Be Careful How You Speak to Your Children

As parents we are often under a lot of pressure to keep the proverbial plates spinning in the air. Many times, in our efforts to get everything done, we don’t pay enough attention to how we speak to our children…. Continue Reading >

The Role of Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists in Early Intervention

Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists work across a broad range of areas and with people right across the lifespan from infancy through to the elderly. One area of speciality that some therapists choose to focus on is Early Intervention. These… Continue Reading >

Tips for Rediscovering Yourself During Parenthood | Anneliese Braendle | Ep 158

  Being a parent, despite being an absolute honour, is most probably the hardest role anyone will ever undertake, not to say with the greatest amount of responsibility. When you find out you’re going to be a parent for the… Continue Reading >

The Keys To Understanding Your Child

One moment I was married and a father and then the next, I was raising 3 sons on my own. The youngest being 4 years old, and his older brothers, 11 and 12. At the same time I was in… Continue Reading >

Your Baby’s First Teacher – Yes You!!

Written by Dr Tessa Grigg and Bindy Cummings   When your beautiful baby came into the world we are sure you were not thinking about your new role as a teacher. But that is, in fact, what every parent is:… Continue Reading >

The Challenges and Rewards of being a Gay Dad

By Jacqui Tomlins, as seen under Rainbow Families   Gay men are taking an increasingly active role in parenting through fostering, co-parenting and surrogacy. In recent years, the increased prevalence of out gay dads has helped raise awareness and drive… Continue Reading >

Recognising ALL our dads on Father’s Day  

This Father’s Day we are imploring Australians to give thanks and think about ALL our Fathers. Whether they are single dads, stepfathers, donor fathers, blended fathers, traditional dads etc.  Whatever the role your father plays for you or the man… Continue Reading >

National Stepfamilies Day Australia

The last Sunday in July is National Stepfamilies Day – a day which recognises and celebrates the many different family types in Australia and acknowledges the important role stepparents can play in childrens’ lives. It might be a new concept… Continue Reading >

Home Schooling Tips 

Tricks to not only help parents and carers keep their sanity, but find the unique benefits of homeschooling By Kate McMahon, Student Tutors As parents and carers around the world grapple to juggle their new roles as teacher, canteen supervisor,… Continue Reading >

Mum and Step Mum

Kate Munn is a mother of three, publicist, wine and comedy enthusiast living on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Keep an eye out for her upcoming book with Buddy Miller Amputee Daddy.   Last month the woman next to me married my… Continue Reading >