Is time-out good parenting? An expert’s advice.

There is evidence that this parenting tool is significantly more complex than parents think and some experts even consider it a harmful practice.


Children, Chocolate and The Importance of Healthy Snacks

For many adults, the term “snack” is associated with eating food considered “junk”.


10 Tips For a Successful Start to Early Learning

My worst nightmare as a mother finally became a reality. No I didn’t miss an incredible sale at Baby Bunting, I was first in line.


Wellness and Wellbeing of a Parent to Enable a More Fruitful Household

As a parent, you never stop moving. You’re either driving your kids to footy practice whilst simultaneously helping your other child with their homework, packing lunches, cleaning the house or trying to get little Timmy to stay still, as you cut gum out of his hair.


The Dangers of Social Media for Children Under 6

Social media is everywhere – most of us use it for at least ten minutes a day, if not more. What’s even more terrifying is that my 5 year old has a better understanding of social media than I do.


Rewards or Punishment? Exploring Disciplinary Actions That Work.

Having a challenging child is draining to say the least. You hide the permanent markers and instruct your little one to refrain from writing on the walls, and no more than 5 minutes later they’ve drawn their interpretation of the Mona Lisa


Quality Time VS Routine Time: How to Avoid The Parent Guilt

After an extremely busy week of work, driving my kids from piano lessons to haircuts, and a quick trip to the hospital- don’t ask, I have a very rambunctious 4 year old- I finally had some time to sit on the couch, put my feet up, and bury my nose in my favourite book


Emotional, Behavioural, and Physical Signs of Anxiety in Children

I remember my childhood so vividly because I was such an anxious child. Back then there wasn’t much literature on anxiety with children. I was told to “suck it up”, “get over it” and stop being such a baby.


Have We Gone Too Far? Examining Different Parenting Styles.

When you’re a parent, everybody has an opinion on your parenting style. You’re too harsh, you’re too lenient, you shouldn’t let them do this or that.


Working Parent vs Stay At Home Parent

I reluctantly returned to work shortly after having my first child. Although I lost a large portion of my salary to childcare and transit fees, it was quite clear that returning to work was the best move financially for me and my family.