10 play ideas to beat the winter blues!

1- Have a Disco- the Trolls movie soundtrack is high on repeat at our house! Turn off the lights, turn the music up, forget the housework and dance away with your little one. You’re never too little or too big… Continue Reading >

Is my child ready to walk to school?

By Dr Kelly Bowers, Youthrive Clinical Psychologist   It’s natural that we want to make sure our children arrive safely at school. While it’s never easy saying goodbye to routine school drop-offs, is it time to give your children extra… 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 >

No Judgements Needed

I took my 2 boys to the beach yesterday about an hour away, and just wanted to move there as it was so tranquil… escape the reality of city life… ahhhh! Who else does this when they go somewhere nice?… Continue Reading >

Step Up, Step Back: A Father-Cub Relationship

Written by: Dr Matthew Roberts Website: My Doctor’s Handwriting   As my son was invested into his Cub Scout Pack a few years ago, I found myself standing back a bit from the action. There he stood alongside his fellow rookies,… Continue Reading >

You’re doing a great job!!!!

Regardless of if you fell pregnant naturally, tried to get pregnant for years, used IVF, had help from a surrogate, adopted or are a single parent or step parent. Well done! You are doing a great job!   Regardless of… Continue Reading >

Why walk?

In a world of Instagram Fit-spiration, the humble walk can often be overlooked as a serious contender in the exercise world. Walking is an excellent exercise for the days you don’t train at the gym or when you may be… Continue Reading >