Benefits of Music in Childhood Development

Media kindly brought to you by Music Beat   Throughout history, music has been a useful teaching tool to support children’s learning and development. For thousands of years, the creation of music has helped children develop social, emotional, cognitive and… Continue Reading >

10 Words You Must Know To Speak Like A Local

 Whilst English is a complicated language, currently made up of over 200,000 words, there are multiple occasions every day when an English word just isn’t enough to convey an emotion. Language learning app Babbel has uncovered the top ten words from other languages that you didn’t… Continue Reading >

Camp Quality: 35 Years Young

The 1980s: an era of many wonderful things including great music, “fab” fashion and big hair. There was no such thing as the internet, or a mobile phone, and to be cool all you needed was a Walkman! It was also a time when a family who had had a child diagnosed with… Continue Reading >

Ice-cream with an allergy friendly twist

I like nothing more than a sneaky afternoon treat with my girls. But with allergies in play, finding something we all enjoy has been somewhat more difficult. I loooooooove ice-cream, but it is certainly not the kind of thing I… Continue Reading >

My child has ADHD, what can I do to help?

It can be hard enough parenting without additional complications such as ADHD. At times it can feel like you are talking a different language to your child, and in some ways you are. Children with ADHD do have functionally different… Continue Reading >

5 Tips to Tame Emotions with your Ex in Separation

Anyone who has been through a separation or divorce knows that the emotional ride that it takes you on can be like no other! The time period just after Separation can be the most trying, sorting out the emotional reality… Continue Reading >

Salute to Working Mums

  Leisa Papa How did you achieve what you have now as a working mum I remember the day I went on Maternity leave. I was working as a Business Advisor for a large Pharmaceutical company and I was really… Continue Reading >

Salute to Single Mums

Evie Farrell In 2015 I was a solo mum to a five-year-old daughter, working full time in the city to pay a mortgage and spending much less time with Emmie than I wanted. Something had to change. I decided that the… Continue Reading >

Mum Guilt

I think Mother guilt is a primal thing. Most women are born with a sense of obligation to be the primary carer for the children. I have found as I have stepped up into a more senior role, that the… Continue Reading >

Medicare and Judgement

The other day I had to make the dreaded trip into the Medicare office as my Husband and I decided we wanted ourselves, and all our children, on the same card. I had phoned Medicare and found out that this… Continue Reading >