5 ways to help kids through grief

Talking about the death of a loved one is possibly the hardest conversation you can ever have with a child. It’s difficult on so many levels. Putting your own pain aside, trying to find an age appropriate way to introduce a child to the concept of death poses a...

The trouble with online conversations

Real life conversations are always good. Always. By conversing with others you learn new things, clarify your own thoughts and have the chance to share what you believe too. It’s usually a win/win situation. As long as you are happy  to listen to others’...

I Survived Solo Parenting Week!

It’s Friday! Which means my husband is due home after a week in Sydney and my stint of solo parenting will be at an end. It’s been an interesting week and I have learned a lot from it. When you’re outnumbered 3:1 you just have to do what you can to...

It’s All About Family

We’ve been very much focused on family this week. First, my parents came down for a visit for 2 nights before embarking on a journey to the warmer climes of Queensland. As they normally live 2 hours away we don’t see them as much as we’d like so it...