Just simply worn out from trying – what went right today?



Everyday in my clinic I meet parents. Tired parents. Often quite simply just plain worn out. This parenting gig is a pretty full. Yes we know how much we love our children. But we are ourselves greatest critics. Often asking …
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5 Tips to Connect to your Child



There isn’t a parent I know that doesn’t start to count down the days leading to school holidays. As parents we are full of plans and love the change of routine that school holidays bring. Whether it be no more …
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How to Help Kids with Homework



  Parents the world over are so familiar the afternoon homework sigh! Now, that can be both kids and parents sighing… it can certainly be a drama or just part of the routine. So how can you as a parent …
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First born children are more intelligent than their siblings research reveals



By Patricia Murphy | 29th October 2015 |The Independant The first child born to a family is more likely to be clever than their brothers and sisters, a new study has suggested. New research carried out in a German University …
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QLD prep eligibility entry age changes



Kim Stephens – Brisbane Times – 14/01/15 As many as 5000 Queensland four-year-olds could potentially bypass kindergarten and enrol in prep this year, after an abrupt change to prep and kindergarten eligibility requirements. The Department of Education, Training and Employment announced …
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Teaching Your Baby to Settle



Self-Settling guide for a baby who is not yet standing. At the recommended sleep time, swaddle your baby (if your baby is still at the swaddling stage) and put her in bed on her back without a dummy.  Walk out …
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Sleep & Lack of & Performance



Tired at work and run down?  How’s your sleep? Our workplaces tolerate even promote very little sleep Sleep is one of the basics that everybody needs – food, water, oxygen and sleep.  Yet sleep in our fast paced modern world …
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Celebrate success in your family



With goals, you fly like an arrow, straight and true to your target I still have the empty champagne bottle that a friend gave to me as a gift to celebrate the publication of my first book.  Why haven’t I …
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The pre-handwriting skills your preschooler needs



This article was written for Kidspot by Nicole Madigan with additional information from Babysmiles – Nicole Pierotti  One of the first things our children learn at school is how to write, but there’s no need to wait till they start school …
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News: A Prominent Aust. Psychologist slams Parents.



By Sarah Sedghi | ABC News  A prominent Australian psychologist has warned Australia is currently raising a generation of spoilt brats, because their parents are “crap” and “never say no”. Dr Michael Carr-Gregg believes today’s parents have a lot to …
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