Teacher-Librarians – The Aunty of the School

If the classroom teacher is the ‘school parent’, then the teacher librarian is an aunty. They are a caring, supportive presence in a child’s life. A person with responsibility and a high level of investment in the child, they are… Continue Reading >

5 Ways to Show Love and Care to Your Children

Parenthood means everything to me. I love, love, love being a father. To make things even better, I have been serving as a parent educator for a few years now, and this has been an absolutely awesome journey. Because of… Continue Reading >

To the best mother – you!

Quite a few years ago I was listening to talk back radio on a long road trip to help keep me awake and alert. The radio announcer was talking about relationships between estranged parents and children and was inviting people… Continue Reading >

LOVE IS … A Mother

Perhaps the most profound side-effect of becoming a mother is that of gaining a hugely enlarged understanding of the breadth and depth of what ‘loving’ someone really can mean. It’s a new, compassionate, feminine wisdom that more deeply appreciates what… Continue Reading >

Animal Behaviourist Reveals How to Help Children Express Love to a Feline Family Member

You consider your feline friend a close family member, but have you ever questioned whether your cat loves you too? New research from Fancy FeastÒ reveals that almost two thirds (64%) of cat owners aren’t recognising one of the most… Continue Reading >

Valentine’s Day Special Edition

  Valentine’s Day is a chance to role model a loving relationship to your children Demonstrating a loving, healthy relationship to your children is one of the best gifts you can give them. What you both role model now is… Continue Reading >

Why Valentine’s Day Is Often a Missed Opportunity for Dads

Valentine’s day is celebrated as a day of romance and to express our deepest love to the people we care about. Often that’s our wives, our partners or our girlfriends. As a dad though, there is another opportunity for you…. Continue Reading >

How to Beat the Back to School Blues

The holidays are over and school is back in session. While we, as parents, may be grateful for the return to routine and some peace and quiet, strangely enough, our kids may not share in our enthusiasm. Many kids become… Continue Reading >

Celebrate self-love this February 

It’s February, the month we celebrate love. We spend so much time loving and caring for others but sometimes we forget about extending that love to ourselves.  When you get on a plane, they tell you to put your oxygen… Continue Reading >

Peace, Love and Joy!

By Krissy Regan The Wellness Poet Peace, Love and Joy – three little words synonymous with Christmas.  But what do they mean to you?   We talk about Peace in the context of war and world peace.  True peace starts… Continue Reading >