PM weighs in on fresh push for free or cheap childcare

19 June

Families could end up paying just $10 a day for three days a week of high-quality early childhood education as momentum builds to reform the troubled system. Early learning and parenting groups have rallied around a Centre for Policy Development...[Read More]

Separation and divorce are fairly simple legal processes

23 May

No matter how sincere and pure people’s intentions are when they utter their marriage vows and say ‘I do’, there comes a time in some marriages when the relationship irretrievably breaks down. In such cases, separation is usually inevitable...[Read More]

Harmonising Guidance and Friendship: The Art of Parenting with Heart

4 April

Navigating the dual roles of being a parent and a friend to your children presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities. This delicate balance requires careful consideration of boundaries, communication, and emotional intelligence.    The...[Read More]

Parenting styles and the pros and cons of each

13 March

It’s a common misconception that in therapy, a person will blame all of their life issues on their parents. This is not true.   However, decades of research indicate that a person’s mother’s or father’s parenting style may have an impact on...[Read More]

The Cornerstone of a Bright Future: The Importance of a Good Education for Your Child

22 February

As parents, we naturally desire the best for our children, aiming to lay down a path that leads to a fulfilling and prosperous future. One of the most critical and impactful steps on this journey is ensuring a good education for our children. A...[Read More]

Family law – separation and divorce

23 November

No matter how sincere and pure people’s intentions are when they utter their marriage vows and say ‘I do’, there comes a time in some marriages when the relationship irretrievably breaks down. In such cases, separation is usually inevitable...[Read More]

Different types of parenting styles and the pros and cons of each

3 August

It’s a common misconception that in therapy, a person will blame all of their life issues on their parents. This is not true. However, decades of research indicate that a person’s mother’s or father’s parenting style may have an impact on...[Read More]

Helping teenage kids with independent living at home

20 April

As time passes, helping your teenage kids with independent living becomes more and more important. To help them with the transition, you can encourage them to live more independently at home. We show you how with some tips on giving them more...[Read More]

8 Things Good Parents Do for Their Children

2 March

People know the importance of good parenting, but what makes model parents? What do they do for their children that shows they are good parents? Here, we unlock the mystery of good parenting with a list of 8 things good parents do for their...[Read More]

Baby bonus to help families grow with IVF

18 January

Falling pregnant can be an emotionally and financially taxing experience for women accessing IVF treatment but a first-of-its-kind NSW government program aims to relieve the costs for expecting families. Women who have IVF treatments in private...[Read More]

Work from home opportunities can be for everyone in 2023

29 December

One of the few important things the pandemic has taught everyone is that it’s possible to be productive and earn a living from home. In fact, some companies have seen the benefits of remote working options and continue to offer them as part of...[Read More]

How to Raise Successful Kids — Without Over-Parenting [TED Talk Video]

14 December

  By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren’t actually helping. At least, that’s how Julie Lythcott-Haims sees it. With passion and wry humor, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford...[Read More]

Children’s privacy on Facebook tightens

23 November

Australian children who join Facebook will automatically have tighter privacy settings under a global shift by the social media giant to protect young people. The change will kick in on Tuesday for Australian children under the age of 16, and...[Read More]

Fair go push on parental leave

16 November

Businesses are being encouraged by the federal government to equally fund paid parental leave schemes for men and women so families can maximise time with their children. While all parents are entitled to 20 weeks of government-funded leave, not all...[Read More]

Things to do to entertain teenage kids living at home

26 October

Sometimes, it may seem as though we have no connection to our formerly young, now-adolescent children. It can be difficult to relate with teenagers as they navigate adolescence by developing their own interests, experimenting with various social...[Read More]