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Thursday, December 14, 2017

HOLIDAYS WITH KIDS – Take them or leave them?

The days are getting longer, the temperatures are rising, which can only mean one thing; the summer holidays will be upon us soon. The word...

POWER  FOR GOOD – National Anti-Bullying Week

  words | Polly Lavarello The experience of growing up has dramatically changed from generation to generation. Cultural norms have shifted along with new family dynamics,...

SLEEP SOLUTIONS – Let sleeping parents lie 

When you become a new parent, your conversations will generally revolve around three things: nappies - of which there are plenty, feeding - there...

ELF ON THE SHELF – How not to organise Christmas

When did the celebrating of Christmas become such an elaborate chore? Why is the onus on us as parents to create all the magic?...

PARENTS & PARTNERS – Becoming better at romance and parenting

With Valentine ’s Day approaching, what are your plans? Romance and parenting aren’t two words you often see close together. If these words were...

BABY LOSS AWARENESS – Speaking out about the heart-breaking experience

I regularly count my blessings for being a mother. Don’t get me wrong, I count the minutes until they are in bed too! It’s certainly...

‘NO MEANS NO’ GROUP – Proactive approach to child abuse

From the moment we first hold our newborn in our arms, we make a vow to do our utmost to love and protect them....

BORN 4 SPORT – The disadvantages to summer-born children

The summer is almost over and many of us are anticipating a return to routine with a sense of relish. I know I certainly...

HAVING KIDS – Is it worth it?

Have you made the decision not to have children? Now that I’m a parent myself, I get it. People are often shocked to hear that,...

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN – Discovering infinite possibilities

words | Polly Lavarello  What are your most enduring childhood memories? For me, holidays, birthdays and funny pranks (usually gone wrong) all feature strongly, but there...