The Power Of The Attachment Bond: Part One

by Elizabeth Ryan    Attachment is possibly the most important issue for a baby’s healthy development.  It starts with the emotional bond or relationship between the main caregiver (referred to below as “mother”) and baby. Being baby’s first relationship experience,… 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 >

Raising Emotionally Intelligent Kids

It was 4:30 in the afternoon, and I’d taken Mitchell shopping after school. Both he and I were tired, but I knew I needed to pick something up from the store before they closed at 5. I was in a… Continue Reading >

Looking after YOU?

Jay Anderson Its been a tricky few months. Lots of changes. Too much in the news. What’s happening here? Or there? Who really do you believe??  The tv, the newspaper? The internet? Or Facebook? Your friends?? what is the latest?… Continue Reading >

Feeding kids in front on an Ipad?  5 reasons why connection matters.

The connection I am talking about is of course human!  Have you seen the video?  When I watch it I get agitated! OK, it’s cute, I love the music and dad seems like a cool dude. However, everything else I see… Continue Reading >

The Role of Food in Sleep

Everyone needs sleep. There is no wonder why sleep deprivation is a torture technique. But for many parents, their kid’s sleep is a source of frustration and anxiety. There are so many reasons why kids don’t sleep well. And allergy… Continue Reading >

Toilet Training

When you have multiples there is so much that you can do with both (or all three) of them at the same time or together, same outfits, starting daycare together, first hair cut and so much more. However, one thing… Continue Reading >

GUILT

I have always been an incredibly sensitive and emotional person, well before I met my future husband and his three boys. So the feeling of guilt was not unknown to me, however, in the role of step mum, I feel… Continue Reading >

Biting

When children bite, it tends to shock adults more than any other negative behaviour, however biting is common among young children and understanding the reason for your child’s biting is the first step in being able to help to change… Continue Reading >

Forgiveness

If I could meet myself as I was 2 years ago and, just starting out on the single mum journey I would have said to myself  ‘where your energy goes is where your attention flows”.  Obviously, hindsight doesn’t really help… Continue Reading >