Parenting

Feeding Busy Kids

Feeding Busy Kids

Some kids are just born on the move and some just have an incredible metabolism and are constantly saying those three words we don’t always love to hear… “Mum I’m hungry” As a Mum of a very busy boy with ADHD, I’m always looking for ways to power pack healthy fats and...

Kids’ Gardening

Kids’ Gardening

Just as with learning to walk, children learn best by doing rather than by watching. Gardening with kids is filled with exploration, education and fun which allows them to experience things firsthand and participate in active learning. Working in a garden inspires...

5 Tips To Help You Survive Home Education

5 Tips To Help You Survive Home Education

For a lot of parents, the thought of homeschooling is stressful, but because of circumstances beyond your control, you’ve been thrown in the deep end and are now considering the new challenges it presents. Even though my decision to homeschool was one of choice, I...

Conversation Starters

Conversation Starters

As a parent, most of us feel as though we know our children pretty well. Their likes, dislikes and their unspoken emotions that are shown on their face and in their body language. However, as our children grow more independent of us the constant change can leave them...

Reading to Your Child

Reading to Your Child

We all know how important stories are for child development.  But when my daughter was born with a hearing impairment, I went on a journey into reading that was more impactful that I could have imagined. Prior to her birth, I wasn't an avid reader.  To be...

Pause that Perfection

Pause that Perfection

Think your child needs a perfect parent? Think again. Kids need  so many things in order to grow, but a perfect parent isn’t one of them.  In fact, a quest to be perfect can often have the opposite effect. So much of parenting is modelling, and we need to...

How to Have a Cool Baby in the Summer Heat

How to Have a Cool Baby in the Summer Heat

As temperatures rise we can finally cast off the winter woolies and think about picnics in the park and days on the beach.  But while it’s easy to slip, slop and slap if you’re a grown up, keeping a baby safe from the heat is a little more complicated. Here are three...

Banishing Nightmares and Night Terrors

Banishing Nightmares and Night Terrors

I have four children, so thought I knew how to deal with most kid-related dramas.  But then my third child started having night terrors. After a month of him these frightening episodes I spoke to all my mummy friends and even had a chat with my GP....

Winter Activities for toddlers

Winter Activities for toddlers

Winter is here, which means we can say ‘adios’ to the park playtime, beach afternoons, and outside water play. And ‘hello’ to frantically searching for ways to entertain our little ones during those rainy days. Granted, I only have the one toddler, so everything is...

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Gratitude
Gratitude

Writing in a Gratitude Journal each day can help increase your overall wellbeing and happiness. Use your journal to refocus on the multitude of positives in your life and create a wonderful treasure to reflect on as you navigate life. I have often looked back upon my...

Do you have a love-hate relationship with exercise?
Do you have a love-hate relationship with exercise?

Exercise can bring up a lot of funky feelings. You may be self–conscious about your athletic skills, that was me. Or you may be stuck in this story where you think you hate exercising. You might think exercise is something you “have” to do. Or maybe you think that if...

Are You a Tired Momma?
Are You a Tired Momma?

It's such an important part of our lives, but how much thought have you given to what goes into getting a good night's sleep? It wasn't until I became a sleep-deprived mom that I truly appreciated the importance of sleep (for myself and my daughter). Not only is it...

The Secret Topic of Miscarriage
The Secret Topic of Miscarriage

Why is miscarriage such a taboo subject? It is something people generally don't speak of or if they do, it's spoken of in secret. When pregnant with my first baby I was so excited to have finally fallen pregnant that I literally wanted to tell the world, but you see...

My Health is No Longer a Monday to Friday Job
My Health is No Longer a Monday to Friday Job

I was a Monday to Friday girl for many years. From work, to exercise, to eating well; it only happened on weekdays. Then weekends came and I consumed all the carbs I hadn’t eaten during the week, overindulged and stayed up much too late. Monday mornings came way too...

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