Helping our children manage big feelings

mother comforting daughter with school anxiety

All kids at some point have big feelings, feelings they will likely need some help to manage. As children develop and grow, they will inevitably face a variety of challenges and emotions. In order to effectively manage these emotions and build resilience, it is important that we provide them with the tools and support they need.

Telehealth for Kids – What to expect

Young girl using laptop for telehealth consult at home, close up

We know the idea of switching to Telehealth sessions can be a little alien or anxiety provoking, so we thought we’d give you an insight into how therapy with children can work well over video. These days many of us have had to adapt to communicating via video, for social catch ups, work meetings or […]

Board Game Review Part 1

Chameleon Board Game

At the end of every year my family sit together and we write a list of 100 things we are going to do in the next year. We go around the table and everyone adds something to the list that they would like us to do. Lets just say it’s an eclectic list!

Opinions are like… well you know the rest

children's opinion on colouring

Don’t get me wrong, I know that people have opinions on all topics, not just children and not just young children, but in this instance, I’m going to stick with the area of parenting toddlers in shopping centres and what that means in the big, kind of ugly world of unsolicited opinions.

Board Game Challenge! – 30/4/2020

there are many different board games to play

Wow, I thought keeping kids entertained during regular school holidays was hard! The restrictions we are experiencing these school holidays as a result of Covid-19 are adding a whole new dimension to fighting school holiday boredom…

Catching your breath during parenting…

mother is exhausted from child

Before becoming a parent I had quite firm ideas in my mind of what it would be like. Of course I would be able to continue working the way I was beforehand. Travel? No problem. Working from home, no problem, I will just log in when the baby sleeps and get a good couple of hours in.

Toilet Training Workshop at Women’s Health & Wellbeing Services

children toilet training

Women’s Health & Wellbeing Services, together with Communicare are pleased to be running a FREE Toilet Training Workshop at our office in Gosnells on Thursday the 27th of February 2020. From 6.00pm – 7.30pm. This informative workshop aims to provide you with knowledge and tools to help you through this stage with your child. 

Talking to your kids about Sex (gasp!)

They put what where?

Does the idea of talking to your children about sex fill you with dread? Or are you keen to open up a conversation (or a few conversations!) but don’t know how? Are you worried about what children are exposed to online and/or about pornography?  Recall how you learnt about sex – was it helpful or not? What would you like to do differently with your children? What would you like them to know that you didn’t? So. Many. Questions!