How to Raise Outdoor Kids

Attributed to Linda Drummond, Author, How to Raise Outdoor Kids   It sounds simple doesn’t it? But raising kids who love and cherish the outdoors (with just the right balance of caution and fearlessness) is an art. Australian Geographic’s How… Continue Reading >

How to Raise Happier and Healthier Children

As parents, we all want to raise happy, healthy children who are equipped with self-confidence and compassion to navigate this new world. We know that being a well-adjusted adult increases the likelihood of living life on our terms with little… Continue Reading >

Raising Brave Kids as an Anxious Parent

Being brave doesn’t mean that you are not afraid. Being brave means to keep your own fear and anxiety under control, and not curtail your children’s freedom to develop. Some people find that easier than others. Some cannot let go… Continue Reading >

Giving New Parents a Virtual ‘Village’ To Help Raise Their Baby

Having a baby, especially your first is already a challenging time but during this COVID-19 Pandemic, many new parents are feeling alone and isolated. They are missing out on many of the usual supports such as friends, family, health professionals… Continue Reading >

‘Tis the Season to Stay Healthy! (Top 10 Tricks to Keep on Track throughout the Christmas Chaos)

Brace yourselves!!! The Christmas season is in full swing… the added demands of school holidays are about to hit the next level…. and the relentless strain of ‘making an appearance’ at every ‘do’ you’ve been invited to…. all add to… Continue Reading >

Almost 80% of serious burns and scalds to young children occur in the home.

Experts are urging parents and carers to be vigilant and take action to reduce the risks of burns and scalds this winter, a time of heightened burns risk. The call comes at the beginning of National Burns Awareness Month– an… Continue Reading >

How to be a New-Old fashioned parent?

All parents have different opinions on how to raise children, and there isn’t a magical formula that works for every child. With the influx of contemporary parenting terms and techniques like Helicopter parenting, Tiger parenting, Lawnmower parenting it’s no wonder… Continue Reading >

Top 10 Reasons Why Children Should Play Sport

Media brought to you by Kelly Sports Let’s face it, how lucky are we to live and raise our children in Australia! The sun and climate allow our children to play outdoors twelve months of the year.  Our houses, gardens, and parks… Continue Reading >

From the loss of a nephew to a national disco broadcast that raises funds for Red Nose!

This year marks 10-years since my nephew passed away. It breaks my heart every time I hear of a family going through the loss of a child. A loss is so obviously heartbreaking for parents, it also breaks the hearts… Continue Reading >

How to Raise Good Little People

Does your kid smile at complete strangers? Offer to help someone in need? Say please, thank you and excuse me? Show compassion, kindness and respect at all times? Invite and include everyone in their classroom to their birthday parties? If… Continue Reading >