the secret to RAISING HAPPY KIDS – part 3

DAH NAH ~ PART 3 OF MY STORY… in which I spoke to parenting guru Michael Grose to get his no-nonsense parenting advice! Here’s the 3rd {of 6} key elements he believes will help you to raise happy, confident, well-behaved children… 3. DEVELOP YOUR CHILD’S RESILIENCE AND COPING SKILLS “Resilience is important for kids to help them cope with […]

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the secret to RAISING HAPPY KIDS – part 2

WECOME TO PART 2 OF MY STORY… in which I spoke to parenting guru Michael Grose to get his no-nonsense parenting advice! Here’s the 2nd {of 6} key elements he believes will help you to raise happy, confident, well-behaved children… 2. CREATE A SENSE OF FAMILY COMMUNITY “As families are becoming increasingly similar in this media age, it’s important […]

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the secret to RAISING HAPPY KIDS – part 1

BEING A PARENT IS CHALLENGING {OH YEAH}… and raising happy, confident, well-behaved kids can be even more challenging! I spoke to parenting guru Michael Grose {for a parenting story I did a while back} to get his no-nonsense parenting advice that will make our kids {and us} happy! Here’s the 1st {of 6} key elements he believes […]

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put this on your {family} bucket list: iFLY DOWNUNDER

HOW COOL IS THIS? WE’VE JUST BOOKED IT FOR THE BOY’S BIRTHDAY ‘PARTY’… When we asked the boys what they wanted to do for their birthday this year, they rattled off a whole list of carzy out-there things and when said ‘skydiving’ – we said YES!{That stopped them in their tracks!}Aha! We said yes because […]

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we-can’t-live-without: CHILDREN’S PANADOL

WHEN CHILDREN’S PANADOL APPROACHED ME TO DO THIS POST, I DIDN’T THINK TWICE… we’ve always used Children’s Panadol – and I wouldn’t {and don’t use} anything else for the boys! For teething, immunisations, fever, pain, colds {especially this time of the year} – we’ve used Children’s Panadol from ‘month one’ – and as the boys […]

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parenting: how to HELP YOUR KIDS keep ANXIETY AT BAY {part 2}

IT HAS BEEN ESTIMATED THAT 1 IN 7 SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN HAS ANXIETY BUT ONLY 1 IN 4 GETS THE HELP THEY NEED. We asked Lynn Jenkins, clinical psychologist, author and mother – who has just launched her latest book, a children’s illustrated titled; Lessons of a LAC – how we can help our kids deal […]

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