The Power of Choosing a Family Emblem

In a fast-paced, demanding world, how can parents create cohesion and a sense of family belonging? One of the ways is to create a family emblem. When our family emigrated from South Africa to Australia in 1998, I was concerned… Continue Reading >

5 ways to overcome mum guilt & embrace me time

Expectations of mothers in our busy world are ramping up, with even the most aware mums finding themselves on the ‘to-do’ list train. With our roles expanding frequently to include business owner, employee, chef, taxi, walking calendar, nurse, lover…. You… Continue Reading >

A Mindful Mother’s Day: How to counter emotional eating with mindfulness

May is fast approaching and happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. We spend so many hours of our day feeling headless and, in the clouds, it’s no wonder why May has been dubbed “Mindful May” by many… Continue Reading >

Connecting Beyond a Digital World

Almost everyone knows how to live a healthy life. Eat vegetables, get good sleep, move our bodies, and be kind. Most of us also know the digital world doesn’t replace the need for in-person interactions. But what do we do… 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 >

Ecopsychology – Why Being in Nature Makes our Kids Happy

In this modern age our children are spending increased amounts of time inside, and in front of screens. This increased indoor activity was prior to the global pandemic which has resulted in potential time spent isolating, lockdown or reduced access… Continue Reading >

Healthy habits to avoid emotional eating this Christmas

The end of the year can be so exhilarating. jam packed with exciting events, Christmas shopping and catching up with friends and family that you might not have seen during the lockdown period. Sometimes this can feel slightly overwhelming. You… Continue Reading >

How to Survive and Thrive in this Ongoing Lockdown

The Coronavirus pandemic has been exceptionally difficult for everyone and is having a huge impact on all of our lives. With half of Australian’s in lockdown at the moment, it is important that we are doing all that we can… Continue Reading >

The Importance of Play for Saving the Planet

Connection with nature creates the arena to think outside ourselves. Being supported by the environment increases the level of respect and value to the individual self. Therefore, caring for nature ultimately means having higher regard for our own existence within… 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 >