Considering The Whole Family

Life is about being in relationship: with family, with children, with partner, with neighbours, with friends or with fellow workers. All of our interactions involve using our senses, communicating and reciprocating.  From the tiny baby and its parents, to the… Continue Reading >

Meaning of Mother’s Day

May is here! And when May comes, Mother’s Day is just a few days away. What does this mean? Shops will be promoting a lot of their gift ideas and discount sale offers for mothers. Social media will be buzzing… Continue Reading >

Reach Better Life Balance Through Regular Exercise!

Being a parent brings boundless love and an abundant array of so many other amazing gifts to our life…. but let’s not sugar-coat this gig too much…. it can also be tough…. especially if you’re a single parent like me!… Continue Reading >

A Day in the Life of a Doula

Renee Adair   Let me start by saying that just about every doula pitches a variety of contrasting services according to their training, other modalities they specialise in and their personal situation. So what I do in a day will… Continue Reading >

PMS – is it normal?

You know those jokes around how you can always tell a woman is about to get her period? Mood swings, bloating, acne…they seem to be the tell-tale signs that her period is about to start. PMS, or premenstrual syndrome, occurs… Continue Reading >

Benefits of being a fit and active parent

Let’s face it…. regardless of whether you’ve got one child, or a whole tribe of kids…. once they become mobile, you need to be on your toes and on the ready at all times! Not only are kids constantly on… Continue Reading >

Where did I put my magic wand?

Helping parents with their family challenges. A Psychologist’s Perspective Life can be challenging, and many parents find that out early on: a crying baby, lack of sleep, toddler tantrums, your child is bullied, teenage dramas, kids not listening? For the… Continue Reading >

Are You NDIS Ready?

  If you’re the parent of a child with a disability or diagnosis, the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) may play a big role in your life. Whether you are already in the scheme, preparing to transition or you’ve only… Continue Reading >

Save your sanity when you’re too busy for ‘me-time’

Oh boy. When I put my hand up recently to volunteer at my son’s school, I didn’t quite realise what I was getting into. Don’t get me wrong, the community is terrific and I love being part of something bigger…. Continue Reading >

Be a hands on teacher

I was at the children’s playground one day with my niece and nephew, and being the big kid I am, I decided to climb a tree. You’ll never guess what happened…   There’s  no doubting the importance of free range… Continue Reading >