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Teach Your Kids Self-Awareness

By: Jenny Baxter

How to teach your kids self-awareness so they understand themselves better, and know the impact they are having on others.

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Feeling Overwhelmed? 5 Ways to Beat the Transition Blues

By: Jenny Baxter

Sometimes, it helps to remember that no one, young or old, likes change. You are not alone if you feel overwhelmed. The thing is, you CAN beat the transition blues, and its demoralising affect on you.

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A Dad who Loved with All His Heart!

By: Jenny Baxter

Rarely do we, as children, consider the protective, all-encompassing love our parents have for us. But one day I saw it happen as my cousin’s sudden death began some unusual activity at our house.

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HELP! My Kids Ask Me Too Many Questions!

By: Jenny Baxter

How many times have you thrown your hands up in frustration at the never-ending WHYs?

Recently a friend posted the following cry for help on Facebook. (You can see my answer further down)

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You CAN be a Mother-in-Law Legend!

By: Jan Murray

While mothers-in-law often get a bad wrap in our culture, really all they want is the best for their kids. Mostly, they have their hearts in the right place. It’s not impossible! You can be a mother-in-law legend.

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Let’s Be Collaborators, Not Competitors!

by: Harriet Connor

As a mum, I know how easy it is to fall into the trap of seeing other mothers as competitors. When we meet another mum, we immediately start making comparisons; we want to know how we “rank” against her in different areas: our parenting, our appearance, our children, our cooking, our job etc.

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Pure Baby Bliss between Grandmas and Mothers?

By: Jan Murray

Our guest blogger this week is Jan Murray, reflecting on Grandmothers helping Mothers. Is it a case of pure baby bliss? Or is it a family melt-down?Well, at very least, let’s avoid the melt-down!

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Anxious Motherhood: My Ducks Were In A Row

By: Samantha Freestone

I knew it in my gut I wanted to be a mum. In fact, pre-kids I used to say I wanted five children!

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Planning a Trip? 6 Strategies When Leaving Your Children

By: Jenny Baxter

Heading away for a holiday or trip, and leaving your children with friends or family? Sounds exciting! But it’s good to be aware there may be long-term outcomes, even with your very best intentions. This blog explains some of the strategies you can use to ensure your children manage the separation with as few adverse effects as possible.

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