Children

Nurturing your child's strength
HOW TO NURTURE A CHILD’S STRENGTH TO RELEASE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL   Each child is born with a unique gift, an a strength that they are great at. For parents, the key is to recognise and encourage this strength so that it enables the child to reach their true potential. I recently worked with Jane...
Quiet Time Activities for Kids
Quiet Time Activities for Kids   Sometimes, parents just need a moment to rest and relax when they get home from work and they do not have the strength to cope with the children’s energy. During those times, there is no need to get angry at kids or try to convince them to stay quiet, be...
Have a Safe and Happy Easter
Happy Easter You would have noticed that this week there was no post on Monday. Well that’s because I wanted to save it until today! I wanted to wish you all a happy and safe Easter.   Some of you will be with your kids, enjoy the day and the joy that it brings for them. It can be easy to for...
The power of letting go
Letting Go It is time to learn and accept that we cannot control everything With Easter being just around the corner it is the perfect time to start thinking about letting go, acknowledging and accepting what we can and cannot control. Each of us will have different views about what is and is not ac...
Preparing for Easter School Holidays
Preparing for Easter School Holidays & Special Days! Can you believe that Easter is only 2 weeks away? It is mind-blowing to think how quickly 2016 is going. With Easter only just around the corner it is time to make sure that you have plans in place and have prepared for Easter special days and...
School Graduation
Welcome back to Our Children Australia. Today we are talking about school graduations. Firstly if you have a child graduating from school this year – congratulations. This is a big milestone for both them and you. School graduations though for divorced and separated families can be tarnished espec...
Our top 3 communication tips
Today we are going to talk about 3 communication tips. Given that this site is here and focuses on co-parenting communication we wanted to give you our top 3 tips to help you along the way. Stick to the facts When you are communicating whether it be if you have something to say or if you are replyi...
Flexibility and Parenting Orders
Can you have flexibility in Parenting Orders? Today’s blog post comes as a result of a user question, and I think that came out of last week’s blog regarding orders and whether if you have orders in place, can you still have flexibility to do your own thing? So as I said last week, if your order...
Times and parenting orders - what does yours say?
Agreed vs Set times Today we’re talking about the time provisions in parenting orders and specifically what we want to talk about today is whether your orders are termed to be “as agreed” or whether the times are set out to be specific times. Most parenting orders should have both, so there sh...
School Holidays
It's hard to believe that school holidays are almost here! School holidays are going to be here before we know it. This is the last September/October school holiday, our last two week period before the upcoming six week school holiday period at Christmas time. So now is the time to start thinking ab...