6 ways to help a child with anxiety
As the parent of an anxious child, you’re most certainly not alone. Millions of families all over the world are right there with you. Though ...Read More →
What are signs of anxiety in a child?
Normal anxiety in kids Anxiety is a normal human emotion and serves an important purpose. To keep kids safe. When kids feel anxious about trying ...Read More →
Do I tell my child they have anxiety?
This is a question that I know parents of anxious kids can struggle with and not without reason. It’s understandable to worry about giving your ...Read More →
3 Thinking skills kids need to thrive
Although scientists can’t agree (because it’s difficult to measure), it’s estimated we have around 70,000 to 80,000 thoughts a day. The majority of these thoughts ...Read More →
3 fundamental ideas to boost kids’ happiness through gratitude
More than just a nice feeling, gratitude is integral to happiness. If we can inspire and cultivate it in our kids, we’re doing so much ...Read More →
It’s time we stopped waiting for signs of mental illness in our kids
In 2015 the second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing Report revealed that one in seven Australian children between the ages of ...Read More →
6 Positive Ways To Respond To Your Anxious Child
When our kids feel anxious they come to us for help. Help to stop the worrying thoughts spinning around their head, help to get rid ...Read More →
Every upset is an opportunity to build resilience – how do you respond?
Do you know the noise it makes when you scrape metal on metal? I can't stand it. It makes my skin crawl. Ugggh. I have ...Read More →
6 ways to support your prep when the excitement wears off
I remember at the end of week two of prep for our son when he asked me when school finishes. Misunderstanding, I explained that for ...Read More →
It’s vital our babies see lots of smiles, even if we’re depressed
My anxiety was palpable when I was admitted to the mother baby unit (MBU) with our daughter 6 years ago for anxiety and much needed ...Read More →