You and your Dog

Mrs Jay Anderson   Dogs. Lots of people have a dog, or grew up with a dog.  Some couples get a dog, so they may say….to practice to caring for a child. Others get a dog for their child. Perhaps… Continue Reading >

50 fun and easy things to do with your kids at home

We’re in the middle of the school holidays right across Australia which means many parents are probably hearing their kids whine about how bored they are, am I right? Well don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with an epic list… Continue Reading >

World Chocolate Day on 7th July

Calling all chocolate lovers, the day has finally come! World Chocolate Day is happening on 7 July and it’s time to indulge in one of the world’s most beloved sweets, guilt-free. In honour of the celebration, family-owned company Mayver’s have proved not… Continue Reading >

3 fun breathing exercises to keep your kids calm

Connecting with our breath is one of the easiest and simplest ways to transform our mood. And it’s the same with children too. Breathing can help children learn how to relax and safely regulate their emotions, giving them a vital… Continue Reading >

5 Reasons to Revisit Your Local Library This Winter

As temperatures drop, it’s time to rediscover the joy of indoor activities with the family. If you’re struggling to find an alternative to the park or playground, why not consider revisiting your local library? In my younger days (yes, pre-internet… Continue Reading >

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 >

Considering The Whole Family

Life is about being in relationship: with family, with children, with partner, with neighbours, with friends or with fellow workers. All of our interactions involve using our senses, communicating and reciprocating.  From the tiny baby and its parents, to the… Continue Reading >

Teaching Your Kids to Say ‘NO’

As parents, we spend an enormous amount of time and effort trying to get our kids to say ‘yes’. Yes to eating veggies, yes to bedtime, yes to putting away toys, yes to cleaning teeth, yes to a multitude of… Continue Reading >

Special Mother’s Day Edition

Hooray for all the Mother’s in our lives! We celebrate you and all the grandmothers, godmothers, stepmothers, mothers-in-law, aunts, wives, partners, sisters, friends, fellow mums and women who love with a mother’s heart. Being a Mum is the noblest and greatest… Continue Reading >

The Perfect Twist on a Mother’s Day eCard

Finding a Mother’s Day card is a thoughtful and personal gesture. The problem is that most greeting cards are so common that they can feel impersonal. Sure, you can personalize them by adding your own personal message or go the… Continue Reading >