >

Going Back to School

I’m sure there really are kids out there who are excited about heading back to school after the summer holidays. But I don’t know any of them.  If your kids are back at school, or about to be, these ideas… Continue Reading >

Australia’s Largest BABY Expo is growing its family with the addition of a new show on the Gold Coast

The Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo will be on the Gold Coast from Saturday February 3 – Sunday February 4, 2024.  The Pregnancy Babies and Children’s (PBC) Expo has been delivering trusted pregnancy and parenting information and advice to Australian… Continue Reading >