Motivation

by Damon Nailer   Intrinsic Motivation is internal, meaning it comes from within and can be generated without any assistance. Typically, leaders, independent, assertive, and aggressive people possess intrinsic motivation. This is because in many cases, they don’t have anyone… Continue Reading >

Ages, Stages, Sages

It’s becoming increasingly important in my life to recognise and acknowledge that as I go through different stages of my life that I need to surround myself with different Sage’s, who can support me as a mum, a woman and… Continue Reading >

Building Resilience in Children

Stress is something we all have to deal with no matter what our age. It is important that as adults we help children deal with stress and changes. Building resilience in children will help them  cope with the ups and… Continue Reading >

Benefits of Children Learning to Cook

Teaching children how to cook is a great way of developing skills they can apply throughout their life without the help of their elders. Cooking is one way to teach children math and reading. By following instructions from recipes, they… Continue Reading >

A Woman’s Influence

Enabling equality Recently it was International Women’s Day, and the theme was ‘An Equal World in an Enabled World’ #EachForEqual. There is much to celebrate, yet there is much we can bring to bear. The majority of women are mums,… Continue Reading >

Tips to Combat Loneliness as a Mum

Being a SAHM (Stay at Home Mum) mum is great but has its downside, and that is loneliness and the feeling of isolation. Before kids, I was always around people. I worked, socialised, got invited out and due to being… Continue Reading >

How to balance screen time with reading time

By Gemma Brown   According to a survey conducted by YouGov and Scholastic, 75% of parents with kids aged 6-17 agreed with the statement: “I wish my child would do more things that did not involve screen time.” The report… Continue Reading >

How to help your late walker take their first independent steps

A child taking their first independent steps is a pretty big milestone in any parent’s life. Typically developing children generally learn to walk any time between nine months and eighteen months of age.  If your child is a late walker… Continue Reading >

Toys and Gender

For many years retail stores have marketed toys and clothes to specific genders because it’s an easier way for them to reach their target buyers, but this has led to parents and often children feeling like they should only play… 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 >