5 Lessons I’ve Learned as an Eczema Mum

Ah… the life of an eczema mum. Whether it comes out of the blue, or you had an inkling your child might develop eczema as it runs in the family, it is still challenging! The creams, the scratching, the waking… Continue Reading >

Learning to trust what it is that your baby is telling you.

When I listen to babies and tune into their thoughts, I am often surprised by their level of awareness. I verbalise to the parents what it is that I pick up, often confirming what it is that the baby is… Continue Reading >

Bringing Baby home. Now what?

Those first few days when you get home after birth can seem the most daunting, bewildering but also a glorious time. When I brought my first child home, many years ago now…eek. I had no idea what I was meant… Continue Reading >

My Child Has Received a Diagnosis – What Now?

Receiving a diagnosis for your child can be devastating. It’s confronting to have your fears confirmed, hear the condition said out loud and seea diagnosis next to your child’s name for the first time. A diagnosis for your child makes… Continue Reading >

Building a Network of Trust

One of the key elements to empowering and protecting our young children against abuse is to ensure that they have a network of adults that they can trust (also known as a network of safety).  Although as parents, we may… Continue Reading >

A fish out of water. Is it happening to my child?

Sarah Smith, APD, Bayside Dietetics www.baysidedietetics.com.au   “Never feed him a lot. Never more than a spot! Or something may happen. You never know what.” Mr Carp gave this advice to a boy who bought Otto the fish from his… Continue Reading >

Learning to Trust your Instincts….

Trusting your instincts is a common enquiry, of when to know the gut instinct you have is right and best listened to, versus what a fear is arising in you from an emotional response by something in the media, the… Continue Reading >

What it is to be Human (big humans and kids alike!)

  So researchers have put their heads together and after much debate decided there are 6 primary human emotions… Anger Fear Sadness Surprise Trust Anticipation   Although a quick google search will, of course, provide a wide variety of answers… Continue Reading >

Give More, To Get More

When you give, you expand. In this expansion, you open yourself to be able to receive at the level you are able to give. The more you give, the more you open within yourself the space to receive.  When you… Continue Reading >