Two toddlers playing on a tablet screen

Can too much screen time hinder a toddler’s development?

We’ve all been there – you show your two-year-old a real photograph of someone and they try to “swipe” it across. We all roll...
Dad comforting depressed and crying daughter

How to help your child maintain positive mental health

October is Mental Health Awareness Month, with the intention of raising awareness around mental health in general. When we consider the statistics of mental...
Small boy rubbing his eyes due to allergies

What triggers eye allergies & what you can do to treat them

While it’s a beautiful blossom-filled season for most, spring is also the time of year that allergy sufferers dread. “Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis or eye...
Tired lady having a relaxing head massage

Spa etiquette: 7 important questions answered

Planning a much-needed mom spa break? Whether you’ve visited a spa before or are planning to do so for the first time, here are...
Gaslighting written on a fogged up window

Ghosting & gaslighting: Extreme forms of rejection

Ghosting has been defined as “the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and, without explanation, withdrawing from all communication.” While...
Newborn baby crying

Why babies cry, and how to soothe them

I recently came across a quote which I feel is very appropriate to the topic: “Because babies don’t come with owners’ manuals!” Probably one...
Mom spanking her child on the bum

What the new spanking legislation actually means

Can you hit you from a place of love? In a society fraught with gender-based violence, is physically punishing your child teaching them how...
Baby toddler learning to crawl outside

How important is crawling for your baby’s development?

If you think crawling is just for babies, think again. Crawling can be used as a rehabilitative and restorative movement in adults to achieve...
Father and son having an awkward conversation

Talking about awkward stuff with your kids

We have all had our own experience of “The Talk” to some degree. Some may have had a positive experience of this, while the...
Practitioner doing Bowen therapy on patient

The benefits of Bowen therapy for all your aches & pains

This month I want to introduce you to an extraordinary therapy that has been around for more than 60 years and has been practised...
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