Talking to Kids about the Hard Stuff

Talking to kids about the hard stuff can be, well, really hard. As a parent it is our job to guide our children through life, and topics such as death, divorce and sex will inevitably come up and can be… Continue Reading >

How a single Mum left broke from divorce built her own home for just $13,000

The Australian Dream or Great Australian Dream is a belief that in Australia, home-ownership can lead to a better life and is an expression of success and security. Despite the fact, the real estate market has cooled, and prices have… Continue Reading >

How It Feels Adopting An Adult You’ve Raised As Your Own

By Jodie Myintoo Jodie Myintoo, a counsellor based in Melbourne, shares her experience officially adopting her adult daughter in the County Court.   I had the privilege of adopting my step-daughter, Monique. She is turning 23 this year. Some might… Continue Reading >

Jodie Myintoo Counsellor

My name is Jodie Myintoo and I am a counsellor, I completed my Diploma in Counselling with a Government Accredited school called the Australian Institute of Professional Counselling. Like all reputable counsellors, I have a supervisor, she has been a… Continue Reading >

Good things you don’t expect after divorce

Divorce. I’ve been there, I’ve done it. I’ve come out the other end. This makes me all-knowing and wise. Well, I like to think so anyway! Divorce is understandably associated with negativity and is certainly not a bucket list item…. Continue Reading >

How pets can help your child with divorce

Nobody ever says divorce or separation is easy. Nooo sireee. As all-consuming as it is for adults, for children it is hard in many different ways. That’s why it’s important to help them through in every way we can. And… Continue Reading >