Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services is a not for profit organisation that works with women and families in the community to reduce the impact of mental health problems on families and to help foster growth, for strong women and strong families. Your small change will make a big change!

Ways you Can Help your Child Manage Big Emotions

When your child gets upset or angry, usually as parents you get upset as well. Older children as well as young children can still have emotional outbursts or tantrums, and often these are a result of the inability to self-regulate and manage big emotions.

Managing Back-to-School Anxiety for Parents and Children

Why Does Back-to-School Anxiety Happen? Back-to-school anxiety is a form of anxiety that occurs in children both before and after the start of a new school year. The anxiety is usually focused on the financial, academic or social implications of attending a new school or returning to an old one. The back-to-school season typically starts […]

The Way It Was Is Not The Way It Has To Be

another image of Joanne Shepherd from Mumma Activ

Having my second child, presented many challenges. Ones that would later define my mental health and put me into a mother and babies unit. Admitting defeat and being placed there was the last thing that I ever wanted but it was the way it happened.

Me Time Guilt

female having me time

So often I see my partner lying on the couch without a care in the world while the laundry basket is overflowing, dishes are on the counter and the floor is covered in cat hair. Why is it that as Women we feel guilty doing nothing- something that our kids and partners do without thought?

Life Balance. Basically just a funny Seesaw GIF…

'Our Day' Seesaw GIF

Life balance. Where is it? Can I buy it? Can I study it? How do I actually obtain this fictious myth that I can have some form of balance in my life because at the moment (well actually, the last 8 years) (side note, happy 8th birthday to my son in December, coincidence, I think not) my life feels more like this GIF below, than balanced. 

Life Grid

business women can also be mums

Becoming a mum for the first time (or third time) is amazing, it’s wonderful, it’s all you’ve ever dreamt of (for some mums, for others it is definitely not what they were expecting and not what the Huggies Ad makes it out to be!). From the moment they place the baby in your arms your life is changed forever.

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