Understanding Resilience

Resilience is a complex concept, yet it is often a tangible goal for parents when they think of their hopes and dreams for their child.  Everyone would love for their child to be “resilient”, but what does it really mean. … Continue Reading >

Easy Ways to Entice Your Kids to Embrace Better Health

Way back when I was a kid, I never understood the value of physical activity, exercise or fitness…. I never grasped the critical importance of nutritious food to fuel my body…. and I certainly never learned my ‘physical worth’ from… Continue Reading >

I Come from A Long Line of Dads

My dad was a dad, his dad’s dad was a dad and his dad’s dad’s dad was also a dad. I come from a long line of dad’s, however, with my looks, awkward personality and complete lack of any understanding… Continue Reading >

Being a Step Mum

Other, spare, bonus, extra, mums are everywhere and they get such a bad rap thanks to fairy tales like Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel.  Being a Step Mum or a Mum in a blended family can be a balancing act… Continue Reading >

A Day in the Life as a Baby Whisperer

When I first realised that I was able to fully hear what was on the minds of babies…what was in their thoughts, it came as a complete and utter surprise. I already knew to instinctively talk to the babies. Knowing… Continue Reading >

Why bilingualism matters!

By Youthrive Speech Pathologist Freeda Thong   What is bilingualism? Bilingualism is being fluent in understanding and speaking two languages. There are more bilingual and multilingual people in the world than there are monolinguals. In Australia alone – being one of… Continue Reading >

Parenting – starts with communication 

Parenting is often formed by what we were shown in our childhood, how we were parented. Sometimes this changes dependent on the consciousness of that person to either stay in that paradigm or to completely change the course. Either way,… Continue Reading >

My child has ADHD, what can I do to help?

It can be hard enough parenting without additional complications such as ADHD. At times it can feel like you are talking a different language to your child, and in some ways you are. Children with ADHD do have functionally different… Continue Reading >

Meaning of Mother’s Day

May is here! And when May comes, Mother’s Day is just a few days away. What does this mean? Shops will be promoting a lot of their gift ideas and discount sale offers for mothers. Social media will be buzzing… Continue Reading >

How to save money by growing vegetables at home

By Becky Searles – Family Garden Life   Hands down, homegrown produce tastes better, is higher in nutrient value, and is the one form of ‘organic’ that you know is real, well that’s if you choose to grow an organic… Continue Reading >