Is there really clothing that can help my child with Eczema?          

Mums are often quite surprised when I suggest that you CAN dress for eczema success. While my sisters were always dressing my nieces & nephew’s in super cute polar fleece PJs or onesies with all the fun superhero transfers or… 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 >

Help a premature or sick newborn this Miracle Month of May

During the Miracle Month of May, Miracle Babies Foundation is calling on Australians to help families challenged by prematurity or sickness. The birth of any child is a miracle, but for parents of the 48,000 babies born premature or sick… Continue Reading >

A beautiful third trimester meditation you can do any time you like

I often get my clients to do this as they are lying on the table with acupuncture pins in. I see a lot of pregnant women and the one thing that always helps with their state of mind (other than… Continue Reading >

When something just doesn’t feel right!

When it comes to having effective body safety conversations, it is essential that we help our young children to identify inappropriate behaviour. However, it is also important to teach them to trust their own intuition when ‘something just doesn’t feel… Continue Reading >

Stop Judging Mums

So yesterday was a hard day. As usual, my kids wouldn’t listen to me. (When do they ever) but with Isabelle’s birthday coming up on the weekend I was trying to get things organised and get the house clean and… Continue Reading >

How to Calm our Anxious Kids

Content is written by Maggie Dent Anxiety is the most significant mental health issue in childhood, and yet it frequently goes undetected and untreated. Signs of anxiety can be noticed as early as age two but we see a significant… Continue Reading >

How to help your child speak confidently to adults

By Kasey Lloyd, Youthrive Psychologist   Why do some children find it easy to converse with family friends, professionals, and strangers while others struggle to whisper ‘hello’? Some researchers suggest we are born with different temperaments, while others suggest that… Continue Reading >

School Readiness and what you need to know.

The decision about when your child should start school can be a hard one to make. Many people think that being school ready means that your child must know how to read and write but these skills are often secondary… Continue Reading >

Helping Children Overcome Worry

I remember growing up I was what you’d call a “worry wart” because I’d worry about all sorts of trivial things. But today that’s not the case. I actually worry about very little! In fact, now you could call me… Continue Reading >