Why Extra Curricular Activities are Great for Children

Soccer, tennis, music classes the list is endless. There are so many amazing activities that children can do after school. The smiles on children’s faces when they leave school to go to an activity demonstrates why these activities are so… Continue Reading >

Why Do Babies Love to Drop Things?

Why do babies love dropping things? The simple answer is: they’re curious and they want to see what will happen. Will the object make a noise when it hits the ground? How far will it bounce? They’re also trying to… Continue Reading >

Navigating The ‘Terrible Twos’

I am certain you have witnessed a toddler having a rollicking, roiling tantrum. Toddlerhood is often called the terrible twos. When your child is out of control in this way, it’s difficult to deal with them. Your actions might add fuel… Continue Reading >

5 Ways to Pack Extra Nutrients into Your Child’s Lunchbox

Kids spend a lot of time at school, so lunchboxes make up an important part of their overall diet and can be a great opportunity to get some extra nutrients into their day. A healthy balanced lunch not only gives… Continue Reading >

Why it’s Important Not to Rush and Fix Our Kids Feelings

“You’ll be ok!”, “Don’t cry, its alright”. These are human responses to our children when they are upset. They are well meaning phrases that can pop out of our mouths automatically, they come from a place of wanting to protect… Continue Reading >

How I directly employed a support worker for my autistic son – and found peace of mind in the process

When it comes to raising children, every parent understands the importance of finding the right support. For most families, this means hiring a trustworthy babysitter or leaning on loved ones for help during hard times. When one of your children… Continue Reading >

The Transition Back From Daylight Savings

It has come to that time of year where the weather is cooling down and the days are getting shorter. If you are a parent, then this isn’t as much about moving towards autumn leaves and more temperate days, but… Continue Reading >

Shifting Your Mindset in Parenting 

Something I’ve really learnt over the past (almost!) two years as a mother, is that my mindset really dictates so much of how each day plays out.  I can easily get stuck in a mindset of “this is so hard, I… Continue Reading >

Time Management Techniques

If you’re a busy parent, you know how hard it can be to manage your time. Especially when you have multiple kids, who each have their own schedule, it can feel like you’re just constantly running from one thing to… Continue Reading >

Exercise tips after a baby

  Once you become a parent you’ll probably find that you have a lot less time for yourself let alone exercise than you did before your child. But you have goals such as weight loss or getting back into fitness… Continue Reading >