Dental Care and Happy Healthy Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an exciting time. It can be a hormonal time too. Pregnant women tend to become more susceptible to oral infections and are at increased risk of gum disease and permanent tooth damage. Effective care is required not only for the mother but also for a healthy future of the child to be bor...
Challenges while Raising Kids and Caring for Elderly Parents
Raising kids can be a tough job on its own, but when you add caring for your elderly parents to the equation, you find yourself in a situation that might seem impossible to manage. It can exhaust you, especially if you have a full-time job to combine with your family obligations. Here is some advice...
Communication Post-Divorce
Communication Post-Divorce Communicating with your ex-partner is not always the easiest thing in the world to do.  Often it depends on how you communicated during your relationship and what circumstances occurred for your relationship to finish.  For those that just fell out of love but remain b...
Legal Context of Social Work in Domestic Violence
Legal context of social work in domestic violence Domestic violence laws in Australia are complicated as each State and Territory have different laws, which can make it difficult to understand what protection orders mean in different parts of the country.  The Queensland Parliament updated the legi...
Technology Facilitated Abuse in Co-Parenting Communication
Technology facilitated abuse in co-parenting communication It is common for victims of domestic and family violence to be court ordered to co-parent with their ex-partner.  Just like separated families who have not experienced domestic or family violence, regular communication with your ex-partner ...
Separation with domestic violence
Separation with domestic violence If you are considering leaving a relationship that is dominated by domestic violence, there are many things for you to think about before you walk out that door.  Of course, if you are in physical danger, get out right now!  And please DON’T GO BACK!  Research ...
What Does Coercive Control Look Like?
What does coercive control look like? Coercive control is a tactic used by perpetrators of domestic and family violence that requires no physical contact with their victim.  They can use coercive control to isolate, stalk, harass and intimidate all through seemingly innocent means.  The aim of coe...
Co-parenting Communications and DV Relationships
Co-parenting Communications and DV Relationships Communicating about your children with your co-parent who is either your ex-spouse or significant other is never an easy thing to do.  Parents who do communicate successfully, keep their children as the focus of their communications and they respect...
Guide Your Child Properly on Their Journey to the Stars
Guide Your Child Properly on Their Journey to the Stars   Helping your child reach for the stars doesn’t mean that you have to prepare them for the celebrity life from their early childhood. Of course, if your child expresses interest in this kind of life, there’s nothing wrong with giving ...
The Subtleties Of Domestic Violence
The Subtleties Of Domestic Violence Most people today have heard about domestic or family violence.  But usually what comes to mind is loud screaming, broken bones and bruised faces.  We expect to see the consequences of the domestic violence and without that visual evidence, it is easy to assum...
Co-Parenting and School
Co-Parenting and school   Who else here haves children in Kindergarten and ready to start school in 2018? Have you decided which school they will be going to? Have you chosen a school and your ex another? Being a parent is tough enough but when you are battling an ex as well it can feel like t...
How Working with Children Helps You Find Happiness and Fulfilment
How Working with Children Helps You Find Happiness and Fulfilment Sometimes, when we’re overwhelmed with obligations. When we can’t remember why we do all the things that we do. And when everything is complicated and difficult, help can come from unexpected places. When the stress becomes too mu...
Learning a Language Made Better with E-Learning Technologies
Learning a language Made Better with E-Learning Technologies Use of computers and new technologies have become a crucial part of our lives and have taken over every facet of it, including education. With the help of technology, educators, students and parents alike, have a variety of learning tools...
How to Promote Your Child's Development with Modern Toys
How to Promote Your Child’s Development with Modern Toys All kids love toys. That’s a given, and something that all parents deal with and most of us actively encourage. Not only do we love seeing our kids happy, but we know it’s important to keep them entertained if we want to get anything at ...
10 Free Online Resources and Apps for Kids with Dyslexia
10 Free Online Resources and Apps for Kids with Dyslexia For a long time, kids with dyslexia were overlooked in the classroom. It was assumed that they just weren’t very bright, or that they were disruptive due to bad behaviour rather than frustration. This is no longer the case, and teachers are ...
How to Bring Zen into Your Child's Room
How to Bring Zen into Your Child’s Room Let’s be honest – decorating a child’s room is a nightmare for most parents! With all those toys, books, clothes and other unwanted clutter all over the place, it’s only natural to feel this way. However, kids are supposed to be unorganized and this...
Creating a Child-Friendly Playroom
Creating A Child-Friendly Playroom Whether you are a parent, guardian, daycare provider, or grandparent, a child-friendly playroom will come in handy. As toddlers relish an area of their own, dedicating an area just for your child will benefit both of you. Knowing this, here are a few tips on how to...
Prepare Your Baby for its First Visit to Your Local Dentist Clinic
Prepare Your Baby for its First Visit to Your Local Dentist Clinic   Baby teeth are the most delicate thing to handle for any doctor and mothers often shillyshally at the idea of providing perfect dental care or making right decisions about when exactly to take their baby to local dentist’s c...
Kindergarten Matters: the Importance of Early Childhood Education
Kindergarten Matters: The Importance of Early Childhood Education   As the kids hit pre-school age, many parents are left wondering whether enrolling their children in kindergarten is the right decision. It’s important to mention that kids learn a lot about the world around them in early chil...
How Pets Aid in Raising Children
How Pets Aid in Raising  Children   Every single parent on this planet tells themselves at some point ‘I want to raise my child to be a good person’. And there are too many factors to count what actually influences raising children right and what makes the most difference. However, the sa...