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Raising Kinder Kids

There are so many things we’d like our kids to learn and do and be, but looking around at our fractured, increasingly hostile planet, it seems there is one virtue a lot of people have forgotten all about, or given up on entirely: kindness. Like the polar ice caps and

By |2020-01-21T09:47:50+02:00Jan 15th, 2020|Parenting|

Back To School Blues

Forewarned is forearmed. So consider this fair warning mums: going back to school ain’t pretty! If you already have children in the school-going category, you’ll know how busy and intense those first few weeks can be. Not only on us, especially on our kids. But just in case you

By |2020-01-16T14:10:08+02:00Jan 15th, 2020|School & Family, Parenting|

The Best Gift

There’s corny Christmas music blasting from the speakers, shiny tinsel and decorations adorn the malls and a beleaguered old Father Christmas sits in the middle. Yup, it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! And although I love this time of year, over the last few years (as I’ve scurried

By |2019-12-11T16:53:25+02:00Dec 11th, 2019|Parenting, Sustainable Living|

Happier Holidays

How to survive the holidays (and not kill your kids). The end of year holidays are upon us. And if you’re a Mum, this is both terrific and terrifying news. Yay for not having to plan or pack lunch boxes! Yay for not having to drag sleepy people out

By |2019-12-10T17:15:02+02:00Dec 9th, 2019|Parenting|

Ep 14: A podcast on Prem babies with Celeste Rushby

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and so we thought we’d get Parenting Coach, Occupational Therapist and prem-Mum-to-three, Celeste Rushby back in the studio to talk to us about how to survive this very stressful time in any parent’s life. This mumversation is a must-listen for every Mum of a

By |2020-01-17T10:54:09+02:00Nov 29th, 2019|Parenting|

Ep 13: Happy Siblings with Celeste Rushby

Parenting Coach, Occupational Therapist and fellow-Mum, Celeste Rushby is back in the studio to talk to us about siblings… How to prepare older siblings for the addition of newer ones, how to deal with sibling conflict and how to banish sibling rivalry once and for all!

By |2019-12-05T10:39:44+02:00Nov 28th, 2019|Parenting|

Super Stepmums

Kids and family dynamics can be tricky at the best of times. When you throw in the dynamic of stepparents and stepkids, things can get a whole lot more complex. In a recent feedback forum, many Mums asked for advice on how to deal with stepkids. We listened! So

By |2019-11-29T08:53:14+02:00Nov 28th, 2019|Parenting|

From Martyrs to Mothers

Martyr and Mother. Mother and Martyr. Pot-tay-toes, Pot-ah-toes right? I don’t know about you, but I always thought these two came from the same root word. After all, they sound so similar, and there definitions are almost inter-changeable… or at least I thought they were until I did a bit

By |2019-11-26T17:07:58+02:00Nov 26th, 2019|Parenting|
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