Why are my children so different?

A common statement I hear from parents is: “My kids are so different, it makes no sense! They share the same genes, environment, routines and parents! What makes them so different?”   My simple answer: It’s their Nature. Each child… Continue Reading >

The 5 Lessons I’ve Learnt as a New Dad

By Joshua Cavanagh   As a first-time parent to a daughter of 7 months, I have found parenting to be a never-ending journey filled with highs, lows, ups, and downs. But, for the most part, it has been filled with… Continue Reading >

Tips And Tricks For Speeding Up Family Mealtime When Everyone Has Different Requirements

By Michaela Sparrow @Thelongevityremedy Naturopath, Nutritionist, Anti-Ageing Practitioner   It can be hard to get lots of healthy foods into your family, especially when you have picky eaters or everyone has different tastes. I find the best way to cut… Continue Reading >

The Top Ten Benefits of a Holiday on your Mental Health According to Dr Tim Sharp (Dr Happy)

Inspired by fun, relaxation and discovery, new research* has revealed what many  Aussies have long suspected; we feel like different people when on holiday. In fact, two thirds of  Australians (64%) and three quarters of parents (74%) say they prefer… Continue Reading >

Diversity – the top toy trend leading the way for Christmas 2020

Each year in the lead up to Christmas there are always new toy trends to watch out for. This year, given some of the unique challenges of 2020 including racial unrest and various injustices, there’s one trend that’s gathered a… Continue Reading >

The Challenges and Rewards of being a Gay Dad

By Jacqui Tomlins, as seen under Rainbow Families   Gay men are taking an increasingly active role in parenting through fostering, co-parenting and surrogacy. In recent years, the increased prevalence of out gay dads has helped raise awareness and drive… Continue Reading >

What parents need to know.

by Jay Anderson Parenting can be tricky! Non-one gets taught much about it at all. Most people learn by experience, by observation and by trial and error.  In fact, most people will parent how they were parented, unless they have… Continue Reading >

Tips to Improve your Confidence

People are different – We are all individuals, with different personalities, different experiences, different lives and……different bodies. Surprise!? That may not be a surprise to you…….but for many people, being confident can be a big challenge and can impact significantly… Continue Reading >

Twins Need their Own Identity

 Having your own identity is very important. Fancy being an identical twin and always being mistaken as your sister or compared to her? I have identical twins who are striving to be their own person, but still want to be… Continue Reading >

Boys Are Sensitive Bunnies

I never thought I would have a boy. During my pregnancy, I thought I was having a girl. Silly really as parts of my pregnancy were so different, and yet I still thought it could be a girl. We are… Continue Reading >