Community, Mental Health

Raising Children and Productivity

Lindy is a young Mum to two energetic boys. Lindy's house is orderly and tidy, and Lindy works part time in a local law firm. The boys go to Daycare when she is at work, and she reports they love the activities there. Even so, she ensures she makes up for the time away from… Continue reading Raising Children and Productivity

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Sunday Sayings – Children and Parenting

Have we become slaves to the potential to our children? Do we want them to succeed so much that we bend over backwards in providing the best opportunities for them?

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Proverbial Friday and Global Wisdom

Wise words from our ancestors, passed down from generation to generation. Best savoured a little a time. They may sound trite, the authors are anonymous, and wisdom is surely found within their concise words.

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No Dead bodies – Just a True Story of Courage and Love

Real healing and progress for autism, a condition that is considered incurable – that is surely something parents of Autists would ponder about. In Horse Boy, Rupert did just that and won, against all autistic odds.

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What’s for Dinner? – Salmon [Fiesta Friday]

Succumbing as my family are to the cravings they feel in the late afternoons, they drift out to the kitchen, one by one, muttering the daily question, "What's for dinner, Mum?" [ At this point, I have to steel myself and feign deafness, [clearly unsuccessfully], as I am always asked a second time, "What's for dinner?"

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Why Do Some Kids Throw / Chew Toys or Over – Eat?

Early development and exploration is all about putting items into the mouth in order to explore the world. Some kids will want to eat everything in sight, despite being well fed with nutritionally sound meals. Why is this? Having something in our mouth is a very primitive, calming tool. In utero, babies often suck their… Continue reading Why Do Some Kids Throw / Chew Toys or Over – Eat?