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Be True To Yourself

by Michelle Powell Nowadays when it comes to women’s wellbeing there seems to be so much confusion. I call this the ‘3Cs effect’. So much Contradicting and Controversial information out there it creates inner Conflict as to what to believe. So where do we start when it comes to women’s wellbeing? One of my foundation ‘puzzle pieces’ when working with …

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3 ways to control technology, so it doesn’t control you

by Kylie McGillivray Constant focus on screens can take you off task and create a disconnect between you and your kids! Next time you’re having coffee see how many people you spot on screens, ignoring the people they’re with. Last year I made the announcement prior to our family camping trip, that it will in fact be a screen-free adventure, …

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Common questions relating to sleep

by Maryanne Sayers I wanted to share some common questions that parents ask in relation to their baby or toddler’s sleep issues, and my responses to these. If we move our toddler into a big bed, will this solve the sleep issues? Moving a young toddler into a big bed simply transfers the sleep issues from a contained cot environment …

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How much is too much ‘screen time’?

by Laura Kiln PgDip (CBT) (Child & Adolescence), BSc (Hons) CMHN That’s a question I get asked a lot! It’s amazing to think that the Internet is only 20 years old and it has transformed our lives, however it’s difficult to know the exact effect of information overload has on people. We do know that today’s children under ten are …

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Coaching kids – It’s not just for sport, it’s for LIFE

Written by Lisa Jenkins When we talk about coaching, we often think of adults however, coaching is just as effective for children as it’s another way of teaching essential life skills! Teaching children new skills comes in all different ways – family primarily teach children self-care, and engaging in relationships, etc. There are teachers for their academic work, and activities …