Motherhood and Anxiety

Anxiety is a far more common issue with new mums than postnatal depression. For many women, anxiety, not sadness, is what they feel after having their baby. It can start in pregnancy and once the baby is born to grow to… Continue Reading >

New Year, New You: 5 Resolutions to Help Emotional Eaters Take Control

If you’re someone who eats when you’re stressed, depressed or anxious, you’re not alone. According to psychiatrist Phillipa Hay,“Around once a week, one in 10 Australians engages in some form of emotional eating, binge eating or out-of-control eating,” Additional research… Continue Reading >

Modelling Healthy Coping Skills

We all experience anger, fear, frustration, sadness, rejection, disappointment, jealousy, and guilt at different times; they are simply part of being human.  Uncomfortable emotions are unavoidable, but how we respond to them is our choice. Teaching children how to cope… Continue Reading >

The early years: parenting a special needs child

By Kiani Mills, Founder of Imperiale Conveyancing and Co-founder of Edwards Mills   When I found out that my child had special needs, as her parent, I believed it was my fault. I had failed her. Selfishly, I got caught… Continue Reading >

5 Tips to Help Kids Feel Happy

As parents, we all want our children to be happy right? Firstly, let’s be clear that children (or even us adults) cannot be happy all of the time. We experience a vast range of emotions, all day, every day…which is… Continue Reading >

10 Ways to Cope with the Rising Cost of Living as a Single Mum

We are all feeling the pinch. There are words that are getting thrown around in the media as well as amongst our circle of family, friends and work colleagues that are forcing us to look closely at our cost of… Continue Reading >

How to Cope with Severe Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy

When you first fall pregnant, feeling a little queasy in the morning can be a welcome sign that everything is progressing well. If it’s your first pregnancy it can even feel like an initiation into a special club – ‘yay,… Continue Reading >

Separation Anxiety

It is natural for young children to feel anxious when saying goodbye. Even though separation anxiety is a normal stage of development it is very difficult to cope with. Being empathic to the child in supporting them through the anxiety… Continue Reading >

3 Steps To Cope With Difficult People In The Festive Season

The holiday season is fast looming. Does that thought fill you with joy or trepidation? If the answer is trepidation, you would certainly not be alone. Because although this time of year is supposed to be one of jollity and… Continue Reading >

Coping with Failure in Children

Each parent wants their child to be successful in whatever they do in life but in order to set them up on the right path, its essential for parents to know that failure also plays a major role when it… Continue Reading >