BACK TO SCHOOL BLUES?

The holidays are finishing and the kids are all “bored”… it’s time to go back to school! Some of us cry ‘yippee!’ while others are sad to get back into the routine of the daily grind (packing lunches, drop-offs/pick-ups and… Continue Reading >

5 Tips for getting ready on time for school

The kids have gone back to school and so the morning struggle to get out of the door on time has once again begun. So I have drawn on what worked in his kindergarten years as well as advice given… Continue Reading >

Tips for positive parenting

Parenting is the most challenging job you will ever have. When it’s 6pm and your two daughters won’t stop fighting over the iPad while you are trying to make dinner. When your three year-old is (very loudly) letting you know… Continue Reading >

Christmas and Parenting: To Update, Deviate or Continue with the Status Quo

Christmas is fast approaching. Some families will want to make changes to their parenting plans and other families will want to change arrangements from last year. Don’t delay – you don’t want to be the parent who wishes that they… Continue Reading >

Starting School

Do you have a little one about to start school – if so, you might be talking about this and possibly even doing some orientations at the school! Becoming a school kid is a big, big milestone. It is an… Continue Reading >

The greatest challenges of being a dad

As someone that spends their life encouraging people to embrace challenges and get out of their comfort zone, becoming a Dad really was a time to heed my own advice. The advice I was given from close friends was to… Continue Reading >

Breast-Weaning – Is there ever a Right time to start Formula??

This is a tricky question First-World parents often ask, and like so many parenting issues, there is no definitive answer that is appropriate for all circumstances. ​ Some Western governments have ratified the B.F.H.I. (Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative), which has… Continue Reading >

Promoting Positive Fatherhood

Dads often get praised for regular parenting (just a bit patronising!) or they get portrayed as goofy and rather unhelpful – think Peppa’s Daddy Pig! So how can we promote positive fathering and the benefits of fatherhood? Simply acknowledging dads… Continue Reading >

Lullaby and Good night…

When you listen to lullabies you’re not only soothing your bub, you’re also saving children the world over! You’re home with your little bundle of joy and the first days and week or two are just precious… then your baby’s… Continue Reading >

Lovekins Pty Ltd

LOVEKINS is an Australian wellbeing and skincare company specialising in a range of natural and organic pregnancy + baby skincare and personal care products. Founder & CEO Amanda Essery is a 6th generation Australian Chinese, born and raised in Darwin,… Continue Reading >