Teacher-Librarians – The Aunty of the School

If the classroom teacher is the ‘school parent’, then the teacher librarian is an aunty. They are a caring, supportive presence in a child’s life. A person with responsibility and a high level of investment in the child, they are… Continue Reading >

Simple Steps to ESCAPE the ‘Summer SWELL’

We often hear people talking about how easy it is to lose weight during the summer months (because we supposedly eat ‘lighter’ and get a little more active).… but for some of us (and our kids), summer can have the… Continue Reading >

5 top tips on how to have a better birth

 By Renee Adair It can be so easy to get bogged down with all the well-meaning dos and don’ts that are thrown your way when you find yourself pregnant for the first time. There is an ocean of information that… Continue Reading >

Feeding a Child is full of challenges: Get the Support that is Right for You

I remember that first month of breastfeeding my first baby as being incredibly challenging both emotionally and physically. No-one had warned me about this. As much as prenatal classes are interesting, supportive and prepare you for birth, once the baby is born, there… Continue Reading >

Why I struggle to be a good friend

I used to be a great friend, well I think I was.   Then Anxiety and depression reared its ugly head, I felt like it was downhill from there. My friendships changed when I had my kids, I couldn’t drop… Continue Reading >

What are Woven Wraps?

Looking for your first baby carrier/sling can seem quite overwhelming at first with a large variety of types and brands available online.  Once you start you might quickly discover the world of woven wraps.  But what exactly are they, and… Continue Reading >