Separation Anxiety

It is natural for young children to feel anxious when saying goodbye. Even though separation anxiety is a normal stage of development it is very difficult to cope with. Being empathic to the child in supporting them through the anxiety… 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 >

You Don’t Have to Feel Awkward

You don’t have to feel awkward when talking to someone with intellectual disability. Did you know that more often than not, you are more worried about what you’re going to say and how you’re going to say it, than the… Continue Reading >

Why Kids Lose Their Stuff and Parents Lose Their Mind!

by Dr. Scott Zarcinas   Take a stroll around any primary school or high school and you’ll find lost property boxes crammed with school tops, jackets, hats, calculators, and even socks and shoes. It’s like the story of the Magic… Continue Reading >

How to Bake Bread like a Pro

With many of us at home more than ever before, baking bread has seen a serious revival. Crusty, chewy, soft, bouncy, totally delicious and 100 per cent comforting… however you like your bread, there is nothing stopping you from making… Continue Reading >

Mother’s Day 2020

Motivation takes practice, it takes dedication, and it takes time and PATIENCE. Rome wasn’t built in a day and if you are going to be successful in change – it’s going to be a life change – and that takes time. If… Continue Reading >

Top Tips for New Mums Beginning their Newborn Nursing Journey

New mums face many kinds of emotional challenges when it comes to feeding a newborn. For many it takes time, patience and practice and with the right tips and tricks, mums can tackle breastfeeding head on. Dr Nicole Highet from… Continue Reading >

How to approach your child’s teacher

How should you approach your child’s teacher when you are concerned about something occurring at school? Parents often find themselves in difficult situations with teachers. While teachers are there to facilitate your child’s learning, their roles and responsibilities have changed… Continue Reading >

Bringing Baby home. Now what?

Those first few days when you get home after birth can seem the most daunting, bewildering but also a glorious time. When I brought my first child home, many years ago now…eek. I had no idea what I was meant… Continue Reading >

Are French kids better, healthier eaters?

My cousin Angélique often complains about her daughter being an extreme fussy eater. I wish I could help, but working with family is a no-go zone. Anyway I am telling you this so you know that in France kids are… Continue Reading >