The kids are doing just fine…

by Shane Warren   In recent years all across the globe, we have witnessed a growing public debate about the rights of same-sex attracted couples being allowed to marry.  Echoing down the halls of this debate constantly is the discussion… Continue Reading >

Reasons Why Parents Engage with Schools

When a parent goes to a school they usually approach the teachers or the principal for one of five reasons. When the teacher or principal asks the very first question after a parent has expressed their issue the first question… Continue Reading >

How to help your child speak confidently to adults

By Kasey Lloyd, Youthrive Psychologist   Why do some children find it easy to converse with family friends, professionals, and strangers while others struggle to whisper ‘hello’? Some researchers suggest we are born with different temperaments, while others suggest that… Continue Reading >

Developing the vocabulary skills vital for success!

By Sabina Pyne, Youthrive Speech Pathologist   Did you know that vocabulary growth helps kids think and learn about the world and is directly linked to their overall success at school? If your child is struggling with reading, research suggests that there… Continue Reading >

Gut Health for Kids

By Sarah Smith from Bayside Dietetics Have you heard the one about the adult who was cured of fatigue and tummy pain by making sure their gut was “healthy”? Kids can have these symptoms too but may struggle to communicate… Continue Reading >