Resources

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...
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 ...
Applying for a divorce
Applying for a divorce yourself?   First and foremost – I am not providing you with legal advice. All I am going to do is show you where to get the forms from so that if you are applying for a divorce yourself you can. Secondly however for my own protection you should always seek the advice o...
Getting out of debt and into your new life
Getting out of debt - do you have a plan? We are kicking off the month of February already for 2016 and this month our theme is money!  So to start off with we are going to look at ways of getting out of debt.  If you are separated or divorced it is likely that you ended that relationship with som...
Power of Music
The power of music during times of change Achieving stability for your child whilst your family takes on a new form can be a challenging task, however with the right tools, it can be achieved. Music can be an extremely powerful tool during times of change. It can provide a platform to help your chil...
online calendars and co parenting
Online calendar - do you use one? Welcome beck to Our Children Australia. Today we are going to talk about an online calendar and how using one can help you with your co parenting duties. When I was practicing family law one of the issues that often came up is that calendar’s varied household to h...
Book Pack Competition
Today we have a competition We have been given some amazing book packs from Big Sky Publishing and so I thought the best way we could do this would be to play a little competition.   We have 3 book packs to give away!   The first book pack is for children aged between 3 and 5 and includes:...
Great New Podcast for parents!
I was lucky enough this week to meet Emily M Morgan the creator of the podcast for parents - "Parents in the Know".  After reading her articles and listening to her podcast I set about to meet this remarkable woman, mum and entrepreneur. For those of you who read our expert articles you will see th...