LEGO Australia Builds Generational Bridges This Grandparents Day: Q&A with Dr Justin Coulson

In honour of Grandparents Day, Sunday the 25th of October, LEGO® Australia has teamed up with Australia’s favourite grandparents Bert and Patti Newton to celebrate the grandmas, grandpas, nans, pops, omas, opas, eldery friends and chosen grandparents across the country… Continue Reading >

The Effects of Isolation on Children

Elisabeth Shaw, CEO, Relationships Australia NSW   Children need others to thrive. Not only do they need their physical needs met, they need to be loved and safe within relationships. Through those relationships, they develop the assuredness that they can… Continue Reading >

My 2 secret ingredients for successful family dinners 

You are not going to believe this is not about food at all! But if you saw this video of parents pretending to serve dinner to their children as if in a restaurant, you felt it, the love and the connection… Continue Reading >

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 >