5 great reasons children should be doing yoga!

Did you know? It is estimated that 1 in 7 primary school-age children has a mental health difficulty, like anxiety, depression and behaviour problems, but only 1 in 4 gets the help they need. Certain risk factors present before 6 months… 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 >

A Not-So-Warm Reunion: Why Isn’t My Child Excited To See Me?

You know how you feel when you have been away from your kids? Maybe it was a long day at the office, or a trip out of town, or even a hospital stay. Your mind becomes full of the thought… Continue Reading >

Bringing Baby home. Now what?

Those first few days when you get home after birth can seem the most daunting, bewildering but also a glorious time. When I brought my first child home, many years ago now…eek. I had no idea what I was meant… Continue Reading >

Feeding kids in front on an Ipad?  5 reasons why connection matters.

The connection I am talking about is of course human!  Have you seen the video?  When I watch it I get agitated! OK, it’s cute, I love the music and dad seems like a cool dude. However, everything else I see… 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 >

Trauma, connection and stress in the home

Connection is the foundation of a thriving, respectful and productive relationship with your baby. Without connection, you dive into dark and murky waters feeling your way into uncharted territory. Your relationship with your child starts before birth when they start… Continue Reading >

When your intuition works in the real world…

When I talk to other parents about listening to your gut, trusting the vibe or energy, then see it first hand in my own life; reiterates why it is that I wish for every parent to believe and trust their… Continue Reading >

Fostering individuality in Twins, Triplets and More

Matching outfits, matching haircuts, matching bedrooms. It is hard not to make everything matchy matchy when you have a gorgeous set of twins or triplets. Sometimes it might even seem like you have one child when everything is exactly the… Continue Reading >

Developing the vocabulary skills vital for success!

By Sabina Pyne, Youthrive Speech Pathologist   Did you know that vocabulary growth helps kids think and learn about the world and is directly linked to their overall success at school? If your child is struggling with reading, research suggests that there… Continue Reading >