“OM” (Meditation for Stress Management)

Meditation allows you to live in the moment, to calm yourself, to regulate your breathing, to help visualise your successes and to help you focus your attention on the “good” in your life.   You can meditate anywhere at any time… Continue Reading >

Back to School – how much should your child’s backpack weigh?

There has been lots of controversy over how much your child’s backpack is going to weigh. How much does your child’s schoolbag weigh? It is suggested that a child’s schoolbag irrespective of their age their schoolbag should weigh about 10%… Continue Reading >

Incontinence

  What is incontinence? Incontinence is a term that describes any accidental or involuntary loss of urine (urinary incontinence) from the bladder or bowel motions, faeces or wind from the bowel. Incontinence is a widespread condition that ranges in severity… Continue Reading >

Report finds bullying and emotional and behavioural problems impact on primary students’ learning ability

New research has found that a large percentage of Australian eight to 12-year-olds are being bullied and/or experiencing emotional difficulties – and these children are falling behind their peers in numeracy and reading in the classroom. The Murdoch Children’s Research… 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 your hormones ruining your chances of conceiving?

You’ve been trying to conceive a baby for so long. It’s been months since you made the decision to stop taking the oral contraceptive pill and begin trying for a baby. You and your partner are so ready for the… Continue Reading >

What do you mean I can’t eat for two?

  Weight gain is a sensitive topic among pregnant (and non-pregnant!) women – however, it’s an important discussion to have, as one of the first steps to prioritising the health of your baby is prioritising your own. A recent study… Continue Reading >

Mental health issues for Primary School children

By Marianne Connolly It’s the question every parent eventually faces: “Is it normal for children to react like this, or could there be a mental health issue?” I really empathise with parents.  There is so much information out there and… Continue Reading >

NAMASTE for a great cause! Australia’s largest simultaneous kid’s yoga class is coming to help support children who are victims of family violence! Will you be part of it?

I’m literally bursting at the seams to tell you about this exciting event that Little Rockers Radio is running. As with all of our events, we make them fun and interactive, so all the kiddies can be involved. The cause… Continue Reading >

Toilet Training

We are currently in the process of toilet training with our now 3-year-old. We introduced a potty when she was around 2 years. It has taken a lot longer than expected and we have had many setbacks. I had tried whilst I was still… Continue Reading >