10 reasons to keep your twins and multiples in the same class, and 10 reasons to separate them!

To separate twins and multiples at school or not is one of the biggest decisions multiple birth parents face when their children start school.   Obviously in some cases the decision is taken out of your hands, such as if the… 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 >

The 10 Reasons for Motherhood Burnout

A few years ago, one of my mentors, Brandi MacDonald — a social worker and trauma-informed counsellor who works with chiropractors — wrote an article about how chiropractors were getting burnout in the healing profession. It sparked something within me,… Continue Reading >

6 Life Skills Your Child Will Learn Through Starting Their Own Business

By Julie Medeiros Julie Medeiros is a business professional with degrees in education and marketing, and a founder of Miss M Online Classes – the educational project offering children 8+ business education about discovering and monetising their talents, marketing and entrepreneurship.   Many of you… Continue Reading >

3 Reasons Why You Binge Eat

Does this sound familiar? Have you ever found yourself staring into an empty packet of chips or tub of ice cream asking yourself “why did I do it” overwhelmed with guilt, shame and self-loathing? “Why can’t I stop binge eating?”… Continue Reading >

Sociological and psychological reasons why children lie and how to support them not to lie.

One of the forefront reasons children tell lies is saving self or what in psychology we know as self-preservation. The fear of disappointing those in whom eyes they want to be seen as good. Socially, imagine letting down those that… Continue Reading >

Too Busy to Read to your Child? Try these tricks

by Susan Taylor Reading aloud to children from a young age every day is so important for many reasons. Not only is it a great bonding experience, but it helps grow their language and communication skills, boosts imagination and creativity,… 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 >

Overcoming Stagnation in our Life

By Krissy Regan The Wellness Poet   Do you sometimes feel like you are not moving forward? In this article I discuss the idea of Stagnation, and ways we can overcome it. This past 2 months I’ve felt myself stagnate… Continue Reading >

10 Reasons to Take Your Child to the Library

by Susan Taylor   The library was such a magical place to me when I was growing up. I have so many happy memories going there with my mum and spending hours discovering and reading new stories in such a… Continue Reading >