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 >

10 Amazing Benefits of Sensory Play for Babies and Toddlers | Claire Behrmann | Ep 198

Did you know that sensory play is important for babies’ and toddlers’ brain development and the most critical period of time for children to be exposed to sensory play is within their early postnatal years? Why? It’s because over 90%… Continue Reading >

Surviving a New Baby in the Pandemic | Belinda Joyce | Ep 197

If you are planning to have a baby, are currently expecting or are with a newborn, and are navigating the complexities of parenting in a pandemic, then this chat is for you. The first moment you discover you’re expecting a… Continue Reading >

Gaming and Screen Time: Is this an issue in your home?

Have you found yourself frustrated with the seeming addiction your son or daughter has to their mobile device or gaming console?  Do you feel like you are somehow letting your child down by allowing them to spend so much time… Continue Reading >

Too Busy to Read to your Child? Try these tricks

by Susan Taylor Reading aloud to children from a young age every day is so important for many reasons. Not only is it a great bonding experience, but it helps grow their language and communication skills, boosts imagination and creativity,… Continue Reading >

Motherhood and Anxiety

Anxiety is a far more common issue with new mums than postnatal depression. For many women, anxiety, not sadness, is what they feel after having their baby. It can start in pregnancy and once the baby is born to grow to… Continue Reading >

Are “Online” friends, “Real’ friends?

“Hey Dad!!”, Master 14 begins as he bursts through the door which joins our kids retreat to out lounge room.  “Vertex and Straw just helped me get Platinum Support.  We capped two points with 4 and a half minutes left… Continue Reading >

We don’t have a mother, just two dads: coming out every week…

Shane Warren   Recently I was at a conference and I ran into a mother of a child who was a ‘close’ friend of my eldest in day-care.  This in itself is not an all too uncommon experience, but it… Continue Reading >

New Mums Get Back to Fitness

By: Jane Kilkenny Having a baby is one of the most exciting and exhausting times in your life. The birth of your baby can trigger the full range of human emotions, from absolute exhilaration and excitement to the deepest levels… Continue Reading >

Starting School

When parents are preparing their children to start school for the very first time, there are a few areas that parents can address to ensure: That the children feel comfortable with a set of life skills which will allow them… Continue Reading >