5 Tips to Help Kids Feel Happy

As parents, we all want our children to be happy right? Firstly, let’s be clear that children (or even us adults) cannot be happy all of the time. We experience a vast range of emotions, all day, every day…which is… Continue Reading >

From Meh to Magic!

By Krissy Regan The Wellness Poet The truth is not every day is our best day!  There are just days when you wake up tired, burn-out, fed up and feeling blah! Maybe you feel Meh – an expression of indifference… Continue Reading >

Body Neutrality: How to Feel Confident in Your Own Skin

Have you ever looked in the mirror and felt ashamed of your reflection? Or hated your body? Or have you ever looked in the mirror and felt beautiful, confident and accepted? We can put so much emphasis on our outward… Continue Reading >

Starting Solids with Multiples

Moving onto solids is always a fun and exciting time. You get to start playing around with different flavours and textures with your twins or triplets and they get to make a huge mess with food everywhere. The decision to… Continue Reading >

Starting the day right – setting your child up for a successful day.

Have you ever thought about how the start of the day affects your child’s day at school? How we start our day really does set us up for how the rest of our day runs, which is why starting the… Continue Reading >

How Young People Feel About the Climate Crisis

Sally Gillespie, PhD   When researchers recently surveyed 10,000 young people between the ages of 16-25 years from ten countries, they were not surprised to hear how anxious the majority of them felt about climate change. Their findings add to… Continue Reading >

When to Start Reading to Your Baby

Reading to your baby from an early age is beneficial for many reasons. In fact, it is never too early to start, some parents start even before they are born, reading to their unborn baby. It is never too late… Continue Reading >

Helping Kids Manage Their Emotions During Lockdown

Since COVID entered our lives in early 2020 there have been a multitude of events that have caused anxiety, confusion, and numerous other emotions for our children. As our country is now being impacted by continual lock downs it can… Continue Reading >

Why “I love you” is important to kids.

When I started to write this article, I thought it would be easy. Write an article about why saying I love you to children is so important. As a psychologist who works with children and adolescents, and a mum this… Continue Reading >

Surviving Party Season with Fussy Eaters

We all know how crazy the party season gets!  Would you love to feel at ease with what your kids are eating over the holiday season?  Navigating party season confidently for kids (let alone working out what to eat) means… Continue Reading >