How to talk same-sex with your kids.

As a gay dad lots of parents in the schoolyard or sports field seek me out for advice on how to talk to their children about homosexuality – apparently as a gay man I’m an expert in all things gay,… 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 >

Toys and Gender

For many years retail stores have marketed toys and clothes to specific genders because it’s an easier way for them to reach their target buyers, but this has led to parents and often children feeling like they should only play… Continue Reading >

Medicare and Judgement

The other day I had to make the dreaded trip into the Medicare office as my Husband and I decided we wanted ourselves, and all our children, on the same card. I had phoned Medicare and found out that this… Continue Reading >

Firstborn Vs. Secondborn

It is inevitable that parenting your firstborn will be vastly different to any and all subsequent children. With your first child you are completely and utterly thrown in the deep end. Sure you read all the books, attended parenting classes,… Continue Reading >

How to Teach Your Kids a Healthy Lifestyle

Every parent wants their kids to live a healthy, happy, active and positive lifestyle. We endeavour to instil this in our kids from an early age, so they can benefit from healthy habits as they grow, learn and develop. Here… Continue Reading >

What Are You Modelling Your Kids

Little ones want what they want, and they like to be in charge of themselves. But they also depend on us, the parents who care for them, and they trust us to have their best interests at heart. They may… Continue Reading >

Tools to Make Co-parenting Easier

As a parent, it’s tricky to stay on top of the happenings in one household, let alone two. While separation is tough for many reasons, the adjustment to co-parenting is probably one of the most difficult aspects – especially if… Continue Reading >

How to get a handle on fussy eating, literally

By Children’s Nutritionist Simone Emery   My youngest daughter is in love with the word literally. She sneaks it into nearly all her sentences (and mostly incorrectly.) Yet, in this article, I am LITERALLY going to be talking about the… Continue Reading >

We reap what we sow.

No truer phrase has been spoken, especially when it comes to our children. We know that how we treat our children today will have an effect on them in the future.  This is most evident in the way we speak… Continue Reading >