My child’s emotions…and mine

Dr Julie Hollitt   Adults struggle with emotions and emotional regulation. Some parents might say that they struggle more with emotions since their child was on the way – and then born – than when they had no children. As… Continue Reading >

Desperate for your baby to sleep? This tip is a game-changer…

As a new parent, the first time your gorgeous new baby bundle of joy has a bad day or night can be oh so stressful! I know I’ve been there. You go through all of the things that normally help… Continue Reading >

Navigating The ‘Terrible Twos’

I am certain you have witnessed a toddler having a rollicking, roiling tantrum. Toddlerhood is often called the terrible twos. When your child is out of control in this way, it’s difficult to deal with them. Your actions might add fuel… Continue Reading >

Newborns and Sleep: A roadmap for you.

Let’s talk newborns and sleep! Congratulations on your precious newborn. Babies are little miracles and bring bundles of joy. But along with all the love and joy this newborn journey brings, also comes many, many questions. Am I right? Lovely mama,… Continue Reading >

10 Steps To Develop Great Learners

When grandchildren came along, Granddad offered excellent advice to his son about the beauties, wisdom, and fun of parenting. Son, in exasperation, said – surely Dad there is research on parenting not just your experiences and edited opinions. This led… Continue Reading >

5 Inclusive Ideas for the Traditional Easter Egg Hunt

You only have to look around the supermarket to see that Easter isn’t too far away. Easter eggs, hot cross buns, Easter baskets and craft supplies for the school easter hat parade are already on the show. Sure, some of… Continue Reading >

Newborns and sleep: The Roadmap

Let’s talk newborns and sleep! Congratulations on your precious newborn. Babies are little miracles and bring bundles of joy. But along with all the love and joy this newborn journey brings, also comes many, many questions. Am I right? Lovely mama,… Continue Reading >

Managing Expectations

I am doing it right now – staring at a blank piece of paper, feeling my mouth dry and a lurch in my belly… it is anxiety at is gentlest, but nevertheless distracting enough to make the flow of words… Continue Reading >

*** Sesame Workshop Introduces New Sesame Street Muppet, Ji-Young | Autumn Zitani | Ep 200 ***

As we all know, each families’ race, ethnicity, and culture are important parts of their identity. Children, including very young children, understand and want to have a sense of belonging to their families’ racial, ethnic, and cultural group or groups…. Continue Reading >

Why you should say sorry to your kids

Yes, children need guidance, they need their parents to be positive role models and they need to learn to show respect, but there’s also other important things they need to learn – their parents are human, their parents are also… Continue Reading >