Gaming and Screen Time: Is this an issue in your home?

Have you found yourself frustrated with the seeming addiction your son or daughter has to their mobile device or gaming console?  Do you feel like you are somehow letting your child down by allowing them to spend so much time… Continue Reading >

Motherhood and Anxiety

Anxiety is a far more common issue with new mums than postnatal depression. For many women, anxiety, not sadness, is what they feel after having their baby. It can start in pregnancy and once the baby is born to grow to… 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 >

Domestic Violence at this Time of Self Quarantine due to COVID-19

How likely that at this time of self quarantine due to the Coronavirus pandemic that there will be an increase in Domestic Violence? Domestic violence has always been an issue in Australia and around the world, unfortunately the rate of… Continue Reading >

Do you need to cut the caffeine during pregnancy?

If you are reading this, I am going to guess that you are a coffee drinker. Am I right? Perhaps it’s a creamy latte to wake you up in the morning. Or maybe your kryptonite is a strong black to… Continue Reading >

How to Master a Positive Mindset for Your Wellness

Have you ever had a moment when you realised your health was spiralling out of control? What was the red flag that indicated it for you? Here’s another question, when was the last time you print a photo of yourself… Continue Reading >

Is being kind to our partners really a feminist issue?

This month is my husband’s birthday month so I felt it only appropriate to write on the subject of husbands and fathers. As a whole, we as women have spent such a long time trying to fight for gender equality…. Continue Reading >

Debate: ‘Mums need to get back into workforce’ research shows

In a provocative new study it’s been said that stay-at-home Mums are a drain on Australia’s economy and should get to work for their own benefit and the good of the country. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) landmark… Continue Reading >

Opinion Piece: Raising Boys Today

“Slugs and snails and puppy dogs tails; that’s what little boys are made of.”   “Boys will be boys.”   “Man up.”   “You throw, like a girl.”   “You cry, like a girl.”   It is constantly built in… Continue Reading >

To Hug or Not to Hug

With the Christmas season coming, family and friends will be coming over to visit or get together parties will be lined up to attend to. These are the occasions for people whom we have not seen for a long time… Continue Reading >