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

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

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…

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

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.

Kasey’s Perth Dining Out Guide

The highly anticipated, Perth Dining Out Guide is here! Kasey is a psychologist at WHWS but also has an incredible passion for cooking and exploring all of the amazing culinary delights around Perth. Before she abandons us to move back home to Sydney, she has kindly put together this guide. Each restaurant is rated out of 5 for quality and service and out of 3 for a price guide.

Board Game Review Part 1

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

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.