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 >

How to Develop Resilience in Teens

Adversity and setbacks are a part of life. This is no less true for the formative pre-teen and teenage years. When faced with difficulties and challenges, we are presented with an opportunity to learn and grow from our experiences. For… 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 >

4 Ways to Empower Your Child

  Give your child choices– Who does not like to have choices? Right? You can begin the process of decision making at a very early age. I always encourage parents to select several items that they find appropriate, and then… Continue Reading >

Tips for Parents Supporting a Child Experiencing Negative Body Image | Maddy Tyers | Ep 151

  For anyone that has experienced a loved one suffering with an eating disorder will know it can be very complex. Many suffers do not realise they have a problem, heartbreakingly they see themselves very differently to others and they… Continue Reading >

Is Daylight Savings Ruining Your Family Health?

Author Deb Herdman   Recently in the media, it has been reported that there is some concern about daylight savings which begins early October. Creating panic and reporting a ban on daylight savings after health professionals declare it is bad… Continue Reading >

The Top Five Problems Encountered by Parents and How to Combat them by Jason Kimberley, Cool Australia

As many students embark on a staggered return to the classroom home learning is not off our radars just yet. As many states and territories begin trialling back to school in various forms the pressure is still on parents to… Continue Reading >

Sleep meditation to help Mums get more sleep

Wow, what a crazy start to 2020! I’m sure you’re all feeling the impact of the coronavirus epidemic. You might be feeling overwhelmed or scared about the future. It’s OK to be feeling those things, but it’s important to get… Continue Reading >

“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 >

Self-settling is the Secret to having a Great Sleeper!

I am passionate about SLEEP and understand the benefits for both adults and children, the evidence supporting sleep is compelling and widely understood and supported by health care professionals around the world. The human brain—yours and your baby’s—runs on sleep…. Continue Reading >