How to talk to your children about Coronavirus

With everything that’s going on in our world it’s very easy to feel incredibly overwhelmed by all of the information that we’re hearing about Coronavirus COVID-19.  The levels of anxiety in the community are rapidly rising and it is understandable… Continue Reading >

United We Stand

Bullying is a form of control Nobody likes bullying, except the bullies, because that is how they feel good about themselves. Bullies want power and control. Nothing in life stays the same and everything changes all the time by either… Continue Reading >

Simple Steps to ESCAPE the ‘Summer SWELL’

We often hear people talking about how easy it is to lose weight during the summer months (because we supposedly eat ‘lighter’ and get a little more active).… but for some of us (and our kids), summer can have the… Continue Reading >

DIY Hair Wax & Conditioning Balm

With nourishing shea butter and cocoa butter, a little caster oil for shine, and lavender and rosemary essential oils for hair health, this nourishing balm can be used to style and control modern hairstyles, or to condition dry and damaged hair. When used… Continue Reading >

Breaking Barriers to Better Health (Flowing Beyond the Three Most Common Limiting Beliefs)

Although it’s something we rarely think about or seriously contemplate, ‘good health’, isn’t one of those nice-to-have ‘privileges’, but rather, it’s a must-have! Without good health, our lives are limited. Not only in terms of our longevity, but also with… Continue Reading >

How NOT to be a HOT Mess, Post-Separation

Ok, so composing yourself during the early days post-separation is HARD! Trying to navigate through the myriad of emotions that are going through your body like an electric shock that can be triggered to be exposed without much control is… Continue Reading >

Out Of My Control

A huge slice of my step mum experiences can be put into the ‘this is out of my control’ box. Arguably a lot of our lives are out of our complete control however this feeling can be incredibly frustrating. Feeling… Continue Reading >

A fish out of water. Is it happening to my child?

Sarah Smith, APD, Bayside Dietetics www.baysidedietetics.com.au   “Never feed him a lot. Never more than a spot! Or something may happen. You never know what.” Mr Carp gave this advice to a boy who bought Otto the fish from his… Continue Reading >

What parents really want to know – 3 tips for improving your child’s behaviour.

Over the years, I have heard and seen many parents share their difficulties, concerns and challenges.  The biggest concerns are often around children and their emotions.  This often looks like tantrums, “losing it” and “meltdowns”.  Sometimes, this situation is related… Continue Reading >

It’s not just monkey business. Why yoga and meditation for children is important!

Just like adults, Children can suffer from different stresses in their lives. Starting kinder, starting primary or high school, moving home, changes to family situations and more. One way we can help children to cope with situations of stress, as… Continue Reading >