How to answer tough questions from toddlers and pre-schoolers

It can be difficult for parents to know how to talk about difficult topics to their children. Some parents may feel like they need to protect their children from the realities of life, while others may feel that it is… Continue Reading >

3 ways to have a more enjoyable Fatherhood.

From one dad to another, I find fatherhood difficult. Don’t get me wrong! I love my kids and I love being a father, but nothing humbles me more than fatherhood. I know I’m far from perfect. I struggle with work/life… Continue Reading >

Tips for Tackling Difficult Conversations

One of the toughest parts of being a parent is having to tackle difficult conversations. Let’s face it, no-one wants to deal with the challenging talks that seem to be an inevitable part of life.  Whether you’ve been called in… 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 >

Fun Ways to Keep Children Learning During School Holidays

Understandably, it can be difficult for children to remain motivated and engaged with their learning while on holidays. After all, they’ve just spent the past two or three months reading, writing, counting and problem-solving, so it’s only fair that they’re… Continue Reading >

How to tackle those difficult questions children ask

Children by nature are inquisitive They are just learning about the world and its only natural that as they grow they seek answers to questions. Sometimes children can ask the strangest questions out of the blue, other times it may… Continue Reading >

Domestic Violence at this Time of Self Quarantine due to COVID-19

How likely that at this time of self quarantine due to the Coronavirus pandemic that there will be an increase in Domestic Violence? Domestic violence has always been an issue in Australia and around the world, unfortunately the rate of… Continue Reading >

4 Ways to Keep Kids Thriving During Coronavirus Lockdown

This article is brought to you by Medescan There’s no denying that our lives have been turned upside down by COVID-19. The unfolding situation is difficult enough for an adult to comprehend, let alone for a child who is struggling… Continue Reading >

4 Top Tips for Divorcing when you have Kids

Going through a divorce can be one of the most difficult things for you and your children to experience. Here are some tips to help get you through to the other side.   Do not involve the children in your… Continue Reading >

Dysphagia, a difficult diagnosis to swallow

Did you know that the average human swallows 700 times a day?! A process that is seemingly easy, automatic and effortless to most, but for some can be very difficult and even dangerous. People who have difficulties with swallowing can… Continue Reading >