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 >

Top tips when having your first baby

Congratulations you’re having a baby! Having your first baby is one of the most amazing experiences you will ever have. It is also one of the most challenging times as you learn how to care for a newborn baby and… Continue Reading >

Preparing for your first baby

Having a baby, especially your first is one of the most amazing experiences you will ever have. It is also one of the most challenging times as you learn how to care for a newborn baby and the realities that… Continue Reading >

Lullaby and Good night…

When you listen to lullabies you’re not only soothing your bub, you’re also saving children the world over! You’re home with your little bundle of joy and the first days and week or two are just precious… then your baby’s… Continue Reading >

Dad of Twins

A lot of the time people ask how mum is doing after having twins or triplets, which of course is perfectly fine and needed as they have gone through a huge transition and a lot of changes are still happening… Continue Reading >

Firstborn Vs. Secondborn

It is inevitable that parenting your firstborn will be vastly different to any and all subsequent children. With your first child you are completely and utterly thrown in the deep end. Sure you read all the books, attended parenting classes,… Continue Reading >

Where did I put my magic wand?

Helping parents with their family challenges. A Psychologist’s Perspective Life can be challenging, and many parents find that out early on: a crying baby, lack of sleep, toddler tantrums, your child is bullied, teenage dramas, kids not listening? For the… Continue Reading >

Unsettled Behaviour in the Newborn Baby

The first three or so months entails a whole heap of troubleshooting, problem solving, learning your baby’s cues and getting to know their little personality.  One of the biggest challenges my clients come to me with in this time is… Continue Reading >

Tackling Tantrums

If you are a parent or caregiver of a child over the age of one, then it is most likely that you have experienced some epic tantrums and when they are in public, it can be the worst.   What… Continue Reading >